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1997 Boys Town Girls Track Team — An Underdog Story

June 20th, 2017     By Boys Town Contributor

Boys Town History

​Just two short decades after Boys Town began admitting girls into its program, the school’s girls’ track team achieved one of the greatest underdog victories in Nebraska state high school athletics. Fielding a squad of just four girls, and going up against much larger schools, the team made history that you have to see to believe. Watch the video below to watch their astonishing feat.

 

 

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