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September 15, 2008 8:00 pm

Homecoming week underway at Powell High School

Written by Tribune Staff

A full calendar of games and activities is under way this week as Powell High School celebrates its annual Homecoming.

Highlights of the week include the annual Homecoming Olympics, conference volleyball action with the visiting Lovell Bulldogs and Friday night's first home game of the season against the Riverton Wolverines.

The week opened Monday with a pair of football games. The JV squad entertained Hardin, Mont., before PHS girls took the field for a powder-puff game.

Tuesday, this year's homecoming attendants and homecoming queen finalists will be announced at an afternoon assembly that will include class competitions.

Also on Tuesday, the tennis teams will take on Cody, with the varsity playing in Cody and the JVs playing in Powell. The Lady Panther volleyball team will travel to Greybull for a dual match, beginning with the freshman game at 4 p.m.

Wednesday the traditional Homecoming Olympics will take over the PHS stadium, with students competing in a variety of contests. The action starts at 6:30 p.m.

The sports schedule continues Thursday with the Lady Panthers entertaining Lovell and the freshman football team taking on Laurel in the stadium. Volleyball begins with a freshman contest at 4 p.m., followed by the JV and varsity matchups. Football kicks off at 5 p.m. The cross-country team will be competing in Lander.

Friday, PHS students will celebrate with a free barbecue at the high school at noon and the pep rally at 2:30 p.m.

The Lady Panther swimmers will entertain Cody in a meet ay 4 p.m., and the golf team will compete in the conference meet in Lovell during the day. Football will kick off at 7 p.m. at PHS stadium.

Homecoming will conclude with the student-council-sponsored dance in the PHS Commons following the game.