The Wichita Eagle 

Kansas student with spina bifida scores touchdown


September 22, 2017

COLWATER, Kan. (AP) — There is a tradition in the high school football program at South Central, a co-op between the towns of Protection and Coldwater in southwestern Kansas - every senior on the team receives a chance to score a touchdown in a game.

South Central senior Zach Jellison carried on the tradition last week during South Central's 53-6 win over Ingalls, as he scored a one-yard touchdown on his first career rushing attempt, The Wichita Eagle reported. Jellison, who was born with spina bifida, carried the ball into the end zone while being pushed in his wheelchair by his cousin,...

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