O-A/BC-IG football players earn district recognition

Nine O-A/BC-IG football players received recognition from class 1A district seven coaches for their achievements during the 2017 season. In addition, several Falcons earned team awards.

Senior running back Chase Devitt was voted player of the year and offensive player of the year by his teammates. Devitt set new O-A/BC-IG school records for most rushing yards in one season (1,614), most rushing yards in one game (337 versus Treynor), most touchdowns in one game (eight versus Treynor) and most points scored in a game (50). The points in a game is fifth most and the touchdowns in one game is third most in Iowa high school football history.

See the full story in the Nov. 15 edition of the Ida County Courier or subscribe online for instant access.