Norman North football preps for playoffs

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NORMAN, Okla. - The Norman North football team is prepping for what may be the biggest game in some of these young players' lives.

Students, faculty and many all around Norman are rallying for the team as the Timberwolves prepare for their first ever appearance in the state playoffs.

Students are excited beyond belief.

"It's all you could ever hope for your senior year," one student said. "We're one of the first schools to be ever to do this and it's just a really big deal to all of us."

Friday there were pep rallies at many different schools. 

All ages got to be part of the fun.

Fifteen chartered buses paid for by local businesses are taking fans to the game as soon as school is out.  

Holly Nevels, Director of Secondary Education for Norman, said this is far bigger than just a football game since a team from the west side of the state hasn't won since 1996.

"This is not just a Norman North thing, it's a Norman thing," she said. "So our community's thrilled. Go T-Wolves!"

The game starts at 7:30 p.m. at Boone Picken's Stadium in Stillwater.