After a year of ups and downs, the fighting Deer have earned a spot in the playoffs. They are preparing for their first game on December 10.
Although The Deer have suffered some losses, an optimistic vibe can be felt in the stadium. “We go to every single game expecting to win, that’s the tradition at Deer Park,” Coach Flynn, Head Football Coach, said.
Our varsity team beat South Houston on November 27, 56-6. Some players are feeling a bit uncertain about the playoffs. While others speak with a more assured tone, “I certainly think we can win playoffs,” varsity linebacker Morgan Dozier said, “we just need to go out there and do our best.”
Our junior varsity team has also been doing well, beating Eisenhower High on November 12, 27-20. And although the path to victory hasn’t been smooth sailing, the team has still been going strong. “I think if we just do a little bit better and execute a little more we can go further than last year,” said Landon Sherlin, an offensive lineman on junior varsity.
Even though Covid-19 has caused some minor setbacks for the team, they are still playing confidently. “It’s about us [the football team] this year and what we can accomplish.” stated Tyler Bowles, a varsity wide receiver. This 2020 fall season it is undoubtedly about us, and whether our astounding football team will say a Hail Mary, and bring home the gold.