Annual Mexia football awards banquet coming up next week

Blackcat football fans will want to mark their calendars for Thursday, Jan. 23, so they won’t miss the annual football awards banquet.

The event is set for 6:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church’s Christian Life Center, 500 E. Carthage St. in Mexia.

The Blackcat student athletes as well as the cheerleaders will be introduced to those attending, and many awards will be presented. The highlight of the evening will be presentation of the Shield of Honor, which is given to the athlete who epitomizes not only great athletic ability but is best all-around in qualities of sportsmanship, leadership and academics.

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