MAY 22, 2012 - The sign in front of Joplin High School is seen on the one-year anniversary that destroyed the building, several other district schools and killed 161 people.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Joplin High School football team is getting national attention from
The team is one of 10 programs featured for having overcome obstacles. Their team is highlighted in
the second episode of the
Sports Illustrated "Underdogs" video series.
The school is qualified to win a $25,000 program grant and a trip to New York City for the Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year Gala. Fans will vote for the winning team later this year.
To watch the "Underdogs" video, visit