A Missouri high school football team will forfeit the last game of its winless season on Friday. (The Denver Post via Getty Images)
A Missouri high school football team is capping off its winless season by forfeiting its final game on Friday because a number of its players are choosing to attend a farming convention in Kentucky.
According to Missouri's News-Press, South Holt High School in Oregon, Mo. -- which has a total of 78 students -- decided to cancel its last game of the season, a first-round playoff matchup against Stewartsville, because too many of its players decided to attend the upcoming Future Farmers of America convention in Louisville, Ky.
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The eight-man team had already seen a number of its players quit or go down with injuries during the teams winless season, and the forfeit will give South Holt a final record on the year of 0-10. According to CBS Sports
, the South Holt Knights were outscored 515-62 over the course of their nine games this season.