Sparta Football: A look back at a terrific season


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  • Timmy Sember is comforted by Kenny Oelkers as the reality of the Spartan's loss and the end of the season settles on the team. (photos by shannon Kuratli).




  • Number 13 slumps in disappointment as the clock runs out to declare a victory for Ramapo.




  • Cheerleaders were there on sunny days and rainy days to support the team and to lead fans in cheering on the team.




  • Sparta had a great season that ended in the semifinals.




  • Quarterback Kenny Oelkers passes the ball to a waiting Spartan as the Raiders around him are blocked.




Sparta - The Sparta High School Football Team made it all the way to the semifinals this year. A look back at the season shows though despite a last game's crushing blow does not rule out the team, cheerleaders, students, and supporters having had a terrific season. The final loss to Ramapo does not eclipse a Sparta Football season filled with mutual support, school spirit, and teammwork, and great memories.

"The Spartan Cheerleaders whip up the hometown crowd as Sparta challenged West Morris, Sat Sept 15

Austin Castorina, #6, comforts close friend Tim Sember, #52, after a disappointing and emotionally crushing loss to Randolph, Saturday Oct 13.







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