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Remembering the 1st co-op
52 seasons ago South Wayne and Gratiot paired up to form Black Hawk; next season Warren will join the small but successful football program
BH helmets 1967-2018
In 1967, the South Wayne Spartans and the Gratiot Golden Eagles combined schools to create the Black Hawk Warriors. Today’s homecoming game will mark the final homecoming for Black Hawk as a solo program before Warren joins in 2019.
SOUTH WAYNE — In 1967, Quinten Rood laced up his cleats and shoulder pads in the first football game to feature the Black Hawk Warriors.