Getting in the Zone

Everyone can agree that it’s important to get in the zone before any big event. Whether it’s a math test or a big game, we all have different things that get us ready. For the senior football players, it’s music. If you’ve ever been to a game at Gordon Straley Field, you know that when you pass by the locker room, you can hear the booming bass coming from the multiple speakers. The boys are in there jumping around, hyping each other up for the competition that’s about to go down. “I think it’s really important to get focused before the game,” said Gabriel Klinker, 12. “Music helps me get focused because it blocks out anything else that could be distracting me.”

I constructed a senior football playlist, putting together some of their favorite songs to listen to before games. Every senior chose one.

George Karlaftis: Kings Of The Earth by Sizzla

Joey Kidwell: Nonstop by Drake

Gabriel Klinker: Sauce It Up by Lil Uzi Vert

Sage Hood: Ima Boss by Meek Mill

Justin Vasili: Dreams and Nightmares by Meek Mill

Kyle Hazel: Big Rings by Drake/Future

Freddie Williams: Nephew by Lil Pump

Nate Hendrick: Believer by Imagine Dragons

Seif Benjemia: Save A Horse (Ride A Cowboy) by Big & Rich

Jack McCain: Mob Ties by Drake

Ben Szymanski: Apple Pie by Travis Scott

Samir Ahsan: Trophies by Young Money/Drake

Nelson Mbongo: Digital Dash by Drake/Future

Tavion Woodard: Esskeetit by Lil Pump

RJ Erb: Psycho by Post Malone/Ty Dolla $ign

 

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