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First of its kind: the Dale Hansen Football Classic

Stick around long enough and you just might have something named after you.

Namely the inaugural Dale Hansen Football Classic, being held on Sept. 7th and 8th at Waxahachie's Lumpkins Stadium.

"It's small-town high school football at its best," the longtime WFAA8 sports anchor says in a promo. He even wears one of his Hawaiian shirts for the occasion.

Hansen lives in Waxahachie and regularly professes his love for high school football. So this seems like a good way to put his community in the spotlight while also showcasing six smallish pigskin powers from around the state. It'll likely be your only chance to see the Italy Gladiators vs. the Malakoff Tigers, who compete in the Friday night, Sept. 7th opener. There'll be a doubleheader on Saturday.

The official website for the big weekend event is here. And below is the promo: