DM…NDP is ready

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DM…NDP is ready

Ellie O'Donoghue

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Sipping chocolate milk, and carbo-loading with an immense blueberry muffin, senior running back Luke Forte’s face suddenly becomes serious at the thought of the playing Desert Mountain there at 7pm Friday is mentioned. He puts down his chocolate milk, looks me straight in eye, and calmly states that NDP is “physically and mentally ready for the game Friday.” When I mention the newly approved theme of “Wolf Hunting,” Forte grins and I could tell the hype with the theme was positively impacting the football team. “It’s exciting,” Luke said, “the theme predicts the outcome of the game. We will beat DM by hunting them.”

Our last game against DM was in 2014 and, due to DM and NDP being in different divisions, we haven’t played them since. Yet, this year DM and NDP meet again as teams in Division 2.  At the game, students are encouraged to wear traditional green hunting attire.

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