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Community urged to join in the spirit of Bronco Homecoming next week PDF Print E-mail
Written by Wauneta Breeze   
Friday, 23 September 2011 20:59

Bronco moms have been busy painting the town to promote support for the Wauneta-Palisade volleyball and football teams. Above, volleyball moms Evelyn Skelton, left, and Sheryl Einspahr step back to take a look at their handiwork as Gina Strand, Deb Rathe and Wendi Nordhausen put the finishing touches on a set of bright red hoof prints on the street outside the gym. Team members’ names were later added in white, matching a set of hoof prints painted in the parking lot featuring the names of members of the WP football team.

 

By Tina Kitt

The Wauneta Breeze

 

Monday will mark the start of Homecoming Week at Wauneta-Palisade and plans are falling into place to make this year’s homecoming a community-wide event.

Former Wauneta, Palisade and Hamlet high school students are being asked to dig into their closets for all the old Bronco and Panther sporting and cheerleading gear they can find — uniforms, jerseys, letter jackets, team sweats and T-shirts, etc.

Plans call for community members to wear their gear to the afternoon pep rally plan-ned for Friday, Sept. 30, in downtown Wauneta.

If, like most of us, they find their old high school gear no longer fits, they are asked to share the item with a WP student of their choice or loan it to the school to pass along to a student for the pep rally

If you have extra gear you can loan to the school to match up with a student you can contact Keri Sutherland in Wauneta at 394-5663 or Patty Anderjaska in Palisade at 285-3404.

Businesses are asked to get in the spirit of Homecoming Week by decorating their businesses to match the retro sporting theme of the pep rally.

 

Tailgate Monday

A community tailgate party at the WP Ag Shop is planned Monday evening to kick off the week’s events. The hamburger and hotdog tailgate supper will begin at 6 p.m. MT/7 p.m. CT followed by spirit boosting activities Monday, Sept. 26.

Friday, Sept. 30, the Bronco volleyball and football teams host the Wallace Wildcats.

Last Updated on Friday, 23 September 2011 21:01