Monday, October 8, 2012
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It's time to cheer on the hometown team and celebrate your school. Last weekend, Downers Grove North students danced the night away at their annual homecoming events; the week before, Downers Grove South held their own celebrations. But whether you're a Trojan or a Mustang, you're invited to share your homecoming 2012 photos with Downers Grove Patch. Just click "upload photos and videos" to get started, or email Local Editor Amanda Luevano at email@example.com. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - There are plenty of ways to keep up on Downers Grove news: From Darien or Woodridge? We've got you covered:
Saturday, September 29, 2012
The Homecoming Court King and Queen were among those that waved to the crowds Saturday morning along 1st Street.
The Hinsdale Central Homecoming Parade traveled straight down 1st Street in downtown Hinsdale Saturday, opening a long day of Red Devils activities. At noon, Hinsdale Central plays Hinsdale South in the Homecoming football game at Dickinson Field. Then at 8 p.m., students will head back to the school for a James Bond-themed dance. Did you take any photos Saturday? Add them to this story by clicking on the "Upload Photos and Videos" button above!
Friday, September 28, 2012
The Mustangs (1-4, 1-1) will hit the football field at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Use Patch to watch the game live, courtesy of High School Cube.
Homecoming celebrations will continue at Downers Grove South on Friday with a football game against Willowbrook. The Mustangs (1-4, 1-1) will host Willowbrook (4-1, 2-0) at 7:30 p.m. at South High, 1436 Norfolk St. Through High School Cube, we are able to bring you a live stream of the game. Leave your predictions on the game below. If you are a super fan of any sports team you should be blogging on Patch. CLICK HERE to give your team an even bigger presence on Patch. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - There are plenty of ways to keep up on Downers Grove news: From Darien or Woodridge? We've got you covered:
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Post your kids' Homecoming pictures here and share them with the community.
Hinsdale Central's Homecoming dance takes place Saturday night at 7 p.m., and we all know the highlight of night (at least for the parents) is the pre-dance photo shoot. Patch wants to showcase those pics. Add your Homecoming photos to this story by clicking the "Upload Photos and Videos" button above, type the names of those pictured in the caption space, and send the link out to Grandma, Grandpa and all your friends so they can see your proud dance-goer. We'll re-feature the story throughout the weekend, so you can check back to see the pictures in an all-encompassing photo gallery. If you have any questions or have any problems uploading, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Happy Homecoming!
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
The first homecoming social for Downers Grove South will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at the Moose Lodge. Food and beverages will be served during a live broadcast of the school's football game.
The District 99 Education Foundation will hold two homecoming socials in the coming days to celebrate the homecomings of both Downers Grove high schools. The events will be held at Friday, Sept. 28, for South's homecoming, and Friday, Oct. 5, for North. Both socials will run from 7 p.m. to midnight at the Downers Grove Moose Lodge, 1030 Warren Ave., where the schools' football games will be screened live. The socials will include pizza from Skuddlebutts, wings from Lemon Tree Grocer, popcorn from the Tivoli Theatre and a shuttle bus from the alumni tent to the Moose. The complete schedule for both schools' homecomings is as follows: Tickets for the Moose social are $25 and are limited; they may be ordered by sending an email to president@…
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
The week began with a pep rally Monday afternoon and ends with a Windy City themed dance Saturday night.
Homecoming Week is underway at Hinsdale Central, where on Monday afternoon the 2012 Homecoming Court was announced during an after-school pep rally. READ: Hinsdale Central Homecoming: Nominees for King and Queen Announced Monday's rally concluded Day 1 of the special week for Red Devils. After students dress up and attend school and sports events all week, Homecoming 2012 will culminate Saturday with a football game against Hinsdale South and the "A Night in the Windy City" dance. Below is the full Homecoming Week schedule, which was supplied to Patch by Hinsdale Central administration. Monday, Sept. 24 Tuesday, Sept. 25 Wednesday, Sept. 26 Thursday, Sept. 27 Friday, Sept. 28 Saturday, Sept. 29
Monday, September 24, 2012
The 2012 Homecoming Court was announced Monday afternoon at a pep rally after school.
Hinsdale Central's 24-member Homecoming Court 2012 was introduced to a packed gym during a pep rally Monday afternoon that got started a little late after the school's fire alarm went off right around 2:40 p.m. (How convenient.) The pep rally concluded the first school day of Hinsdale Central's Homecoming Week, which will culminate Saturday with a football game against Hinsdale South and the "A Night in the Windy City" dance. The nominees for 2012 Homecoming King are Dan Andrade, Chase Arima, Danny Bergholz, Evan Blust, Jeremy Cai, Tanner Makris, Redmond Martin, Dan Menza, Brogan O'Doherty, Sean O'Neill, Keaton Pellino, and Nicky Relias. The ladies vying for 2012 Homecoming Queen are Lauren Adrian, Claudia Beard, Coco Bergdoll, Tess …
Monday, September 17, 2012
Due to Monday night's thunderstorms, Hinsdale South's Homecoming parade, Stinger Bowl and Bonfire will take place Tuesday night.
UPDATED: Sept. 18 at 6:30 a.m. Due to thunderstorms, all Homecoming festivities planned for Monday night at Hinsdale South have been rescheduled for Tuesday, September 18. This includes the Homecoming Parade, Stinger Bowl, and Bonfire. Originally the events were scheduled for Monday night, with the parade scheduled to start at 5 p.m. at Darien Community Park, Stinger Bowl at 6 p.m. in the stadium and and the bonfire scheduled to take place at 7 p.m. in the stadium. The Hinsdale South Homecoming Parade will now begin at the Darien Community Park at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, September 18. The Stinger Bowl and bonfire will follow the parade. *The above was announced by Hinsdale South Principal Brian Waterman. Don't want to miss a news update? …
This year's Homecoming theme is 'There's No Place Like Home.'
Benet Academy will be celebrating Homecoming with a week of activities and events for students, faculty/staff and alumni. The theme for Homecoming this year is “There’s No Place Like Home.” Homecoming week is Monday, September 17 through Saturday, September 22. Schedule of Events Feel Good Friday (Slop Day) *The above information was provided via a media announcement from Benet Academy. Don't want to miss out on District 99 news? Sign up for the Woodridge Patch or Darien Patch newsletter, and like Darien Patch and Woodridge Patch on Facebook.
Saturday, October 15, 2011
DGS beats Hinsdale South for the sixth straight year behind big efforts from its defense and running back Josh Wiliams.
The Rebel Cannon will remain in Downers Grove for at least another year. Downers Grove South extended the trophy’s stay by blowing out Hinsdale South 49-6 Friday night in Downers Grove. The two rivals have battled for the Cannon every year since 1966 and the Mustangs have now won it six years in a row, meaning this year’s seniors are the third straight class to have never lost the Cannon. “We’ve always beaten Hinsdale South, so it’s nice to finish it off,” Downers South Senior Defensive Lineman Jeremy Ulrich said. The Mustangs, who improved to 8-0 overall and 5-0 in the West Suburban Conference Gold Division, were led again by running back Josh Williams, who continued his terrific senior season by rushing 37 times for 233 yards and four …