CheerDevils Plan Events To Raise Katrina Relief Funds

September 04, 2005

Lincoln County's Cheer Devils will host a pep-rally September 15 and tailgating party September 16, with funds being collected at both events for the Katrina Relief fund.

The excitement will kick off on Thursday, September 15, with a public pep rally at Buddy Bufford Field. The junior varsity Red Devils will be hosting the Thomson Bullpups that day and the pep rally will begin at the conclusion of their game. JV game time is 5:30 p.m.

On Friday evening there will be a tailgate party in the parking lot beside the Thomas H. Bunch Fieldhouse. A grill will be available for anyone wishing to cook some 'Tiger Meat'. Please bring your favorite tailgating dish to share with Red Devil Fans. There will be prizes awarded for best tailgate recipe and homemade spirit items. Please submit your recipe and spirit items with name attached to Faith Hill by 6:30 pm. Submissions will be judged by the varsity Cheer Devils and prizes awarded at half time.

In an effort to help the victims of Hurricane Katrina, the Cheer Devils are asking all Red Devil fans to join them in contributing to the Katrina Relief fund. Cheerleaders and parents will be collecting money at the public pep rally and at the gates before the game. The cheerleaders will also donate all of the proceeds from the program sales to the American Red Cross with Pep Partners (the Cheer Devil Booster Club) matching the contribution. Pep Partners will also contribute their proceeds from each item sold in the Spirit Shack during the first quarter. Cheer Devil coaches Marcella Goldman and Heather Yarbrough comment, "as a town that thrives on tradition and closeness, we recognize how devastating losing ones family members, home and community can be. We are fortunate that we have the means to help others in need and feel it is important to reach out to our neighbors."

Pictured are Cheer Devils Tracy Arnett, Megan Saggus, and Katelyn Dawkins accepting the first donation for the Katrina Relief fund from LCHS principal, Dr. Becky Barden.