Student wins academic award

Jakeb Webber and his Brownstown Central High School football teammates were pumped up about playing Mid-Southern Conference rival Charlestown on Saturday at the home of the National Football League’s Indianapolis Colts.

Well before kickoff of the Lucas Oil Stadium Showcase game, though, Webber received some exciting news: He was named to the event’s all-academic team.

“I actually found out about it once we got here,” Webber said. “We had just gotten into the locker room, and (the coaches) pulled me aside and told me. I hadn’t heard anything about it until we got here.”

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