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PHOTOS: A week of Viking pride at Vale homecoming

Vikings football player Matt McBride puts a crown on Sierra Cleaver, who was elected Vale High’s senior homecoming queen. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell)

VALE – Vale High’s Vikings showed off their school spirit last week with five days of festivities including a dodgeball match, spirit days and a noise parade Friday, Oct. 11 before the annual Black and Blue showdown against Nyssa on the football field that night.

Meet the Vale High homecoming court, starting with homecoming queen Sierra Cleaver. Princesses: Maycee DeLong, Rachel Wolfe, Amber Tolman and Leah Long.

Princess: Jacob Graviet, Mathew McBride, Colton Kesey, Jace Justus and Jared Fulwyler.

Senior princess Rachel Wolfe bundles up ahead of the coronation ceremony at the Friday, Oct. 11 homecoming game against Nyssa. (The Enterprise/Yadira Lopez)

Vale senior Amber Tolman was one of the princesses on the homecoming court. (The Enterprise/Yadira Lopez)

Senior princess Maycee DeLong rides in a sheriff’s vehicle at the school’s noise parade Friday, Oct. 11. (The Enterprise/Yadira Lopez)

Vale High Homecoming Queen Sierra Cleaver stands between her parents after receiving her crown Friday. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell)

Senior homecoming princess Leah Long at Friday’s coronation. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell)

Vale cheerleaders sit atop a red pickup during Friday’s noise parade. (The Enterprise/Yadira Lopez)

On the second “spirit day” of homecoming week, students came decked out for “fake injury day.” (The Enterprise/Yadira Lopez)

A dodgeball game Monday, Oct. 7 kicked off events for Vale High’s homecoming week.(The Enterprise/Yadira Lopez)

The crowd was bundled up at the homecoming game Friday, Oct. 11. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell)

Motor bikes opened up the noise parade Friday, Oct. 11. (The Enterprise/Yadira Lopez)

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