Players, coaches and even fans took
extra steps to stay cool at the Bettendorf football game tonight. The school made
an exception; they allowed fans to bring in their own waters and coolers
because of the extreme heat.
"Obviously very hot. It's
definitely a concern. They do a great job of keeping the kids hydrated as you
can see there is water everything here tonight," says Kimberly Behrens,
Mom's like Kimberly Behrens say they're
not too worried about their sons bearing the heat.
They say the coaches do a great job of
keeping them hydrated.
And they also have some sideline help
"They have to have water constantly
otherwise they'll get cramps and overheat and get dehydrated, so for me I just
have to constantly put towels on them and keep them cold," says Annie
There were water fountains for folks
to refill their bottles.
"It's easier so you can enjoy the
water and save money," says Rick Albert.
Kids in the marching band,
cheerleaders, and players were keeping hydrated throughout the night.
Parents in the stands were too.
"There's no air movement and
you're just sweating sitting there, so drinking lots of water up in the stands,"
says Rick Albert, Football dad.
Once the heat cools down, Bettendorf high school will go
back to their no water and cooler rule, but for one night it was a water free
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