Bowling Green 8th grader to sing national anthem at Saturday’s Browns-Ravens game

Evvie Van Vorhis, 13, has been singing The Star Spangled Banner for crowds since the age of 6
Published: Dec. 12, 2022 at 11:54 PM EST
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BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (WTVG) - For Evvie Van Vorhis, Monday night means basketball practice. The 8th grader plays for the Bobcats at Bowling Green Middle School.

However, this Saturday, she’ll be off the basketball court and on the football field at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland.

Evvie was picked to sing the national anthem before the Browns-Ravens game.

“Nervous. I don’t get nervous for a lot of singing, but this is definitely, like, one of the things that I’m scared for,” said Evvie. “I think my mom emailed them and just sent like a few YouTube videos of me singing and then they reached back and said that they were down to do it.”

Since she was 6 years old, Evvie says she’s been performing in front of big crowds. That includes the Division I basketball finals at The Ohio State University. Now at the age of 13, Evvie is preparing for her biggest stage yet, timing her acapella rendition of The Star Spangled Banner to 90 seconds.

“Cause they’re going to have like the fighter jets fly over at the end, so I have to make sure that I don’t get cut off by them or I’m not just standing there for 30 seconds waiting for them to fly over,” explained Evvie.

Kickoff for the game is Saturday, Dec, 17, at 4:30 PM on NFL Network.

Watch Evvie sing the national anthem at the game in the video below.

Bowling Green 8th grader sings national anthem at Saturday’s Browns-Ravens game

WATCH: Bowling Green 8th grader Evvie Van Vorhis sings the national anthem before Saturday's Ravens-Browns game at FirstEnergy Stadium >>

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