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Battler Homecoming at GHS gets underway next week

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Homecoming will get underway next week, Sept. 9-13 in Gettysburg.
This year’s parade is following a cereal style theme of, “The Battlers aren’t good, they’re GRRReat!” Members of the community are invited to join in next Friday’s parade which starts at 1:30 p.m. Please call the school at 765-2436 by Friday morning at 9 a.m. to let them know you plan to participate. Parade line up starts around 1 p.m. on the east side of Commercial Avenue.
Following the parade, a pep rally will be held at the school gym. The week will kick off with coronation on Monday, Sept. 9 at 7:30 in the GHS gym. Coronation will be followed by the football jersey auction and burning of the “G.” The royalty candidates selected by the student body are Aaron Beetsch, Mitch Hinckley, Chase Sievers, Hayden Simon, Lili Cronin, Alli Lake, Kelcey Robbennolt, and Morgan VanderVorst. The crowners at the event will be Katrina Smith and Austin Dutenhoeffer.
The GHS Student Council announced the dress-up days for the week which start off with Military Monday, Twin Tuesday, Zombie Day on Wednesday, Redneck Day on Thursday, and Friday will be Battler Pride Day.
Sports are a big part of the homecoming week, and there is something for every Battler fan going on throughout the week. On Monday the JH/JV football teams will play Sully Buttes in Gettysburg. On Tuesday, the Lady Battlers will be at home playing Dupree starting at 6:30 p.m.
Thursday the junior high and high school vollebyall teams will head to Faulkton with matches starting at 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Friday the 13th will be the lucky day for the Mighty Potter County Battlers when they take on Timber Lake for the homecoming game with a 7 p.m. kickoff.
On Saturday the Lady Battlers will have a match in Miller starting at 6:30 p.m.
The cross country team will head to Ipswich on Sept. 14 with a 10 a.m. start.
Future Battler football players can show their stuff with the Punt, Pass, and Kick competition Friday afternoon starting with registration at 4 p.m.

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