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Homecoming Weekend

This weekend has hosted several special events celebrating Blair and the football victory over Walter Johnson. Starting on Friday there was a fall sports pep rally and the homecoming football game and on Saturday there was the the homecoming dance.

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Seniors cheer on their grade at the fall sports pep rally Friday, the first pep rally of the 2010-2011 school year.

Seniors cheer on their grade at the fall sports pep rally Friday, the first pep rally of the 2010-2011 school year.1Picture by Colin WiencekSenior Christina Stiles emcees the pep rally, announcing the sports teams and running the show along with Senior Nevin Brown.2Picture by Colin WiencekBlair cheerleaders run a dance routine to the pumping beat of loud music. The sound system routinely ran into problems during the pep rally.3Picture by Colin WiencekCheerleaders pump up the crowd with their displays of gymnastics.4Picture by Colin WiencekSchool spirit manifested itself in every grade, however the senior section was particularly energetic, dancing to the music and regularly chanting.5Picture by Colin WiencekColor guards junior Cailin Leksana and sophomore Ellie Musgrave twirl flags, much to the delight of the watching crowd.6Picture by Colin WiencekSenior Nevin Brown lies face down on the field after being pulled down in a failed attempt by the senior class to win a game of tug-of-war.7Picture by Colin WiencekSenior Elisee Francois' interception late in the second half was big for the Blazers. 8Picture by Colin WiencekBlair's offensive line created holes for senior runningback Caleb Furlow in a 21-14 Homecoming win over Walter Johnson. 9Picture by Colin WiencekBlair Boosters man the concession stand at the back of the stadium. They sold shirts, food, drinks, and other Blair paraphernalia. 10Picture by Colin WiencekBlazers push forward towards their 21-14 win over Spring Brook.11Picture by Colin WiencekSenior Elisee Francois' dashes towards the end zone as Blair makes its second touchdown of the game.12Picture by Colin WiencekMarching band plays at Blair's homecoming game against Walter Johnson High School. Blair won the game 21-14.13Picture by Colin WiencekJunior Lionel Medal had to be carted off the field following a serious ankle injury.14Picture by Colin Wiencek

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  • Anonymous on October 24, 2010 at 8:34 PM
    The sound system was most definitely bad especially for the Juniors and Freshmen on the far side of the field.
  • anonymous on October 24, 2010 at 8:37 PM
    Captions for pictures 8 and 12 are the same. A little more variety would be appreciated.
  • Anonymous on October 26, 2010 at 7:52 PM
    Great pictures. it was an ok pep rally, but the sound systems need work and the juniors & freshmen couldn't here a thing!!
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