Orioles Football Program Leaning In To First State Title
Posted by Perry Pulse at 9:48pm 11/15/18
"Truck is ready for States," Denise McClure wrote in the Morrice Football Facebook group, but calls her daughter, Korissa McClure, the artist./Courtesy photo
The Morrice Orioles Football Team will travel to Marquette in Michigan's western upper peninsula on Friday for a Saturday battle with the only team left that stands between them and a state title. It would be the program's first.
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#3 ranked Morrice will take on #1 ranked Pickford on Saturday morning at 11am.
A Pickford win would mean the first undefeated season for Morrice and the Orioles' first state championship.
One Team. One Dream.
Signs could be seen along M-52 in Perry and throughout the area on Thursday, offering support to the team. Perry schools is encouraging students to wear orange on Friday in solidarity.
The team will depart the school at 8am with a police and fire escort, traveling down Britton Road, where Perry schools staff and students will be standing outside to show their support as the team's bus passes by.
For streaming options of Saturday morning's game, click here.