Community raises $40,000 for Nevada high school football team

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I always like using the phrase that a high school football team is woven into the fabric of a community. Today’s story from Sparks, Nevada shows the importance of the of the Sparks Railroaders to the locals.

KOLO-TV reports that the community raised $40,000 to buy helmets and shoulder pads. According to the story, the team needed to raise at least $6,000 to replace twenty-four helmets.

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Jeff Fisher
Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.