The abnormal warmth of 50 degree weather fell upon the night of the Hermann Courtwarming game against Montgomery County. With the week starting off with a snow day, the late start of Courtwarming week came off with anticipation having people wonder who was going be the king and queen of courtwarming. Hermann bearcats dressed up to show their bearcat pride on Double Denim Wednesday, Throwback Thursday, and Crazy Blue and White Friday.
After a week of ever-changing weather, with a snow day and 60 degree days, the 2018 Hermann High Courtwarming Week was constantly keeping students on their toes. From the different spirit days, like Double Denim Wednesday and Crazy Blue and White Friday, to the pep assembly at the end of the week, there were plenty of activities planned to get kids and staff more involved in the spirit week.
On the night of the big game, people filled the bleachers of the gym, ready to cheer on the Hermann bearcats, and see the new king and queen of courtwarming. People applauded and roared for the JV boys as the game came along neck to neck resulting with a score of 40 to 48.
In between the JV and the Varsity games, Symantha Fredrick (12) and Tessa Eldringhoff (12) introduced the Senior Courtwarming candidates from each club. The Courtwarming candidates stood waiting to hear which one of them one would be king and queen of courtwarming. Finally, the anticipation came to a close as Tessa Eldringhoff announced Brooke Groose and Trent Oberg, both representing the Student Council, as the 2018 Courtwarming King and Queen.
"It felt unexpected, and surprised, to win courtwarming King, but also happy to represent Hermann High in that way," said Trent Oberg (12).
"If felt rewarding, and unexpected, but I was really happy," added Brooke Groose (12).
The basketball game finished with clostant final score of 61 to 64 with Montgomery County on top.