Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Homecoming football, tailgate are Friday’s highlights

Twin Falls arrives in Hailey

Quarterback Alec Nordsieck brings his Wood River Wolverines up to the scrimmage line during Friday’s 49-3 home loss to the Minico Spartans. Photo by Willy Cook

     Homecoming Week at Hailey’s Wood River High School is headed for its big day.

     Special Homecoming activities continue through the Great Basin Conference football game against the Twin Falls Bruins Friday, Oct. 11 starting at 7 p.m. at Hailey’s Phil Homer Field.

     The Student Union and football team are selling Wood River “green-out” shirts in town and will do so at the game.

     Here is rest of the Homecoming Week schedule and names of the royalty candidates:

     · Wednesday, Oct. 9: Dress-up is “Hawaiian Day.” Student movie night at 6:30 p.m. on the football field.

     · Thursday, Oct. 10: Dress-up is “Throwback Day.” Great Basin Conference boys’ soccer tournament game on the soccer field at 4:30 p.m. Volleyball team league matches with Minico begin at 6 p.m. with the freshmen and junior varsity in the high school gym, and the varsity at 7:30 p.m.

     · Friday, Oct. 11: Dress-up day is “Greenout—School Spirit.” Homecoming Parade at 3 p.m. down Main St. Football game 7 p.m. against Twin Falls including announcement of the royalty.


“Go Green,” and tailgate!

     Boost Wood River High School school spirit for Friday’s Homecoming football game by wearing the green and attending the pre-game Homecoming Tailgate Barbecue.

     Senior parents are organizing the barbecue as the major fundraiser for the 2014 Senior Bash that is part of graduation. Alumni and all community members are welcome.

     Friday’s tailgate barbecue is served from 5-7 p.m. in the area adjacent to Hailey’s Phil Homer Stadium. Tickets are $7 adults and $5 for kids.


Homecoming royalty

     Here are the candidates for the 2013 Homecoming royalty at Wood River High School:

     Senior girls (Queen): Haley Montgomery, Chloe Davis, Easton Kimball and Chloe Lichtenberg.

     Senior boys (King): Quinn Guthrie, Cooper Bailey, Eron Bates and Lane Coulthard.

     Junior girls: Sammy Sutton, Lucy Brannon, Megan Murphy and Rory Cole.

     Junior boys: Hayden Thayer, Sage Kelly, Jackson Toothman and Santiago Gomez.

     Sophomore girls: Courtney Hall, Carol Hoffman, Megan Sfingi and Grace Kotara.

     Sophomore boys: Jordan Bjorkman, Brady Delgadillo, Gunner Gibson and Alec Nordsieck.

     Freshman girls: Emma Coulthard, McKenna Norris, Julia Larson and Lilly Ward.

     Freshman boys: Owen Gifford, Jubal Toothman, Kenny Pratt and Travis Swanson.

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