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‘I think we surprised ourselves’

Fifty years after bringing home Statesboro High’s first state title in football, the 1956 Blue Devil

    It was a dark and dreary day when the Statesboro boys went to load the buses. It wasn’t raining during the game, but as the story goes, there had been plenty of bad weather leading up to kickoff. The football team of Statesboro High, however, wasn’t concerned with trivial things like the weather — they had a game to play.

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