Glowing likeorganized fireflies, 3,600 UCLA students put on one of the bright half-timeshows that highlight their night football games. Using flashlights and eightcolor filters, the cheering section obeys rapid-fire instructions to presentsuch scenes as waving palm trees, pitched baseballs and even a series of viewsfrom a travelogue, all accompanied by big sound effects and music.

A RIGHT-HANDEDPITCHER REARS BACK TO THROW IN COLORFUL TRIBUTE TO DODGERS

WITH FLASHLIGHTSAND FILTERS, CHEERING SECTION SPELLS OUT COLLEGE INITIALS

BATTER BEGINSSWING, WHICH LIGHTS SHOW IN SEQUENCE

THREE PHOTOSPHIL BATH