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It is the most wonderful time of the year

by Sarah Phipps Modified: April 18, 2013 at 12:25 pm •  Published: October 4, 2009

There is nothing better than October Friday nights in Oklahoma. What is there not love?  Football, crisp nghts and a full bright moon are all perfect element to building a fall evening. It is cool enough to wear a long sleeve shirt but not cold enough freeze your fingers.

I wish it could stay fall forever. Bring on the hot chocolate, apples, nutmeg, cinnamon and pumpkins. I am ready to leave summer in the dust.

Here are some pictures from my fall night at the Shawnee vs. Carl Albert football game.

The Shawnee Wolves run onto the field before the high school football game between Shawnee and Carl Albert Friday, 0ct. 2, 2009, at the Jim Thorpe Stadium in Shawnee, Okla. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman
The Shawnee Wolves run onto the field before the high school football game between Shawnee and Carl Albert Friday, 0ct. 2, 2009, at the Jim Thorpe Stadium in Shawnee, Okla. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman
The moon rises over Jim Thorpe Stadium
The moon rises over Jim Thorpe Stadium
Shawnee's Dakota Blanchard cheers before the start of the high school football game between Shawnee and Carl Albert Friday, 0ct. 2, 2009, at the Jim Thorpe Stadium in Shawnee, Okla. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman
Shawnee's Dakota Blanchard cheers before the start of the high school football game between Shawnee and Carl Albert Friday, 0ct. 2, 2009, at the Jim Thorpe Stadium in Shawnee, Okla. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman
Gabrion Frazier (1) is brought down Carl Albert defenders during the high school football game between Shawnee and Carl Albert Friday, 0ct. 2, 2009, at the Jim Thorpe Stadium in Shawnee, Okla. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman
Gabrion Frazier (1) is brought down Carl Albert defenders during the high school football game between Shawnee and Carl Albert Friday, 0ct. 2, 2009, at the Jim Thorpe Stadium in Shawnee, Okla. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman
Shawnee's Gabrion Frazier (1) and Carl Albert's Dwight Dobbins (2) get tangled up following a play during the high school football game between Shawnee and Carl Albert Friday, 0ct. 2, 2009, at the Jim Thorpe Stadium in Shawnee, Okla. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman
Shawnee's Gabrion Frazier (1) and Carl Albert's Dwight Dobbins (2) get tangled up following a play during the high school football game between Shawnee and Carl Albert Friday, 0ct. 2, 2009, at the Jim Thorpe Stadium in Shawnee, Okla. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman
The Shawnee Wolves run onto the field before the high school football game between Shawnee and Carl Albert Friday, 0ct. 2, 2009, at the Jim Thorpe Stadium in Shawnee, Okla. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman
The Shawnee Wolves run onto the field before the high school football game between Shawnee and Carl Albert Friday, 0ct. 2, 2009, at the Jim Thorpe Stadium in Shawnee, Okla. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman
by Sarah Phipps
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Born in Missouri, Sarah Phipps graduated of Northwest Missouri State University with a degree in Mass Communication and French in 1999. After an internship with the St. Joe News-press, Sarah moved to Oklahoma for a full-time job at the...
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