EC-Whoo: rivalry recognized since 1909

Molly Raley, Managing Editor

The winner of the dor decorating contest was the Office of the President.
The winner of the dor decorating contest was the Office of the President.
The Southeastern football team watch the EC-Whoo rally as they prepare for the rivalry games in Ada, Okla.
The Southeastern football team watch the EC-Whoo rally as they prepare for the rivalry games in Ada, Okla.
The Southeastern cheer squad looks on during the pep rally Thursday, Nov 13. The rally was two days prior to the Southeastern- ECU rivalry football game
The Southeastern cheer squad looks on during the pep rally Thursday, Nov 13. The rally was two days prior to the Southeastern- ECU rivalry football game
The Savage Storm football team pose with the Great American Classic trophy after their 18-15 victory over ECU Saturday, Nov. 15.
The Savage Storm football team pose with the Great American Classic trophy after their 18-15 victory over ECU Saturday, Nov. 15.

A rivarly that has been going strong since 1909 faced off once again in the 2014 edition.

The Southeastern football team traveled to Ada where they competed against East Central University. Though the game was on Saturday, Nov. 15, the prior week held many EC-Whoo events on the Southeastern campus.

Thoughout campus offices held a door decorating contest. Each office took their best EC-Whoo ideas and placed them on the doors of their office. The winner of the contest was the Office of the President with their rendition of “the big, bad wolf”.

Friday, Nov. 14, featured a EC-Whoo pep rally in front of the student union. Bolt, the Savage Storm cheer squad and the Sparks Dance Company all made appeareances at the rally. The Southeastern Band was on hand sounding off the school song along with some favorite cadances. Head coach Bo Atterberry addressed his team while they looked on.

Holding true to tradition, Lambda Chi Alpha ran the game ball from Durant to Ada for the start of the contest.

The game featured a close match with the Savage Storm winning 18-15. The win knotted the rivarly at 46-46-6. The win also ended a four-game losing streak in the series between the two schools.

Raheem Wilson snatched the Landmark Bank player of the game with his performance. Wilson posted 13 tackles with two interceptions playing defense for the Storm.

The win helped Southeastern obtain a 7-4 overall record and a 6-4 Great American Conference record on the season.