photography by Alexandra Fernholz, Ava Huelskamp, Kelly Johantages, Jake Ratliff,  Emily Sanden, and Abbie Westendorf

The Thunderhawk’s first game of the 2019 season against Turpin ended in defeat Friday, 21-35.

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The Thunderhawk welcomes visitors to the field.

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East senior Olivia Dodson directs the marching band during the national anthem at the start of the game.

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Junior Logan Hurley (2) and Senior Reece Evans (16) celebrate the Spartan’s first touchdown of the game a few minutes into the first quarter.

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East Senior Adam Hundemer (89) tackles Turpin Running Back Reece Evans (16).

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East Senior Adam Hundemer (89) tackles Turpin Running Back Reece Evans (16).

 

 

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Led by east senior Ben Domina, the student section celebrates the Thunderhawk’s first touchdown of the game.

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Punter Gavin Myers (10) delivers the ball to Turpin on the Hawk’s fourth down.

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Wright End John Scott (19) celebrates the Hawk’s second touchdown of the game, putting the score at 14-21 just before the half.

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Senior Mark Krajewski (12) holds the ball for Kicker Gavin Myers (10) as he makes the extra point.

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Senior Hanna Everding solos during the marching band’s performance of their 2019 show ‘To the Heavens’ during halftime.

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East Senior Victor De La Cruz grins as the student section chants his name during a rendition of the fight song.

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East cheerleaders pep up the crowd after East ties the score 21-21 in the third quarter.

 

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