Well Represented - Dragon Pride 2013
Oct 08, 2013 11:46AM ● Published by tina
Photos courtesy of Rex Teter Photography.
I joined cheerleading because: I have a gymnastics and dance background, and I always wanted to be a part of the "Friday Night Lights."
Why do you have Dragon Pride? With all of the work and dedication everyone puts into their activities, there's no way not to have pride.
What is your pre-game ritual? We always put our Dragon tattoos on our faces and tie on our green bandanas — they’re our "lucky charms."
In one word, Dragon football is: Indescribable.
Favorite classes in school: Anatomy and Physiology.
Future plans: I plan to attend LSU and to one day achieve my goal of becoming a radiologist.
Can be heard on the sidelines saying: "Let's go Dragons!"
Can be seen on the sidelines: Smiling and cheering.
Favorite game-day moment: When the boys run out of the helmet and break through our banner at the beginning of each game.
Senior High Band, Drum Major
I joined the band because: I've always loved music, and band was an opportunity to do what I loved with my best friends.
Why do you have Dragon Pride? There's nothing I've loved more about high school than spending Friday nights with the band, cheering for and supporting the Dragons.
What is your pre-game ritual? Eating dinner with the band. It wouldn't be a Dragon football game without a meal with my band family.
In one word, Dragon football is: Energetic.
Favorite class in school: English.
Future plans: I plan on majoring in music education.
Can be heard on the sidelines: Cheering obnoxiously.
Can be seen on the sidelines: Conducting the marching band and dancing!
Favorite game-day moment: Dancing to the playoff show in the pouring rain my sophomore year.
Member of Crew
I joined Crew because: It's so fun, and it gives me a great way to support the team!
Why do you have Dragon Pride? Southlake is truly my home. I believe in dragons and always will!
What is your pre-game ritual? Getting Sonic drinks and playing Ultimate Frisbee on the field with the rest of Crew!
In one word, Dragon football is: Tradition.
Favorite classes in school: AP Environmental Science and PALS.
Future plans: To major in journalism.
Can be heard on the sidelines saying: “WOOOOOOOOO!”
Can be seen on the sidelines: Sprinting to the end zone to do pushups for our team!
Favorite game-day moment: Sophomore year, when the fox ran down the field during Kenny Hill’s touchdown run!
Varsity Emerald Belles, Captain
I joined the Belles because: After my first Junior Belle Clinic in kindergarten, I had such a strong desire to one day be a Belle and do what I love!
Why do you have Dragon Pride? I have lived in Southlake for almost my whole life, and there's no other place that has such a strong community bond and spirit.
What is your pre-game ritual? I drink coffee, listen to my "pump up" music, and pray.
In one word, Dragon football is: Family.
Favorite classes in school: Math and Belles.
Future plans: I'm not exactly sure, but I know it's all in God's hands and I can't wait to see where I go.
Can be heard on the sidelines saying: "Go number 4!"
Can be seen on the sidelines: Dancing and cheering with my fellow Emerald Belles.
Favorite game-day moment: Getting to perform in front of a full crowd of fans.
Varsity Football, Defensive Back
I joined the football team because: My family moved to Southlake in 2002 during the Dragons’ 79-1 win streak. After watching the kids I looked up to play a couple of games, I fell in love with the program.
Why do you have Dragon Pride? Knowing that I am representing our city and my teammates who I have worked so hard beside, it is nearly impossible not to.
What is your pre-game ritual? Drink a gallon of water, take a nap and watch Duck Dynasty.
In one word, Dragon football is: TRADITION!
Favorite classes in school: AP Calculus and AP Physics.
Future plans: A double major in mechanical engineering and business administration.
Can be heard on the sidelines saying: “Let’s go offense!”
Can be seen on the sidelines: Cheering on the offense and focusing on the game.
Favorite game-day moment: Taking the field of a sold-out Dragon Stadium for the first time as senior against the Allen Eagles.
Photos courtesy of Rex Teter Photography.