It's never easy to say goodbye to the high school football season.
For some teams, the playoffs begin next week.
For a select few players, college football will be the next step.
For the vast majority of teams, players, and families, the last Friday night of the regular season capped a year or a career.
We appreciate everything high school football means to communities in southeast Michigan and beyond. Here is our ode to the community-boosting, the lessons learned, and the memories that live forever.
WXYZ's Brad Galli and John Ciolino have more in this tribute to the season.