More than 1,000 Cooperstown residents lined Main Street to give a rousing heroes welcome home to the Cooperstown boys basketball team.  The Hawkeyes won the New York State Championship Class C Title on Sunday by beating Buffalo Middle Early College by 71-61 on Sunday afternoon at the Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena in Binghamton.  Riding the aerial ladder behind the Cooperstown Fire Department’s 1952 vintage Mack firetruck, a gleeful Noah Lifgren is flanked by MVP Jack Lambert, left, and Kyle Santello, right, bearing trophies from their win (photo above). 

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