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The Adams County Record Wednesday, September 26, 2012 Page 11 BY LAURA PERKINS & DALE FISK Youthful exuberance, crazy costumes and age- old traditions were all part of a wild Homecoming week at Council High School. Students e.nthusiastically dove into activities such as "car stuffing'; class volleyball, and powder- puff football. The theme this year was "Mutilate the Mustangs!" The hallways of the high school were skillfully decorated in school colors of red, black, Homecoming spirit 2012 and white. Dress up days started off the week with "Hippie Day;' followed by "Color Wars;' "Super Hero Day;' and ended with "Spirit Day" on Thursday. The Homecoming Royalty Court coronation occurred at Tuesday night's vol- leyball game against Tri- Valley. Jordan Rosengrant was crowned Homecoming King, and Taylor Cole was crowned Homecoming Queen. Sierra Shankel was princess, with Nate Henderson as her escort. The lower grades also chose a- princess and escort: 7th Morgan Shumway and Bonner Paradis; 8th - Mickala Mathews and J. T. Mahon; 9th - Abby Roundtree and Kaine Kieser; 10th - Lacie Anderson and Dakota Shankel; llth - Brittany Armistead and Alex Rotter. The term "powderpuff" - from the practice of delicately powdering a lady's face - is an oxymoron when it comes to modern-day female athletes facing off against each other on the gridiron. In the traditional Homecoming powderpuff football game, these girls meant business, and even though it was a friendly game of flag football without the padding that their male counterparts wear, the lively competition in a spirited game of volleyball, and the faculty won, as they usually do. The CHS Cheerleaders led the pep rally. The volleyball coach, Amy Shumway, and the football coach, Dan Shumway, both gave pep talks to their teams and encouraged everyone to between freshman team and the junior/sophomore team got downright physical at times. The senior/freshmen team won 38 to 6. As they do every year, the faculty took on the Seniors the senior/ come to the games and cheer. The pep rally game was a lot of fun to watch. The girls had to run to the other side of the gym and dress in football pads and helmet, and the boys had to race down and dress in a cheerleader skirt and sweater. The boys enjoyed wearing the skirts and kept them on during the rest of the pep rally, even joining the girls on the floor for a final cheer. The parade following the pep rally was short but full of spirit. After a week-long build up, the Lumberjacks win in the Homecoming football game against Horseshoe Bend brought an especially joyous celebration and a satisfying culmination to the festivities. Lumberjacks victorious once again BY BRtNDY GIBLEAU "Mutiie the Mustangs!" That ws Council High School's fall homecom- ing thene last week. Not only wa, it the theme, but it took place last Friday night as the Council Lumberjacks scored yet another victory against the Horseshoe Bend Mustangs. Neck and neck, the Lumberjacks were ahead by only four points against the Mustangs, 30-26, at half time. But with no desire to back down, the Lumberjacks forcefully bat- fled through the last half of the game, ending with a victory. The final score was Lumberjacks 56, Mustangs 38. The scores may tell a lot about the game, but we all must know about one player who seemed to stand out beyond all the others last Friday, land- ing his name in the Idaho Statesman. That player is number twenty-two, Nate Henderson. Nate played extraordinarily throughout the whole game, on both offense and defense. He had 391 rushing yards on offense, 7 sacks, and a safe- ty on defense. Nate, as well as the whole team, showed yet another game of strong determination and will to keep bringing home victo- ries. Two other individu- als who seemed to stand out in Friday's game were Corbin Hedges and Lucas Daniels. Corbin was the high scorer of the night, receiving a total of 41 yards. Lucas Daniels racked up stats with 348 kickoff yards against the Mustangs. In the next game, the Council Lumberjacks will be taking on the Garden Valley Wolverines. The game will be at the Council football field at 7:00 PM, so come on out and Support your Council Lumberjacks as they move on with the 3-2 season record. Team stats for the game: Passing yards, 57, by Mick Wilson. Rushing yards - Mick Wilson, 34; Casey DeHaas, 34; Nate Henderson, 391. Receiving yards - Chase Brown, 16; Corbin Hedges, 41. Total tack- les - 64. Top 3 tack- lers - Nate Henderson, 12; DeHass, 7. Total Sacks - Mick Wilson; 42 by Nate Chase Brown, 11; Casey 12. Total points - 14 by Henderson. Council vs HSB - Nate Henderson (#22) adding to his total of 391 rushing yards against the Horseshoe Bend Mustangs. Other Lumberjacks shown: Mick Wilson , (#1) and Hunter Lucas (#35).