The Carrollton Ranchview players stood with the North Dallas players as the band played the school song after the game.
Cheerleader sponsor Tiffany Boren used her bandanna to hold her cellphone during the game. It worked.
As his band mates played behind him, Alan was focused on his homework during the game. “That’s Alan. He asked me if he could work on some homework in the stands since he has been absent a bit lately and has a ton of makeup work to do. … Anything to help these kids pass,” band director Jesse Warmanen said in an email.
Even in the final game, defensive backs coach Desireé Allen teaches Robert Nguyen (16) about playing defensive back.
A Ranchview player climbs on his teammate as North Dallas QB Travis Wilson is tackled.
The seniors were team captains, including Francisco Garcia, Chris Ramirez, Jah’Ques Shelvy and Wilbert Russell.
The seniors watch the coin toss, including Michael Johnson (19), Robert Nguyen (16), Demarjae “Milkshake” Lynch (52), Jeremiah N’gouan (15), Bernard Crutcher (21) and Antwan Gray.