Gobbler State Championship Parade Held Saturday

After 31 years, the Cuero Gobblers are finally state champions again.
The Cuero booster club donated 10,000 dollars for the state championship rings.
Well Saturday morning they held their parade and Newscenter 25’s David Gibson was there and brings us the highlights of the event.

It seems like the whole community is celebrating this championship. I spoke with the gobblers about what this means to the community.

There is just something about Cuero football.. a history of excellence.
After a 31 year drought the Cuero Gobblers are finally state champions. Coach Reeve and Trey Moore add its an honor to be apart of this winning tradition.
“Im extremely proud, this is a great community,” says Travis Reeve, Head Coach. This is the best football tradition in the state of Texas along with the best fans in the state of Texas. To be able to be a small part of that is truly an honor and privilege.”

“You know i’m really proud of myself and my team of what we accomplished and to be able to do this is a blessing to be able to say you are a state champion,” adds Trey Moore, Cuero Gobbler.

It wasn’t an easy road for the Cuero football team to win a state title. They had to deal with a lot adversity but they overcame that to win it for the community.
“It means a lot because we fought through a lot of adversity and it just showed our true character to be able to keep going with all the that stuff happening,” exclaims Jordan Whittington, Texas WR.

“This team was a group of uncommon men and because of the way they did things throughout the year, we are able to get a state championship win,” expalins Coach Reeve.

The city of Cuero rallied behind this gobbler football team the entire season, the players are grateful for all of their support.

“Very supportive with Trey and the loss of his mom, I mean everybody was there for him and treated him like their own son. we do the same and its support everywhere from here to Dallas,” tells Whittington.

“It means everything, we come together as a family and a community. they ride with us and supports us everywhere we go and for us to be able to win it for them and to see people walk around with smiles on their face everyday is just great feeling to have,” smiles Moore.

“We don’t ever play an away game our fans follow us wherever we go and are always loud and they always have green on. “These are the best fans in the state of Texas,” declares Coach Reeve.

Super fan Hebert Spencer says this teams holds a special place in his heart
“The kids mean everything to me, its not about what i do, I tried to figure out every time what i can do to get them charged up on the sideline,” says Herb Spencer, Super Fan.

What Spencer does, is he gets all the fans to chant GO MEAN GREEN with him to hype the team up
“I’m watching them and they’re charging up and they are getting excited, that’s all that matters. because they will do uncommon things when they get excited,” tells Spencer.

They hope to continue this winning tradition for years to come.