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Donations net Oklahoma City's Santa Fe South soccer team championship rings

FROM STAFF and WIRE REPORTS Modified: June 17, 2009 at 10:29 pm •  Published: June 17, 2009
It looks like the Santa Fe South soccer team will be getting its state championship rings after all.

Saints coach Wes Furley says the community came through with the $5,200 needed for the rings for the Class 4A state champion Saints. It was the first state title in any sport in the school's eight-year history.

Furley had been unable to buy the rings after the title game against three-time defending champion Cascia Hall because the team only had $200 left to spend.

The coach put up fliers, and donations started flowing in after a column was written about the team in The Oklahoman. Furley says he expects the rings to arrive in six or seven weeks.

Read Jenni Carlson's column about the Santa Fe South soccer team: Rings would cap success story.

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