Milwaukee Public Schools
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MPS Hosts First City Conference Football Championship

Riverside and Rufus King will compete on Thursday, October 13 at 6:00 p.m.

By - Oct 13th, 2016 01:16 pm

Two MPS high schools, Riverside University High School and Rufus King International High School, will face off during the inaugural MPS City Conference Football Championship on Thursday, October 13 at the Custer High School stadium, 5075 N. Sherman Blvd. This will be the first divisional crossover game between the two first-place teams of the Richardson Division and Blackbourn Division.

General admission for the championship game will be $5 per person. Advance pre-sale tickets are available at participating schools and will also be available for purchase at the game. Gates open at5:00 p.m. The game starts at 6:00 p.m. Early arrival is recommended as tickets are likely to sell out.

Both teams are known as football powerhouses, producing several notable Division 1 collegiate and NFL professional players.

“This football championship game will not only be an exciting time for the MPS community, but also a historic time with two key MPS high schools going head-to-head,” says Bill Molbeck, MPS Commissioner of Interscholastic Athletics & Academics. “We are expecting a large crowd of families, students and alumni cheering on the schools with a friendly rivalry. This is a game that local football fans won’t want to miss.”

MPS partners, V100.7 and Metro PCS, will be at the game giving away prizes that include an iPhone and a large flat-screen television.

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2 thoughts on “MPS Hosts First City Conference Football Championship”

  1. Paul Zettel says:

    If someone does a history check of MPS football championships, they will find this happened many times over the past 100 years. Back in the 60’s and 70’s the team played cross over championship games for the 1st through 6th place team form each division.

  2. Paul Zettel says:

    If someone does a history check of MPS football championships, they will find this happened many times over the past 100 years. Back in the 60’s and 70’s the teams played cross over championship games for the 1st through 6th place team form each division.

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