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YES!!!! Time to break out the greatest cliche ledes ever.

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by Evil ... Thy name is Orville Redenbacher!!, Oct 30, 2009.

  1. Aw yeah. That's right.

    Time to bust out the time-tested ...
    "The Hilljacks got quite Halloween scare Friday night at Stumpjump High."
    "Podunk High, hoping for a treat, ended up a trick Friday night at Hillbilly High."

    Or any variation of the Hallwoeen scare, trick or treat theme.


    This is the Supr Bowl Sunday for prep football ledes!
  2. Shaggy

    Shaggy Guest

    If I'm ever and editor, I will chop a finger off of anyone using a holiday lede.
  3. bumpy mcgee

    bumpy mcgee Well-Known Member

    Podunk High didn't need a spooky Halloween costume on Friday night, the Fightin' Hillbillies performance was scary enough for East Podunk.

    Have holiday ledes have officially replaced Tale of two halfs/games/matches yet for worst lede idea?
  4. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    Couldn't pass that up. Sorry. :D
  5. Bob Cook

    Bob Cook Active Member

    East Hillbilly High was like Dracula Friday night, because it sucked.
  6. RickStain

    RickStain Well-Known Member

    The Podunk High fans felt a bit Linus on Saturday night, waiting for the Great Pumpkin/comeback that never came, no matter how earnest their cheers/pumpkin patch.
  7. Ensign Pulver

    Ensign Pulver Member

    It was a dark and stormy night.
  8. Mystery Meat II

    Mystery Meat II Well-Known Member

    It was a tale of two halves.
    It was the best of games, it was the worst of games.

    Double secret bonus if you use one as a headline and the other as the lede
  9. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    "The Hilljacks got lit up like a Jack-O-Lantern on Friday night ..."
  10. Small Town Guy

    Small Town Guy Well-Known Member

    Thanks to a spook-tacular performance by senior running back Biff Johnson Friday night, the East Side Hilltoppers sliced through Western like a razor through a Snickers bar, capturing the Section 2A title with a 22-14 victory.
  11. jlee

    jlee Active Member

    Right wing Jacob Shitsniffer lit the Jack-O-Lantern twice Friday night and a four-ghoul second period lifted the Hiljacks over Podunk 5-3.
  12. StaggerLee

    StaggerLee Active Member

    How many points do I get for working two holidays into one lead?

    In a game played on the eve of Halloween, the Podunk High Porcupines were already looking ahead to Christmas.
    The Porcupines turned the ball over six times to present the visiting BFE Egyptians with a shockingly easy 38-13 win before a spooked crowd at Porcupine Stadium.
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