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Pop of Culture: football season

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Rin Ryu
In this weekly blog, staff reporter Lilian Johnson talks about everything pop culture.

Football season is upon us. High school, college, and NFL football all start around the same time, which means between the months of Aug. and Feb., there are endless games to watch. During these months, people all over America are bonded over football.

I love football season. Something about Monday Night Football is so nostalgic. I have fond memories of sitting on the couch with my dad late at night, watching football when I should be doing homework. Friday night lights at Kuykendall feel like the definition of high school in Texas. Everyone in the community comes out to support our team.

College football has to be the most exciting, though. With the rivalries and the hype videos, it’s hard to be bored. As an Ohio State fan, the Michigan and Ohio State game is one of the most important days of the year. The rivalry is so real that random Michigan fans give me dirty looks when I wear an Ohio State shirt. The hype videos posted on social media platforms throughout the season add to the excitement. It’s hard to stay away from the world of college football.

Here at school, excitement is high during football season. Tons of people show up to the games, all dressed up for the theme. The band, cheerleaders, and Red Rhythm all perform. People go crazy for the headchoppers. School spirit is at its all time high during football season.

As for the NFL, people find a sense of community within the fanbase of their team. It’s very obvious around Frisco when it’s a Dallas Cowboys’ game day. When you go out in public, everyone’s got on their Cowboys gear. People gather at The Star to watch the game on the big screen. Every restaurant with a TV erupts at a Cowboys score.

And maybe that’s what’s so great about this time of year, the ability of football to bring people together, unlike anything else.

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Lilian Johnson
Lilian Johnson, Sports Reporter
Lilian Johnson is a sophomore and in her first year with Wingspan. She is on the Varsity basketball team and is a part of several clubs. In her free time, Lilian enjoys reading, watching movies, and spending time with her sister. Contact Lilian: lilian.johnson.332@k12.friscoisd.org
Rin Ryu
Rin Ryu, Editor-in-Chief
Rin Ryu is a senior entering her third year of Wingspan. Her favorite things include journaling, listening to music, and tigers. In the future, she hopes to pursue a career path in political science. Rin is excited to be one of the Editor-in-Chiefs and looks forward to what is to come this year! Contact Rin: Catherine.Ryu.353@k12.friscoisd.org

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