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Surprise Team of Class 4A Football Continues to be Newton

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NEWTON, Iowa -- We're over halfway through the high school football season and the surprise team in Class 4A has to be Newton.

The Cardinals are undefeated (5-0) and ranked No. 9 in the latest poll.

The reason for the surprise is simply because Newton spent the last six years as a 3A school and only won 1 game last season.

Newton was one of two teams bumped back up to the large class this fall.