Joplin High School wide receiver Colton Simmons uses a pick to hit a rock before their home-opener in Joplin, Mo., Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011. The tornado that swept through in May of 2011 took homes ... more 
Joplin High School wide receiver Colton Simmons uses a pick to hit a rock before their home-opener in Joplin, Mo., Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011. The tornado that swept through in May of 2011 took homes and businesses, friends and families as it killed more than 150 people and left billions of dollars in damage. There's comfort in routine and the Joplin High football team will give thousands of them a chance for another step toward normalcy on Saturday night when the Eagles play a home opener like none other around here. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Paul Sancya
Sat, Sep 10, 2011 8:12 PM EDT