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Buffalo hosts Riverton for homecoming football game

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A deep orange sunset hung overtop the Mike Moon field

A deep orange sunset hung overtop the Mike Moon field in anticipation for Buffalo’s Homecoming football game as the Bison ran onto the field on Friday. Buffalo hosted Riverton for the game.

Buffalo High School Hosted Riverton for their 2020 football game on Friday, Oct. 2, 2020. Buffalo held their opponent to a 10-0 lead going into the second half. The Bison scored early in the third quarter and despite growing momentum in the second half, were not able to pull out a win, losing 13-6. In celebration of homecoming, the marching band performed their show "Conspiracy Theory" during half time and royalty was announced as well. 

Game filmers turn their attention away from the field and to the flag pole

Game filmers turn their attention away from the field and to the flag pole for the singing of the National Anthem on Friday from the top of the announcer’s box. silhouettes,

Jackson Moon watches the field as he waits for the snap to arrive

Buffalo High School junior quarterback Jackson Moon watches the field as he waits for the snap to arrive on Friday

Matthew Harrison tackles Riverton running back Trayton Hyatt

Buffalo High School defensive lineman Matthew Harrison tackles Riverton running back Trayton Hyatt on Friday.

Ross Walker talks with junior lineman Keegan Money

Buffalo High School coach Ross Walker talks with junior lineman Keegan Money on Friday on the sidelines.

Blake Bell stretches backward in an attempt to catch a pass

Buffalo High School sophomore Blake Bell stretches backward in an attempt to catch a pass on Friday. Bell was unable to reach the ball making it an incomplete pass.

Violet Ramirez, 4, reaches up to touch the nose of Bruiser

Violet Ramirez, 4, reaches up to touch the nose of Bruiser, the BHS mascot, while her sister Sienna, 7, watches from behind on Friday.

Sydney Hall holds her pinky straight up during their halftime show

Buffalo High School flutist Sydney Hall holds her pinky straight up during their halftime show on Friday.

A marching band member moves across the field barefoot

For the band students that were also on the Homecoming court, they wore their royalty clothes and if necessary marched barefoot on Friday. The royalty was announced immediately after the conclusion of the marching band show.

Nate Rzasa plays from the back of the show

Buffalo High School sousaphone player Nate Rzasa plays from the back of the show on Friday.

Band members laid their trumpets down on the ground after the halftime show

Band members laid their trumpets down on the ground after the halftime show on Friday. This week the band moved closer to the home stands on the track but has not yet returned to the bleachers.

Queen Hollis Mantle andkng Calvin Rule balance their newly placed crowns

Buffalo High School homecoming queen Hollis Mantle and king Calvin Rule balance their newly placed crowns after being crowned during halftime of the football game on Friday. Hollis and Calvin each won out of three senior nominees for the position.

homecoming court made their way off the field after crowing the king and queen

The homecoming court made their way off the field after crowing the king and queen on Friday. Each grade was represented by a royalty pair but the senior class was represented by three pairs instead of one.

Calvin Rule laughs with the other nominees

Buffalo High School senior and Homecoming king Calvin Rule laughs with the other nominees after the conclusion of the announcements on Friday. Rule quickly handed the crown off for someone to hold for the remainder of the game so he could return to the field.

Anthony Peters searches for the pass as defensive back Ki Girgen looks for an interception

Buffalo High School wide receiver Anthony Peters searches for the pass as defensive back Ki Girgen looks for an interception on Friday. Neither Peters nor Girgen caught the ball, making it an incomplete.

Anthony Peters watches the ball fall into his hands

Buffalo High School’s punt returner Anthony Peters watches the ball fall into his hands on Friday. Peters was quickly tackled by Riverton.

Aidan O’Neill lays on the ground as his teammates stretch his legs

Buffalo High School lineman Aidan O’Neill lays on the ground as his teammates stretch his legs for him on Friday.

Jackson Moon hands the ball off to running back Benjamin Camino

Buffalo High School quarterback Jackson Moon hands the ball off to running back Benjamin Camino on Friday.

Hyrum Hatch dodges the first of several tackles before making it into the end zone

Buffalo High School senior Hyrum Hatch dodges the first of several tackles before making it into the end zone for Buffalo’s only touchdown of the night on Friday.

Rob Hammond reflects with his team after the conclusion of the game

Buffalo High School head coach Rob Hammond reflects with his team after the conclusion of the game on Friday. Buffalo lost the game 13-6 to Riverton.

Tucker Giles fist bumps injured senior Hunter Stone after the conclusion

Buffalo High School’s Tucker Giles fist bumps injured senior Hunter Stone after the conclusion of the game on Friday.

Photojournalist

Jessi Dodge joined the Bulletin as a photojournalist and a Report for America corp member in 2020. If you have ideas or comments, reach out at jessi@buffalobulletin.com.

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