MAHNOMEN -- The Thunderbirds entered US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis hungry for a state title, and returned home in style, and as champions.
Mahnomen-Waubun welcomed home as state champions
In what was undoubtedly the tightest game the Thunderbirds have been a part of all season, they ended BOLD's undefeated season with one point being the difference.
This was the first season since the former rivals combined forces as a co-op.
The win sees them end with a perfect record of 13-0.
Members of the community have rallied behind them, and are optimistic going forward.
Many believe this is just the start of things to come.