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Football Spotlight: Newton

The Newton Eagles won the Class 3A Division II Championship this past season. That gives them back to back championships and 5 total championships in 7 title games.

Championship History: Newton (7) 5-2
1974 2A - Newton 56, Spearman 26
1998 3A Division II - Newton 21, Daingerfield 0
2004 2A Division I - Boyd 17, Newton 14
2005 2A Division I - Newton 28, Argyle 20
2014 3A Division II - Waskom 41, Newton 22
2017 3A Division II - Newton 40, Gunter 16 (at Arlington's AT&T)
2018 3A Division II - Newton 21, Canadian 16 (14-2) (at Arlington's AT&T)

The big news in Newton though is that W.T. Johnston is retiring. He finishes with a 97-15-0 coaching record at Newton and all-time. He was also and assistant coach with the Eagles for 17 years. The new Head Coach will have very big shoes to fill.

Eagle Facts

30 Consecutive wins -- Tied for 33rd place all-time

25 CONSECUTIVE WINNING SEASONS (all 8+ win seasons)
Tied for 19th place all-time

7-21 all-time vs Jasper

44-25-1 all-time vs Kirbyville

43-23-0 all-time vs Woodville

All Time Record 574-293-14 881 games

Playoff Appearances (44) Tied for 11th Place All-Time


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2017 Newton Eagles

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