HUTTO, Texas — On the Hutto sport versus El Paso Del Valle on Friday, you may even see some Hippo followers sitting on the Conquistadores’ aspect.
The concept obtained began on Monday, Sept. 9, when Todd Robison, Hutto ISD’s director of communications and neighborhood relations, made a remark through the Coach’s Present, a weekly radio present hosted by The Hippo Cafe the place Hutto’s head coach and gamers are interviewed each Monday.
Robison mentioned that Hutto ISD has some particular issues they are going to do for the visiting group from El Paso to “acknowledge them and honor them.” He then talked about that it may be good for some Hippo followers to sit down on the Conquistadores’ aspect.
“I am simply going to throw this on the market: If Friday evening, if we glance throughout to that different aspect and there is no person sitting on the opposite aspect – as a result of I simply cannot think about loads of of us are going to have the ability to make that journey from El Paso – I might encourage a few of our Hutto followers to perhaps go sit on that different aspect, simply in order that El Paso group appears like there’s some of us which can be behind them,” Robison mentioned.
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The Hippo Cafe might be handing out coupons free of charge appetizers on the sport to Hippo followers which can be prepared to sit down on the guests’ aspect.
“We could not stand the considered these youngsters enjoying with nobody within the stands for them,” The Hippo Cafe instructed KVUE on Wednesday.
Hutto ISD has additionally been elevating cash to assist El Paso first responders within the wake of the tragic mass capturing in El Paso on Aug. three. Forward of Friday’s sport, the district bought “Hippo Nation is El Paso Sturdy” shirts.
UPDATE: The response to the “Hippo Nation is El Paso Sturdy” shirts has been implausible! Folks from El Paso are additionally shopping for the shirts. WE ARE EXTENDING THE DEADLINE TO ORDER SHIRTS AND STILL…
“Hutto ISD has a direct connection to El Paso, with greater than 20 district workers being from that nice metropolis,” the district wrote on Fb. “The Hutto neighborhood and Hutto ISD have a protracted historical past of serving to others. Hippo Nation responds to tragedies, each at house and away, with large generosity and compassion.”
The sport between Hutto and El Paso Del Valle begins at 7 p.m. Friday in Hutto.
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