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Missouri high school football team to forfeit game after players choose farmers convention

A Missouri high school football team will forfeit the last game of its winless season on Friday. (The Denver Post via Getty Images)

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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-PressSouth 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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