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PHOTOS: Somerset Homecoming 2013

There was plenty of action in the annual Homecoming powderpuff football tournament played over the Friday lunch hour at the high school. 1 / 9
The Homecoming Queen and King for 2013 at Somerset High School are Morgan Fagerland and Gavin Meader. They were crowned during the annual Homecoming dance on Saturday night.2 / 9
The 2013 Somerset High School Homecoming court includes (front, l-r) Rachel Briggs, Meghan Erickson, Baylee Tahedl, Morgan Fagerland, Gavin Meader, Bailey White and Ben Hammer; (back) Mary Fohrenkamm, Carrie Kulibert, Mary Esselman, Anthony St. Martin, David Richard, Dallas Johnson and Trevor Anderson. 3 / 9
What is homecoming without an eating contest? Here students try to consume as many hot dogs as possible during one of the homecoming activities.4 / 9
Megan Starry and Adam Marty were crowned as Victory Queen and Victory King during the Homecoming pepfest held on Friday afternoon. 5 / 9
The Somerset football cheerleaders were one of the many groups who performed during the Homecoming pepfest on Friday. 6 / 9
Somerset football coach Bruce Larson (right) received a 50th birthday present from school board member Tom Walters during Friday’s pepfest. Walters presented a shirt that was autographed by the 2012 state champion football team to be displayed at the school.7 / 9
There were activities during each lunch hour of the week. Here a student competes with his pants stuffed with balloons. 8 / 9
The Somerset High School marching band performs at halftime during homecoming.9 / 9

Somerset High School students celebrated homecoming last week, Sept. 23-28, with a wide variety of events. (Photos by Dave Newman and Michele Bauer)

Dave Newman

Dave Newman has been the sports editor at the New Richmond News since 1988. He has covered the action in the Middle Border Conference, Dunn-St. Croix Conference and Big Rivers Conference for more than 30 years.

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