The Bishop Kelly football team may have lost the 4A state championship on Saturday, but for the Knights and their newest teammate, this fall will always be remembered as special.
BOISE – The Bishop Kelly football team lost in the 4A state championship game at Albertsons Stadium on Saturday, but in the eyes of an 8-year-old boy, they are true champions.
Moses Briley has faced a lot of adversity in his young life. Born with Down syndrome in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, he was adopted by a Boise couple in 2009.
“He was abandoned and so we don’t know any family history,” said Julie Briley. “Because he was so malnourished and tiny and floppy, they didn’t think he would make it.”
“Moses means drawn from the water – rescued from – a name that was so fitting for him,” said Bill Briley.
Now a thriving 8-year-old, Moses recently got the opportunity to become …