Imhotep becomes first city school to nab state football title

The PIAA AAA State Championship trophy is kissed by the players. (Bastiaan Slabbers/for NewsWorks) (Bastiaan Slabbers)
The PIAA AAA State Championship trophy is kissed by the players.

In the frigid air a hundred miles from home, senior Mike Waters knelt along the sideline and buried his face in his white gloved-hands.

Behind the star running back, a pack of bundled and blanketed fans went wild. Before him, teammates from Imhotep Institute Charter High School danced and shouted across the field the way teenage boys do after winning a state football title, after making history.

. . . Story by WHYY’s Aaron Moselle continues on:
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Published by Bastiaan Slabbers

Independent freelance photojournalist. Philadelphia, PA based Dutch citizen. Producing multimedia content for local, national outlets and wire services. Available for assignments in Greater Philadelphia area and abroad.

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