Dodge led the Chaparrals to a perfect 16-0 season and the school’s third-straight championship title. This year’s state win marked Dodge’s seventh title overall.
At the beginning of the season, Dodge announced that this would be his final season before retirement.
"I'd be lying if I didn't say there was that extra little bit of juice every day for me," Dodge told FOX 7 in August. "I had one of our seniors ask me 'Coach, it's kind of like you're part of this senior class. We're all going out together'."
Within Dodge’s 35-year career, he’s been named National Coach of the Year three times and was inducted into the Texas High School Hall of Fame in 2006.
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