The Big Sandy Mountaineer -

Dr. Indiana Sietsema Part 2: The Saga Continues...

 

January 11, 2023

In 1923,Big Sandy won their first football district championship and were highly favored to win state. Several days later, the title was stripped from them and their trip to the state championship tournament was cancelled over a technicality. The team that was awarded the district title went on to state despite having fielded a 21-year old player in the tournament.

For context, The Mountaineer pointed out that the Great Falls team fielded a 22-year old "high school student" against Big Sandy the same season. Both of these rule violations are cited as further evidence that "the deck was sta...



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