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By Alex Kuhn
Sports Editor 

Renewing the gridiron rivalry

The Burlington Huskies travel to Meeteetse to face the No. 1 Longhorns today

 

September 30, 2016

DAILY NEWS/ Tracie Mitchell

Burlington Huskies Austin Nicholson (69) and Tanner Trujillo (89) chase down Ten Sleep Pioneer Cory Rice during their game against Ten Sleep on Sept. 17. The Huskies won 62-8 over the Pioneers.

MEETEETSE - 2001 was the last time the Meeteetse Longhorns and Burlington Huskies met on the football field. The Huskies won in 40-0 rout over the Longhorns. The following season Meeteetse would play in 6-man football while Burlington stayed in 11-man until this season. Today the rivals will meet match up again jumpstarting their football rivalry.

The 6-man WyoPreps No.1 ranked Longhorns and their coach Matt Jensen are excited to see Burlington on the football field again, "Our kids know it's an important game with a school we have a rivalry with in other sports. This is the first 6-man foo...



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