There were cheers, then fears, then even some tears. All human reactions to the hopes and dreams, the feeling of it’s not to be, and the reality of that first loss of the year — the district final.
So many before these young men on the Coyote football team had seen losing seasons, one game right after another. Though it hurt, they held their heads high, and moved on through school, and on into their adult lives. They had no choice.