McLouth High bonfires, scavenger hunts and games all part of homecoming week
Homecoming week is here for McLouth High School.
Theme days started Monday with Vacation Day, while Tuesday was Fandom Day. Today is Fraternity/Sorority Day, Thursday is Throwback Thursday and Friday is Spirit Day.
Other activities are taking place throughout the week during the evening hours.
A bonfire took place across from Stan Braksick Sports Complex on Monday and Buff-n-Tuff games are scheduled for later today. Buff-n-Tuff starts at 6:30 p.m. in the Gold Gymnasium, with Powderpuff Football and the scavenger hunt to follow at the football stadium.
On Friday, the parade will start at 2:30 p.m. and run through downtown McLouth. The pep rally and candidate games will be at the football field at the end of the parade. This year’s parade theme is “Trample the Trojans.”
McLouth will meet the Troy Trojans in the homecoming football game at 7 p.m. Friday at Stan Braksick Sports Complex.
During the game, the homecoming king and queen will be crowned.
This year’s king candidates are Brody Troupe, son of Terry and Kim Troupe; Dimitri Tullis, son of Bob Tullis and Helen Pappas; and Tanner Zink, son of Andy and Jeannette Zink.
Queen candidates are Katie Gill, daughter of Brad and Nissai Gill; Megan Boshoven, daughter of Dave Boshoven and Marielle Leenders and host parents Mike and Kristie Clark; and Tori Bristol, daughter of Todd and Laurie Bristol.
McLouth will look to upset Troy, the No. 1 team in Class 2-1A on Friday.
THS is 5-0 with victories against Valley Heights, Atchison County, Centralia, Perry-Lecompton and Doniphan West.
MHS opened the season 0-2, but is 3-2 heading into the Troy game against Immaculata, Pleasant Ridge and Christ Prep Academy.
The homecoming dance will follow the game Friday. Cost is $3 per student or $5 for a couple.