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Friday, August 31, 2018---First 2018 Football "Jock" Rally

Trojan Candy arrived early at the Heritage Hall patio for the first "Jock" Rally on the afternoon before our football game versus UNLV. I was able to get my favorite picture/video taking spot on the corner atop the brick wall. I need some elevation, because I am only 4'11" tall.

Spirit of Troy
At 5:00 p.m. the Spirit of Troy marched to the cadence of the drums into the patio from their own practice in the Loker track stadium.
Football team
Then the football team walked in to the patio as the Band played.
Art Bartner
Dr. Bartner greeted the team.
Michael Hutchings
Then Defensive Graduate Assistant Coach Michael Hutchings stepped up onto the ladder to speak.
The entire team was hyped up by "Tusk."
Cameron Smith
The "Honored" team speaker was next. Senior captain Cameron Smith (12/13/17) rallied the team with his speech.
Song Girls and Yell Leaders
The USC Song Girls and the Yell Leaders danced in the middle of the team next as the Spirit of Troy played music.
Cameron Smith
Cameron Smith held up the Sword as the Spirit of Troy played "Conquest" after which the team left the pep rally.
Song Girls
After the band left, Trojan Candy took a picture of our 2018 Song Girls.

Yell LeadersMy last rally picture was of the 2018 Yell Leaders.

FIGHT ON, 2018 USC Football Team!

Saturday, August 25, 2018---Happy 50th Anniversary, Patti and Dudley!

My family gave a party on board the Queen Mary to celebrate the Golden Anniversary of my sister Patti and her husband Dudley Poon.

Patti and Dudley Poon and Spirit of Troy
We surprised them by inviting the USC Spirit of Troy to perform and wish Patti and Dudley Poon a happy 50th Anniversary.
Patti and Dudley Poon and Spirit of Troy
My sister Patti and brother-in-law Dudley Poon posed with the Spirit of Troy.

FIGHT ON, USC Spirit of Troy!

FIGHT ON, Patti and Dudley!