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Meet the 2023 Dirty Drumline

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Caroline Dolberry
Senior Zane Evans hypes up the audience as he introduces the dirty drumline. The drumline leads the student section at football games and other events.

Austin Stone

Senior Austin Stone holds a “Lovejoy Leopards” flag. Stone is apart of the school’s swim team. (Caroline Dolberry)

Austin Stone is a senior, and is involved in Swim. This is his first year with the group on the Dirty Drumline.

Pre-Game:
Favorite Hype Song: Monster by Skillet
Years in Lovejoy: Twelve years
Involved in: Swim
Favorite College Team: Texas A&M

Game Time:
TRL: What is the purpose of the Dirty Drumline?

AS: The purpose is to get the crowds hyped up.

TRL: Why did you want to become a part of the Dirty Drumline?

AS: I did this because I wanted to do it with my buddy for my senior year.

TRL: Why is school spirit important to you?

AS: School spirit is important to me because it shows that you believe in what we’re doing.

What does the Dirty Drumline do?

AS: The Dirty Drumline is there to make noise and stay hyped.

TRL: What are you planning on bringing to the Dirty Drumline this year?

AS: I will bring common sense to the group so we don’t get kicked out.

TRL: How do you plan to bring more spirit to Lovejoy?

AS: I plan on bringing more spirit to Lovejoy by showing up to as many games as possible.

TRL: What are you most excited about being on the Dirty Drumline?

AS: I’m excited to hang out with the rest of the Dirty Drumline and have a good time.

 

Zane Evans

Senior Zane Evans holds a flag as he does the school’s Alma Mater. Evans is the leader of the drumeline. (Caroline Dolberry)

Zane Evans is a senior, and this is his first year on the Dirty Drumline. Evans is also the leader of the group.

Pre-Game:
Favorite Hype Song: Kickstart My Heart by Motley Crew
Years in Lovejoy: Twelve years
Involved in: Dirty Drumline
Favorite College Team: Texas Tech

Game Time:
TRL: What is the purpose of the Dirty Drumline?

ZE:The purpose of this is to get people and players hyped.

TRL: Why did you want to become a part of the Dirty Drumline?

ZE:I wanted to yell and scream and make memories with my buddies.

TRL: Why is school spirit important to you?

ZE: It is important to me because I think that the memories we make in highschool last.

What does the Dirty Drumline do?

ZE: We have fun and break rules.

TRL: What are you planning on bringing to the Dirty Drumline this year?

ZE: I’m planning on bringing a lasting impression on Lovejoy Drumline.

TRL: How do you plan to bring more spirit to Lovejoy?

ZE: I always bring spirit to Lovejoy.

TRL: What are you most excited about being on the Dirty Drumline?

ZE: I’m excited about making the best memories with all of my best bros.

 

Kade Stubbs 

Junior Kade Stubbs holds the “H” flag for LHS. Stubbs is apart of the Fishing and Track & Field teams at the school. (Caroline Dolberry)

Kade Stubbs is a junior at LHS, and is involved in many school activities. This is his first year on the Dirty Drumline.

Pregame:                                                                                                                                                                                                              Favorite Hype Song: Frogman by Whiskey Myers
Years in Lovejoy: Nine years
Involved in: Fishing and Pole Vault
Favorite College Team: University of Texas

Game Time:

TRL: What is the purpose of the Dirty Drumline?

KS: The purpose of this is to get students hyped for the school.

TRL: Why did you want to become a part of the Dirty Drumline?

KS: I wanted to hang out with my buddies and have fun.

TRL: Why is school spirit important to you?

KS: Because our team is good, and deserves to be cheered on by the students.

TRL: What does the Dirty Drumline do?

KS: We get students hyped and loud during pep rallies and games.

TRL: What are you planning on bringing to the Dirty Drumline this year?

KS: I plan on bringing the trash can and being loud.

TRL: How do you plan to bring more spirit to Lovejoy?

KS: I plan on leading the student section into being louder and more excited for Lovejoy.

TRL: What are you most excited about being on the Dirty Drumline?

KS: I’m most excited about helping hype up the students at the football games.

 

Tyler Wilson

Sophomore Tyler Wilson gets ready to run across the field with a flag. The dirty drumline ran with the flags while the football team came out of the tunnel. (Caroline Dolberry)

Tyler Wilson is a sophomore at LHS, and is involved in several school organizations. This is his first year as a part of the Dirty Drumline.

Pre-Game:
Favorite Hype Song: Whole lotta Rosie AC/DC
Years in Lovejoy: Ten years
Involved in: Orchestra and Jazz Band
Favorite College Team: Air Force

Game Time:
TRL: What is the purpose of the Dirty Drumline?

TW: To get the student section hyped and get them to cheer loud.

TRL: Why did you want to become a part of the Dirty Drumline?

TW: I think I’m a pretty loud person so I thought it would be a good fit for me.

TRL: Why is school spirit important to you?

TW: Why would I go to events if I didn’t want to support and cheer my school on?

What does the Dirty Drumline do?

TW: We get the student section hyped and excited for their team.

TRL: What are you planning on bringing to the Dirty Drumline this year?

TW: I hope to be the loudest and most hyped member of the DDL in the history of LOJO.

TRL: How do you plan to bring more spirit to Lovejoy?

TW: Be loud, go stupid, and have fun.

TRL: What are you most excited about being on the Dirty Drumline?

TW: To see my fellow peers have fun at school events.

 

Will Grazzioli

Junior Will Grazzioli poses with other dirty drumline members. Grazzioli is excited to lead to student section this year with the dirty drumline. (Brooklyn Jones)

Will Grazzioli is a junior at LHS, and this is his first year on the Dirty Drumline. He is involved in many school activities and is excited to be on the DDL.

Pre-Game:
Favorite Hype Song: Rip Roach by X ft Ski
Years in Lovejoy: Eleven years
Involved in: YMSL and the DDL
Favorite College Team: Alabama

Game Time:
TRL: What is the purpose of the Dirty Drumline?

WG: To bring spirit and energy to the student section.

TRL: Why did you want to become a part of the Dirty Drumline?

WG: Because I’ve loved them since my freshman year and I just love yelling and cheering for
Lovejoy.

TRL: Why is school spirit important to you?

WG: School spirit is important to me because you’re supporting your friends and people that you
have been put in school while doing what they love, or just showing love for where you are.

What does the Dirty Drumline do?

WG: The Dirty Drumline beats the life out of trash cans and rallies the student section to show our spirit (and look good doing it in our overalls).

TRL: What are you planning on bringing to the Dirty Drumline this year?
WG: I plan on bringing pure energy, spirit, and chaos.

TRL: How do you plan to bring more spirit to Lovejoy?
WG: I plan on bringing more spirit by showing over our theme and screaming my heart out in praise of Lovejoy and hate for our opponent.

TRL: What are you most excited about being on the Dirty Drumline?
WG: I’m most excited for starting chants and bringing the whole student section together into one entity of spirit and love.

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Ready for her first year on TRL staff, junior Zoe Reed is excited to start writing. Reed is often found on the soccer field scrimmaging with her club teammates, reading her new favorite book or waiting impatiently for the new Taylor Swift album. She loves to sing the new pieces in choir, especially Flight and Tshela Moya, and is counting down the days for region auditions. She is a big fan of her two dogs, Vader and Rex, and takes way too many pictures of them. She is excited for the TRL experience and can’t wait to see what the year brings.
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