El Paso, TX - Cathedral High School has become a TAPPS Division 5 football powerhouse. For the second straight year, the Irish celebrated a State Championhip pep rally in front of the student body.
Cathedral topped Village (Houston) Saturday night, 31-28 in the TAPPS Division 5 state championship.
Last year, the Irish became the first El Paso high school football team to win a state championship with a 37-14 win over Village.
Cathedral is coached by Hampton Hurt, who finishes the season 6-4 with another state title. Hurt called his last game, retiring as a head coach after 50 years on the sideline.