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Madison, Lincoln Take Football League Titles

Madison wins

Madison and Lincoln high schools have won varsity football championships in their conferences this year and Superintendent Bill Kowba wants to congratulate not only the champions at those schools, but all students who participated in athletics this fall.

"For many students, high school athletics is a big part of growing up," said Kowba. "I salute all those that competed this year, win or lose. You all gained valuable life experiences and learned the importance of teamwork, exercise and good nutrition."

In football, Lincoln topped Ramona for the Division III championship, while Madison topped St. Augustine to win Division IV.

Madison advanced to the State Regional Finals, scheduled Saturday, Dec. 8, at Monrovia High School in Monrovia, CA. Donations are needed help the team raise money to cover travel expenses, including bus transportation, lodging and food. Donations can be deposited at any Chase Bank branch to account #965867625; make check payable to The Foundation of MHS and please write in the memo section of the check, "MHS Football Road to State Donation." Donations, including checks, are also being accepted at Madison High School by Vice Principal Robin Peters. Contact Peters at (858) 496-8421 for more information. Go to the Madison High website»