Francis Howell wins 1st football state championship in program history last Friday night

Last week, the Francis Howell High Vikings made history, accomplishing something they had never done in the history of their football program.

Francis Howell High School won its first Missouri Football State Championship in program history Friday night. 

They defeated Fort Osage 49-21 for the Class 5 title at Faurot Field on The University of Missouri’s campus. 

Quarterback Adam Shipley had four touchdowns throughout the game, including a 52-yard touchdown run.

The championship capped off an undefeated season for the team, going 14-0. Their first win came on Aug. 26 versus Fort Zumwalt North, winning 45-0. In a historic season for the Vikings, the team outscored their opponents by an average of more than 25 points per game. 

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