Homecoming Week Heats Up

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A homecoming week filled with pep assemblies, bonfires, spirit days and games wraps up Friday with a cross country run and a crucial gridiron showdown against the Prescott Badgers.

The annual Sludge to the Judge run begins at 1:40 p.m. near the Northern Gila County Sanitary District plant and proceeds along Main Street before wrapping up in from of the county offices on Main and Beeline.

The annual homecoming parade will be held immediately after the Sludge to the Judge. It begins at Julia Randall Elementary School and proceeds east on Main Street before turning north on Colcord, then to Meadow and ending at the Longhorn road high school parking lot.

The football game, which kicks off at 7 p.m., pits the undefeated and state 11th ranked Longhorns (4-0) against a Prescott team that is fresh off a 56-21 upset over then state-fifth ranked Sunnyslope.

A student government-sponsored tailgate party will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the north parking lot. Tickets are $5 and are available from any student council member or at the gate.

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