The Thayer Bobcats kick-off their football season with an opening game against the Salem Greyhounds Sept. 6 at Salem at 7:30 p.m.
Traditionally the school holds a bonfire for the boys the week before the game.
This year's community pep rally and bonfire was Sept. 4.
The Bobcat Booster Club attended to help to build excitement and support for the team.
According to Booster Club members, many years ago the bonfire was a huge community event attended by many players, students and family members.
A Booster Club member said, "We would like to bring back that enthusiasm for the team." Everyone is encouraged to support the Bobcats!"