Hornets Football Puts Up Valiant Effort

On Friday, October 10, the Manchester-Essex varsity football team had a home game against Hamilton-Wenham. The final score was 0-28, in the General’s favor. The next week, ME football won 21-14 against Ipswich.

On Friday, October 10, the Manchester-Essex Hornets played against Hamilton Wenham. Although some players were injured from previous games, the Hornets played a good game. Credit: Gillian Guerin for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
On Friday, October 10, the Manchester-Essex Hornets played against Hamilton Wenham. Although some players were injured from previous games, the Hornets played a good game. Credit: Gillian Guerin for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Band director Joe Sokol led the high school pep band as they played during the first half of the Friday night game. The band has played every home game this season. Credit: Gillian Guerin for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Band director Joe Sokol led the high school pep band as they played during the first half of the Friday night game. The band has played every home game this season. Credit: Gillian Guerin for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
People filled the stands in order to watch the football game. Parents, high school students, and middle-school students are all invited to attend the games on Fridays. Credit: Gillian Guerin for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
People filled the stands in order to watch the football game. Parents, high school students, and middle-school students are all invited to attend the games on Fridays. Credit: Gillian Guerin for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
The two teams huddled together to decide the play they were going to do next. They played a great game but lost by 0-28. Credit: Gillian Guerin for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
The two teams huddled together to decide the play they were going to do next. They played a great game but lost by 0-28. Credit: Gillian Guerin for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online

In between playing the songs, the band members were able to watch the game. The band played patriotic and spirited songs such as the Star Spangled Banner at the start of the game and We Will Rock You in order to encourage the crowd to support the Hornets.  Credit: Gillian Guerin for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
In between playing the songs, the band members were able to watch the game. The band played patriotic and spirited songs such as the Star Spangled Banner at the start of the game and We Will Rock You in order to encourage the crowd to support the Hornets. Credit: Gillian Guerin for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online

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