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Homecoming events this Friday

Sep 19, 2017
Windows throughout the Washington square were painted over the weekend in anticipation of the annual Homecoming game. This year, the Demons will face the Fairfield Trojans at Case Field with the Freshman game beginning at 5 p.m,. and the vasity kickoff at 7:30 p.m.

By David Hotle, The JOURNAL

On Friday, the Washington Demons will face off against the Fairfield Trojans for the annual Homecoming game at Case Field.

While beginning the season 3-0, the Demons suffered the first loss to Solon Friday night, Sept. 15, when the Demons were beat 40-0. Washington is listed in the top 10 teams to beat this season, while Solon holds the top ranking on the same list.

On Friday, Sept. 15, the Trojans beat the Keokuk Chiefs 23-20, coming back after Keokuk scored all its points in the first quarter. The Trojans gained 198 of their 305 yards through the air, and averaged 18 yards per completion.

The Freshman game kicks off at 5 p.m., with the varsity game, starting at 7:30 p.m. The homecoming court will be presented between the games.

Homecoming king candidates are: Jacob Hall, Brennan Horak, Ryan Reighard, Carson Thomas, and Jacob Van Osdol. Queen candidates include: Morgan Brinning, Megan Mitchell, Sarah Nacos, Kylee Porter and Brooke Stout. The homecoming king and queen will be announced at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, in the Washington Performing Arts and Events center during Spirit Night. A bonfire will follow.

Theme days continue throughout the week with Rock the Ages Day being held Wednesday; Superhero Day on Thursday; and Spirit Day on Friday.

On Thursday, the traditional Homecoming parade in Brighton will be held beginning at 9 a.m. The marching band, homecoming court, and Demon cheerleaders will participate.

On Friday, there will be an early dismissal at 1:10 p.m., with the Homecoming parade starting at 2 p.m. The parade will travel north on West Tyler Street and then take Iowa Avenue to the Washington Square, where there will be a pep rally on the Central Park Bandshell beginning at 3 p.m. Parade floats will need to be at the high school between 1 and 1:30 p.m. The classes can build their floats Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 3:30 to 7 p.m. and Wednesday from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m.

The week will end with the homecoming dance in the auxiliary gym from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m., Saturday.

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