One factor is for certain concerning the Roosevelt Excessive Faculty soccer staff. They know who they’re and what they’re able to.
“We’ve a aggressive tradition, a aggressive nature,” stated senior Bruce Hanks. “I stated it there. We’re aggressive.”
Thursday, at simply the best time, their confidence was reaffirmed.
“By this program and the coaches, trustees and alumni giving us that help, it provides us one other edge,” stated Hanks.
Dallas Impartial Faculty District Trustee Maxie Johnson says he needs college students in his district to know he has their again.
“I dwell on this group and I used to be raised on this group,” stated Johnson. “My mother and my brothers graduated from Roosevelt Excessive.”
So, when he observed at soccer recreation their cleats weren’t in the very best form, he stated one thing needed to be achieved.
“I received with the Dallas ISD administration and stated ‘Hey that is what we’d like over right here in my group. Both you’re going to do it or I’m going to do it.’ So, we labored collectively and received them some new cleats,” stated Johnson.
Hours earlier than Thursday night time’s recreation, Johnson introduced the footwear to the staff. 35 containers containing new pairs of cleats.
“If you look good, you play good. Particularly when individuals care about you. You bought your loved ones members within the viewers. You bought your group members supporting you,” stated Johnson. “I’m going to be proper that on the sidelines cheering them on.”
Johnson stated COVID-19 hit many dad and mom arduous in his group. It’s about greater than the footwear. He says it’s about tirelessly shining a lightweight on the wants of scholars in his district.