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Tiger football takes down Longhorns

In first game of the season, Encampment returns home with a 45-15 victory over Meeteetse


September 11, 2019

Mary Martin

Koye Gilbert, with a number of defending Longhorns behind him, goes in for a touchdown during Saturday's game.

For the first time in 29 years, the Encampment Tigers were able walk onto a football field wearing their school colors as they were hosted by the Meeteetse Longhorns on Saturday. Despite this being their first official outing, and initially trailing to the Longhorns, Encampment was able to turn the game around and head home with a victory.

"Meeteetse is a big and physical team," said Kegan Willford, head coach for the Encampment Tigers. "They came out and ran over us a little bit in the 1st quarter. We made some adjustments and our team never gave up and in, the 2nd quarter, we were able to...

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