Friday Football Frenzy: St. Thomas

Friday Football Frenzy: St. Thomas


START AROUND 11:00 A.M..
>>AND TODAY, CHANNEL 2 KICKS>>AND TODAY, CHANNEL 2 KICKS
OFF ITS 14th YEAR OF FRIDAY OFF ITS 14th YEAR OF FRIDAY
FOOTBALL FRENZY. FOOTBALL FRENZY.
>>ST. THOMAS AND STRAKE JESUIT>>ST. THOMAS AND STRAKE JESUIT
FACING OFF TONIGHT. FACING OFF TONIGHT.
IT’S OUR GAME OF THE WEEK. IT’S OUR GAME OF THE WEEK.
CATHY HERNANDEZ AT SAINT THOMAS. CATHY HERNANDEZ AT SAINT THOMAS.
SHE’S ON IT LIVE THIS MORNING. SHE’S ON IT LIVE THIS MORNING.
>>Reporter: GOOD MORNING.>>Reporter: GOOD MORNING.
IT’S THE OFFICIAL START OF IT’S THE OFFICIAL START OF
FRIDAY FOOTBALL FRENZY AND OUR FRIDAY FOOTBALL FRENZY AND OUR
GAME OF THE WEEK IS A HUGE GAME OF THE WEEK IS A HUGE
RIVALRY. RIVALRY.
SAINT THOMAS HIGH SCHOOL VERSUS SAINT THOMAS HIGH SCHOOL VERSUS
STRAKE JESUIT. STRAKE JESUIT.
AND RIGHT HERE ON THIS FIELD IS AND RIGHT HERE ON THIS FIELD IS
WHERE THE PLAYERS PUT IN ALL THE WHERE THE PLAYERS PUT IN ALL THE
HARD WORK, ESPECIALLY ONE HARD WORK, ESPECIALLY ONE
FOOTBALL PLAYER WHO IS NOT ONLY FOOTBALL PLAYER WHO IS NOT ONLY
STANDING OUT HERE, BUT ALSO IN STANDING OUT HERE, BUT ALSO IN
THE CLASSROOM. THE CLASSROOM.
>>HE’S GOT ALL THE CHOPS IN THE>>HE’S GOT ALL THE CHOPS IN THE
CLASSROOM, HE DOES A WONDERFUL CLASSROOM, HE DOES A WONDERFUL
JOB IN JUST BEING A LEADER WITH JOB IN JUST BEING A LEADER WITH
HIS TEAMMATES AND HE’S A HIS TEAMMATES AND HE’S A
FANTASTIC FOOTBALL PLAYER. FANTASTIC FOOTBALL PLAYER.
>>Reporter: MEET LINEBACKER>>Reporter: MEET LINEBACKER
COOPER THOMAS, A SENIOR CAPTAIN COOPER THOMAS, A SENIOR CAPTAIN
AT SAINT THOMAS HIGH SCHOOL, AT SAINT THOMAS HIGH SCHOOL,
STAND-OUT ON THE FOOTBALL FIELD. STAND-OUT ON THE FOOTBALL FIELD.
>>BEING ABLE TO GO AND GET AN>>BEING ABLE TO GO AND GET AN
EDUCATION OUT OF FOOTBALL HAS EDUCATION OUT OF FOOTBALL HAS
BEEN HUGE. BEEN HUGE.
>>Reporter: BUT ALSO IN THE>>Reporter: BUT ALSO IN THE
CLASSROOM, AND NOT JUST A GREAT CLASSROOM, AND NOT JUST A GREAT
STUDENT, A CONTENDER FOR STUDENT, A CONTENDER FOR
VALEDICTORIAN OF HIS GRADUATING VALEDICTORIAN OF HIS GRADUATING
CLASS. CLASS.
>>I WOULD SAY THE WORK ETHIC>>I WOULD SAY THE WORK ETHIC
TRANSITIONS BOTH, I MEAN DOING TRANSITIONS BOTH, I MEAN DOING
HOMEWORK, GOING AND PRACTICING HOMEWORK, GOING AND PRACTICING
EVERY DAY. EVERY DAY.
YOU JUST ALWAYS HAVE TO WORK ON YOU JUST ALWAYS HAVE TO WORK ON
THE LITTLE THINGS. THE LITTLE THINGS.
>>Reporter: THOSE LITTLE>>Reporter: THOSE LITTLE
THINGS HAVE GIVEN COOPER THE THINGS HAVE GIVEN COOPER THE
OPPORTUNITY HE’S ALWAYS DREAMED OPPORTUNITY HE’S ALWAYS DREAMED
OF. OF.
>>I’M VERY FORTUNATE TO HAVE>>I’M VERY FORTUNATE TO HAVE
THE OPPORTUNITY TO PLAY AT THE THE OPPORTUNITY TO PLAY AT THE
NEXT LEVEL, AND ESPECIALLY AT A NEXT LEVEL, AND ESPECIALLY AT A
GREAT SCHOOL LIKE COLUMBIA WHERE GREAT SCHOOL LIKE COLUMBIA WHERE
I CAN EARN AN IVY LEAGUE I CAN EARN AN IVY LEAGUE
EDUCATION. EDUCATION.
>>Reporter: NEXT YEAR, HE’LL>>Reporter: NEXT YEAR, HE’LL
WORK HARD EVERY STEP OF THE WAY WORK HARD EVERY STEP OF THE WAY
AT COLUMBIA. AT COLUMBIA.
>>I’M ALWAYS WORKING FOR MY>>I’M ALWAYS WORKING FOR MY
FAMILY. FAMILY.
I WANT TO MAKE MY PARENTS PROUD, I WANT TO MAKE MY PARENTS PROUD,
OF COURSE, AND WORK FOR THEM. OF COURSE, AND WORK FOR THEM.
THEY’VE GIVEN ME SO MUCH AND I THEY’VE GIVEN ME SO MUCH AND I
WANT TO GIVE BACK TO THEM. WANT TO GIVE BACK TO THEM.
>>Reporter: AND GUESS WHAT,>>Reporter: AND GUESS WHAT,
THAT IS NOT IT. THAT IS NOT IT.
LAST YEAR, COOPER WON A STATE LAST YEAR, COOPER WON A STATE
CHAMPIONSHIP IN TRACK AND FIELD. CHAMPIONSHIP IN TRACK AND FIELD.
THE GAME TONIGHT IS AT 7:00. THE GAME TONIGHT IS AT 7:00.
RANDY McILVOY WILL HAVE ALL OF RANDY McILVOY WILL HAVE ALL OF
YOUR HIGHLIGHTS AT 10:00. YOUR HIGHLIGHTS AT 10:00.
REPORTING LIVE AT SAINT THOMAS,

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