Mater Dei holds prep rally for football team ahead of state championship

Published: Nov. 23, 2021 at 5:53 AM CST
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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - Mater Dei students started their day off with a lot of energy.

The football team is heading to the state finals this weekend, so they call celebrated on Tuesday.

[Mater Dei football program prepares for its sixth state appearance]

Coach Mike Goebel says the excitement and cheers from fans is what brought them this far in the season.

“I don’t think you understand how much it means when the cheerleaders are leading the way,” said coach Goebel. “When this team is out on the field. . .how much of that energy and enthusiasm comes from you and goes right into the team and how much difference that makes.”

Fans will pack into Lucas Oil Stadium this weekend.

Mater Dei will take on Andrean in the class 2A state championship game starting at 11 a.m. Central Time.

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