Advancements in state championship banners haven’t progressed much since their inception back in, oh, the Gilded Age — which is to say, perhaps they’re now made of finer stitch and fancier materials.
But that hardly minimizes the impact of getting one of these babies hoisted up on your gymnasium walls.
Everyone gather ’round. It’s time to kick off our inaugural edition of ‘Championship Bling.’
Here’s St. Joseph High School’s Class M football banner, unveiled Monday by coach Joe Della Vecchia on Twitter.
State Championship banner has finally arrived! pic.twitter.com/v9UMfE126F
— Joe Della Vecchia (@CoachDellSJ) February 18, 2014
Consider this a call to all champions, big, extra big, medium and small. Show us your title spoils. Rings, banners, certificates… whatever commemorates your school’s tremendous accomplishment.
In short, take another victory lap. We’d love to see ‘em.