Comedian Explains Origin Of Wylie High School Battle Cry

14 Sep

CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

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WYLIE (CBSDFW.COM) – For nearly 36 years “AHMO” has been the battle cry of Wylie High School.

“We say it when we are ahead,” said Wylie High School Principal Virdie Montgomery. “We say it when we are behind. It has all the meaning in the world to us. It’s who we are.”

Friday night the story of AHMO’s origin will be told on The Late Show with David Letterman.

Guest comedian Tom Dreesen is expected to lead the studio audience in an AHMO chant after he learned for the very first time just a week ago that one of his jokes is a part of Texas high school football lore.

The legend of AHMO began in 1977.

Wylie High School was scheduled to play Breckenridge High School, the top team in the state, in a regional play-off game.

Former Wylie High School head football coach…

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