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Sterling captures first football title with 2A championship

The Tigers topped Delta 27-19 in the state championship for their first title in program history.

PUEBLO, Colo. — Sterling is finally bringing home a football state championship.

The Tigers defeated Delta 27-19 in the Class 2A title game on Saturday at CSU-Pueblo for their first championship in program history.

The victory capped off a 12-1 overall season for Sterling, which fell only to an out-of-state opponent early in the regular season (at Scottsbluff, Neb. on Sept. 20).

The Panthers finished runner-up with an 11-2 record.

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Credit: KUSA