State football

George Volle celebrates with Clark Werner after Werner scored an Axtell touchdown in the third quarter of Saturday's eight-man Division II state game in Newton. Photo by Julie Perry

Centralia came from behind to win 18-14 against Smith Center to claim the 1A state title Saturday afternoon in Hays. 

The Panthers' win ended Smith Center's small 22-game winning streak and kept the Redmen from winning a third straight state football title.