LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - Lafayette Jeff and McCutcheon's game Friday is not just to see who will win, but it's also about raising awareness as well.
Bronchos and Mavericks will be wearing purple socks Friday to raise awareness for Alzheimer's Disease.
Jeff started doing this last year when approached by a former player's sister with the idea.
Head Coach Andy Kennedy says he didn't know so many of his players were effected by Alzheimer's.
"You start listening and seeing the players on your team stand up and say, 'my grandma has this,' or 'my grandpa has this,'" Kennedy said. "You don't realize how close that hits home to a lot of kids."
"With other sports, they don't publicize stuff like this," said Senior Running Back Darian Green. "With breast cancer they got the pink and stuff. With Alzheimer's, we're trying to publicize it and make people aware of how to support it."
Clinton Prairie's football team will be wearing red hearts Friday for the American Heart Association.
Indiana Governor Mike Pence (R) proposed a pre-K voucher program as part of his 2014 agenda. The program would give underprivileged children access to pre-K programs.
Several generations gathered Saturday to remember a day that will live in infamy. The day marked 72 years since the attack on Pearl Harbor.
Almost Home is holding an open house with special adoption deals.