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The last time Bingham didn’t begin a high school football season ranked No. 1 in its respective classification was 2009. Alta had beat Bingham in the 2008 championship and it was the Hawks who garnered preseason top billing
Bingham went on to win the 2009 championship anyway and has won five more since.
When the high school football season kicks off on Aug. 16, defending 6A state champion Bingham will begin the year ranked No. 1 in the Deseret News annual coaches preseason rankings for an unprecedented ninth straight season.
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