|19||EXT. SPOONER FOOTBALL STADIUM - DAY|
Sparky's funeral, in progress. The stands are packed. Down on the field, Sparky's coffin rests on the fifty yard line. The FOOTBALL TEAM, including Shank, Don, and Rusty, are dressed in uniform and seated on the bench surrounding Reba. Reba is dressed in black. Her face is tight with guilt. Ivy and Todd are in the stands.
Off to the side sits a podium on a raised platform where COACH BURNS speaks. Burns is a squat man with a tremendous gut. He wears a ballcap and a Spooner Bulldogs jersey.
He pulls a dog whistle on a chain from inside his shirt.
Everyone, please bow your heads
All heads bow. Burns puts the whistle in his mouth and blows with all his might.
After a moment, we hear a DOG BARKING in the distance. Then another. And another, until there is a CHORUS OF BARKING AND HOWLING DOGS.