The Portland High School Bulldogs are reigning Maine state basketball champions; but during the games, the crowd's attention is often on the sidelines, NBC News reports.
Freshman Kamron King, the team's mascot, runs the sidelines dressed in an over-sized gray Bulldog costume, whipping the crowd into a frenzy. But he can't hear any of it.
"Being a mascot is kind of a very cool job to do for the school and I kinda love it," Kamron told NBC News.
He says he uses his eyes and his energy to fire up the crowd, watching the people in the bleachers to get a feel for their emotions. "I try to get the crowd louder [so] that they know I am supporting them," he said.
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