The football teams at Clarkson/Leigh and Howells-Dodge will spend this week preparing for state championship games at Memorial Stadium next Monday.
The Patriots will play for their first title in the D1 final, while the Jaguars will try to win a D2 crown a year after they were D1 champions. Howells-Dodge will face Hitchcock County in a battle of 12-0 teams in a 10:15 a.m. game. Clarkson/Leigh and Neligh-Oakdale, both with 11-1 records, will square off at 2:45 p.m.
Both games will be broadcast on 93.5 The Hawk.