MERKEL, TX -

Fans flocked to Merkel High School for  a 'Meet the Badgers' event Friday night kicking off their 2014 season.

Fans were treated to a night celebrating the return of a new season, and also a new head coach.

In addition to inflatables and food, fans were able to enjoy a first look at the 2014 Badgers team, as both first and second teams scrimmaged under the lights in front of the hometown crowd.

An eventful night,  hoping to build up the community's support early in the season.