Agree, outsider! I'm an El Mo dad, but a lot of people from all the schools in Orange were there to support the Panthers last night. They haven't won CIF since 1929, and seeing community people in their 90s there last night was very special. Coach Pedroza is doing great things with very few resources at OHS.
I don't usually post on message boards, but I read this one for fun. Not to hijack the private v. public debate, but just wanted to encourage ALL fans to come out tonight to our game against Steele Canyon at 6 PM at Fred Kelly Stadium. Only two high school games in OC tonight, and our boys are ready!
I'm also asking because a lot of our kids can't afford the ring. With the extra shirts and patches we're buying, it's not in the booster budget either. If you buy a game program tonight or participate in the 50/50 drawing, money will go to the ring fund.
I love any HS football, but it is really cool to see kids who grew up playing local sports together, doing it on the high school field together. I think it makes the success on the field sweeter because we've known these kids since they were little.
Congrats to everyone still playing, and hope to see you tonight at Fred Kelly!