"It was just a relief, you know, it finally happened!" player Adrian Gutierrez told WFAA.
"I knew the record," coach Oscar Castillo told the television station Friday. "We've preached since we got here, just be positive, positive, positive. No negativity whatsoever."
The 77-game losing streak is not the longest in state history. According to statisticians at Dave Campbell's Texas Football, Davis High School in Houston lost 80 games in a row from 1985 to 1993.