Sometimes the hardest place to play isn’t where there is a sellout crowd every night. It isn’t at the schools that have thousands of kids. Instead you will find it off exit 37 in Newville, Pennsylvania.
This year will be my last year leading the student section at Big Spring. With only a handful of games left we have to look at all the upsets that were pulled at home this year. Shippensburg certainly meant a lot to us. Having that many people in the student section was mind blowing. However, I would say one other upset was nothing but amazing.
Last Tuesday evening, Northern came to town. After discussions with Jaime Yaukey, we decided costumes would be the best theme for the evening.
Knowing this game could potentially secure a playoff spot and that everyone loves a costume theme, it was almost a decision made for us. As I showed up and saw the front rows already filled up, I started to become excited. This year has brought the loudest and proudest out of every Big Spring student. Throughout the game as we held the lead against the No. 1 team in the District 3 Class 5A power rankings, the noise level only grew.
After winning the game, I started thinking to myself where I have ever been that cheers for their team no matter what. Our constant support is what makes me believe that Big Spring is the toughest place to play.