This one’s for Khiry

Inspired Fairview brings home its first title

Posted: December 1, 2012 at 2:47 a.m.

Camden Fairview players celebrate with Khiry Neal (center) following Friday night’s victory over Batesville in the Class 5A championship game at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock. Neal, a former Cardinals defensive lineman, contracted a staph infection during fall practice in August 2010 and was left a quadriplegic.

Camden Fairview had its why. Now, there are no more questions of why not.

Camden Fairview wins 5A title, 28-10

Camden Fairview overcame a 10-0 halftime deficit to take their first-ever Class 5A state title 28-10 over Batesville. (By David Harten)
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Camden Fairview’s Jamie Smith scores on an 8-yard touchdown pass from Matthew Ollison late in the third quarter, giving the Cardinals a 14-10 lead en ...

Batesville quarterback Jacob Hardin (center) is gang-tackled by Camden Fairview’s Connor Clayborn (40), Mckinze James (56), Jonathan Walker (11) and K...

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