The football players of Lincoln High School talk about the season opener against Madison High School.
NBC 7's Game of the Week will kick off with a meeting of Warhawks and Hornets.
Members of the band, JROTC and the cheer squad turned out Thursday morning at the school in Clairemont to celebrate the beginning of the football season.
The Lincoln Hornets finished the 2012 season as Division III Champs. NBC 7 will be visiting the school Friday morning.
On Friday, members of the Lincoln JV and Varsity teams, drill teams and cheerleading squad turned out for an NBC 7 News segment to let the community know that "Lincoln is back."
"We came here to let you guys know that we want the respect that we deserve," said linebacker Johnny Garcia. "We just want to bring back that great image that Lincoln has, that tradition."
The two teams will face Friday, 6:30 p.m. at Lincoln HS located at Imperial Avenue and 49th Street.