pep rally

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pep′ ral`ly

a meeting, as of students before an athletic contest, to stimulate group enthusiasm by rousing talks, cheers, etc.
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Noun1.pep rally - a rally (especially of students) before a gamepep rally - a rally (especially of students) before a game
mass meeting, rally - a large gathering of people intended to arouse enthusiasm
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In front of the arena, Korean supporters gathered two hours ahead of the hockey game for a pep rally.
We're glad that we're complete again and I know for myself that we're ready coming into the battle,' the teary-eyed mentor said in Filipino during the Knights' pep rally on Thursday.
CHEERLEADERS and bands took part in a pitch perfect parade through the streets of Dublin yesterday culminating in a pep rally at Trinity College ahead of today's American Football Showcase.
That's how I came to own my version of the treasured campus apparel--and how I found myself on the stage of the oddest pep rally I've ever attended.
Some 50 Saving Blounts Creek supporters were out in force for the hearing in Washington, holding a pep rally prior to court.
The once-canceled Leominster Turkey Day pep rally was held after all, thanks to the efforts of students, parents and Mayor Dean J.
Students from kindergarten to grade five took part in the event, which saw classes create posters, pom poms, and cheers for a pep rally before each session.
During a pep rally at The Branson Landing to welcome Southwest Airlines to the area, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon said he is very delighted to be there for this positive news.
The Walk to Washington is a national pep rally to raise awareness of depression and to show those trying to overcome depression that they are not alone and that help is available.
The male and female teachers made sexually suggestive motions during a pep rally at Churchill High School in February, although they remained fully clothed.
5, during a noon pep rally for his school before a season-opening game against Pulaski Academy.
HERE'S JUST ANOTHER example of how pressure to meet demands of the No Child Left Behind law (NCLB) has some administrators making unusual decisions: This past school year, Black students walking into a pep rally at Mount Diablo High School in Concord, California, were greeted with jazz and Martin Luther King Jr.