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.