Parade set to honor Newton Eagles' back-to-back state championships

Parade set to honor Newton Eagles' back-to-back state championships
Newton ISD has won its fifth high school football state championship. (Source: KTRE Staff)

NEWTON, TX (KTRE) - A celebration will take place for the Newton Eagles just weeks after their fifth state championship victory.

The Eagles were able to beat a tough Canadian team 21-16 at AT&T Stadium on December 19 for the Texas UIL 3A DII State Championship. It was the second in a row for W.T. Johnston and his players.

The team will have a parade starting at 2 p.m. on January 12 in downtown Newton. After the parade, there will be a meet and greet at the Newton Civic Center.

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