Football moms who have rang the ball through the years, front row from left: Cindy Miller, Diane Pierce and Andi Scheets. Back row: Loretta Cantrell, Bev Flowers, Vicki Hart, Kathy Hutsell, LeAnn Edington, Sandra Manier, Ann Long, Barbara Crawford, Martha Miller, Ila Jean Farris, Wanda Sanders, Nadine Gale and Diane Vandiver

Football moms who have rang the ball through the years, front row from left: Cindy Miller, Diane Pierce and Andi Scheets. Back row: Loretta Cantrell, Bev Flowers, Vicki Hart, Kathy Hutsell, LeAnn Edington, Sandra Manier, Ann Long, Barbara Crawford, Martha Miller, Ila Jean Farris, Wanda Sanders, Nadine Gale and Diane Vandiver

A special cowbell has been passed from mothers of a Houston High School football player since Kaye Jordan began the tradition in 1974. The group met for the first time Friday to ride in the 2009 homecoming parade and several were introduced prior to the Tigers’ football game against Thayer.

Here is a list of the bell-ringing moms:
1974 – Kaye Jordan
1975 – Kaye Jordan
1976 – Kaye Jordan
1977 – Kaye Jordan
1978 – Kaye Jordan
1979 – Nadine Gale
1980 – Wanda Sanders
1981 – Joyce Meizler
1982 – Diane Vandiver
1983 – Martha Miller
1984 – Ila Jean Farris
1985 – Ila Jean Farris
1986 – Ila Jean Farris
1987 – Loretta Cantrell
1988 – Diane Pace
1989 – Bev Flowers
1990 – Diane Hubbard
1991 – Nancy Koch
1992 – Barbara Crawford
1993 – Gayla Kay Bratton
1994 – Jane Romines
1995 – Ann Long
1996 – Sandra Manier
1997 – Sandra Manier
1998 – Kathy Wilson
1999 – Sandra Manier
2000 – Sandy Cooper
2001 – LeAnn Edington
2002 – Peggy Douglas
2003 – Kathy Hutsell
2004 – Vicki Hart
2005 – Loretta Cantrell
2006 – Diane Pierce
2007 – Diane Pierce
2008 – Andi Scheets
2009 – Cindy Miller

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