State championship day

Mothers of Yoe players gather for the grand entrance at last week's semifinal game at DKR Stadium.

The population of Cameron will drop this afternoon as hundreds head to Houston for the Class 3A Division 1 UIL state foootball championship when the Yomen will face the Brock Eagles at NRG Stadium.

A send off pep rally for the football team wil be held at 10:30 a.m. at the highs school as players load buses for the trip tp Houston.

Cameron ISD will have early dismissal at noon today to allow students and parents to travel to the game. A teacher work day originally scheduled Jan. 4 has been rescheduled this Friday and students will start the Christmas holiday early. However, students will report for classes one day earlier, on Jan. 4.

Cameron City Hall, other government agencies and many local business are also closing at noon today to allow employees time to travel to the game.

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