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Every day through Dec. 2, we're reliving memories of the state tournament a year at a time, with stories, quotes, photos and scores. Writer Ron Haggstrom began with the 2021 champions, and is counting backward to 1972, a series of stories that ends with Prep Bowl weekend.

2:30 Tracking the growth of schools through football classifications

4:50 Championship games on different dates and at a variety of venues

7:30 Outdoor games requires tennis shoes instead of cleats

17:30 Who were the best state tournament champions

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