TN. HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS FINISH CAREERS W/O A LOSS: Sure, ESPN has gone all ga-ga over the Patriots’ “Pursuit of Perfection”. But Tom Brady & crew still have a ways to go if they want to reach Maryville’s status of superiority:
The KNOXVILLE NEWS-SENTINEL has the story of Marvyille High School in Tennessee, who’s seniors just finished their four-year football careers without a single loss.The Rebels had clinched their 4th-straight Class 4A state title on Saturday with a 28-13 win over Maplewood. In each of their championship seasons, Maryville had raced through their schedules undefeated, compiling a 60-0 record in the past four years.
Some of the Rebel players still have trouble believing it. Maryville QB Brent Burnette trailed off as he spoke, “Sixty in a row is unreal. To never lose a high school football game….“But some of them know full well the fantastic feat they accomplished. WR/DB Stephen Shiver won’t soon forget: “You know it’ll keep hitting me later in life when I’m 30 or 40 and I pull out those four rings and they all say 15-0 on them.”
We wonder if the Maryville boys would harbor any ill will toward any other school trying to equal their amazing accomplishments, a la Mercury Morris.