When Super Bowl MVP Drew Brees emerged from behind the dark curtain to the right of the dais, the din of the ballroom rose to a Superdome scream. New Orleans Saints fans peppered the cheers with "Who dat?" It was a super moment for a superstar quarterback, but it was preceded by a far more profound introduction -- that of the 200 standout high school athletes from around the state recognized for accomplishments in baseball, basketball, football, volleyball, softball, soccer, golf, tennis and track.
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Print Headline: 1st-class athletes, dat’s who