Tigers honor seniors at final home game

Story by Robert Hoover, sports editor

Before tonight’s football game against Hallsville, members of the senior class took to the field to be honored at the last game of the regular season. A total of 80 students stood in front of the crowd for one last time.


“I feel amazing, I’m really happy this is my last game here but sad at the same time, “senior Kirsten Reid said. “ It’s bittersweet, but I’m glad to be here.”


As they walked across the field, each heard their own personal achievements announced aloud for for friends and family to hear.


“It was really great,  just an awesome experience,” senior Sara Edwards said. “ My mom wasn’t going to be able to be here, because she is sick, but she was able to make it so it was really nice.”


Tonight has been a wake up call to many seniors. For the first time, they are starting to realize that their friends, and themselves, won’t be here forever.


“It’s heartbreaking, “ senior Warren McDaniel said. “I’ve been playing [football] with these guys since eighth grade, so it’s kind of become family.


While most of the senior are sad, they are trying to look toward the future with optimism.


“It’s our final game at Grim stadium, and it’s kind of sad that it’s our last,“senior Telvin James said. “I feel like it’s a great thing too because we are still playing football, we are still winning games and we still have playoffs to go.”