When is a game more than a game?
Ridgefield High School football team met last Friday at home for the first time since 2019. As the athletic department joins the Tiger community in impatience with the completion of the turf at Tiger Hollow Stadium, the atmosphere at Tiger Hollow 2 was electric. Just as RHS quarterback Justin K. led his team to a 28-7 victory over 8th-ranked Xavier High School, RHS seniors Justin D., Chris H. and Joe M. led the Tigers Lair. , the student fan section, to the fan section of the week (probably the decade).
The students adopted the âblackoutâ theme and created an imposing presence on the hill behind the western area. The contributions and talents of our students have gone beyond football and fandom. Our group of pep’s Ridgefield High School led by George Beratis rocked the crowd. Mr Beratis wrote: âThe game felt like opening a long-awaited gift on a holiday morning. The energy was so raw and beautiful. It was the first moment of real conviviality since March 2020. I have to thank our Drum Majors, Sarah P., Diana K. and Jaden M., who did a great job organizing the music, hosting rehearsals and performing. communicating effectively with the group. expectations. “
The Cheer and Dance teams were amazing. Sophomore Grace M. said: “It was great to see so much school spirit.” She added a special shout to Team Cheer flyer, Brooklyn S. “She Killed Him.”
The team is scheduled for three consecutive home games on 10/8, 10/15 and 10/22. Let’s go, Tigers!