I went to the Providence at South Meck high school game Friday night. No, I don’t have a nephew on the team. In fact, I didn’t know anybody on any of the teams. I just wanted to go with my kids. Yes, I have no life.
What I learned: Old is never old
I’ll just say it’s been a few years since I’ve graduated from high school. Truly, nothing has changed. Here are five things that felt eerily familiar:
(1) The smell of high school gyms is still a mix mustiness and popcorn.
(2) Cheerleaders and athletes still preen. Some have good reason to, others don’t.
A photo posted by @adddsblack on Jan 16, 2015 at 9:43am PST
//><!--(3) One section was all students, yelling obnoxiously. Some of the boys had dressed up country, I guess making a statement of sorts. All of that was cool.//--><!
(4) People got into the girls varsity game. That was cool, too.
(5) After the game, I was told, Cookout was the place to go hang. I wasn’t invited. I was okay with that.
You can tell a lot about a person based on what they get on their cookout tray — Zack Antrum (@zantrum17) January 17, 2015
Glad I’m not in high school anymore. But also glad I can go back and relive it – from afar.