Updated: Thursday, 08 Nov 2012, 11:57 PM EST
Published : Thursday, 08 Nov 2012, 6:49 PM EST
CLICK ON VIDEO TAB TO SEE WANE'S SPIRIT TREE STORY, GAME PREVIEW & EXTENDED INTERVIEWS WITH BEN EVANS, HENRY BERGHOFF AND CHRIS SVARCZKOPF.
FORT WAYNE, IN. (WANE) - Bishop Dwenger will battle Concord with a berth in 4A semi-state on the line in the NewsChannel 15 Highlight Zone Game of the Week on Friday night at Zollner Stadium. The Saints enter winners of three straight after an injury plagued regular season ended with a 3-6 record. Now, Chris Svarczkopf's team has new life after gutting out a sectional championship - but they will have their hands full.
The Dwenger football program in steeped in tradition not only on the field, but off the field as well. That includes a post-practice and post-game ritual at the Spirit Tree. Watch the video on this page for more on this unique tradition.
Concord enters with a 10-2 record, fresh off a sectional championship of their own. The Minutemen have a vaunted offense that has proven explosive in both the passing and run game.
Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. from Zollner Stadium - Joe Whelan will be live with a pre-game report at 6:20.
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