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IHSA championship games ‘make us proud of where we are from’ say fans who flocked to DeKalb

“We back all of our sports 100%, football just seems to make us proud of where we are from,” Jeff Friddle, of Wilmington, said.

Wilmington's Jacob Friddle (left), Colin James, Dominic Dingillo and Karsen Hansen celebrate their win in the Class 2A state championship game Friday, Nov. 26, 2021.
Wilmington fans cheer on their Wildcats in the Class 2A state championship game Friday, Nov. 26, 2021.