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The Somerset football team poses with the silver ball trophy given to teams which finish second in the state championship game.

State heartbreak: Somerset football team beaten in double overtime in state football championship game

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Few people around the state believed that the Somerset football team had a prayer of winning in the WIAA Division 4 state championship game.


When the Spartans took the field, they believed. And by the end of the game, they had converted many non-believers around the state.

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Dave Newman
Dave Newman has been the sports editor at the New Richmond News since 1988. He has covered the action in the Middle Border Conference, Dunn-St. Croix Conference and Big Rivers Conference for nearly 30 years.
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