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El Campo and Shiner fought valiantly on Friday night, but both saw their season come to an end. East Bernard, on the other hand, routed Elysian Fields to earn a spot in the Class 2A, Division II state championship.
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FRIDAY'S FOOTBALL GAME SCHEDULE
Class 2A, Division II semifinal: East Bernard 52, Elysian Fields 8
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: Get all of the information on El Campo in the lead up to Friday's championship game.
IN PICTURES: Check out a gallery of photos from this season here.
Both Stephenville and El Campo dropped from Class 4A to 3A this year, Taylor Mitchell writes.
Bob Gillis has been a head coach for 19 years, with this being the pinnacle so far, Mike Forman writes.
Stephenville has been here many times before and is led by a top receiver and quarterback in the state, Taylor Mitchell writes.
Wharton County's football success has been a boon for the county's T-shirt screening shops, Will Brown writes.
This chance at a state title has been a long time coming for the El Campo community, Caty Hirst writes.
There are parallels between the 2012 team and the last Ricebirds team to make it in 1967, Taylor Mitchell writes.
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