Mathews High School is in the midst of celebrating homecoming week, culminating with a parade and football parade on Friday.
The homecoming parade will step off at 4 p.m., from Thomas Hunter Middle School, passing along Church and Main streets and ending at MHS.
Leading this year’s parade as grand marshals will be Dr. C. Ben Lennon and the staff of his Mathews dental practice. Lennon has been a generous supporter of the school and its athletic programs; among other things, in recent years he has donated rings to the members of the school’s state champion volleyball and softball teams.
After the parade, the MHS varsity football team will take on the undefeated King and Queen Tigers at Ken Brown Field, with a 7 p.m. kickoff. King and Queen currently holds a 5-0 record. Mathews (1-4) is coming off a bye week and will be looking to hand the Tigers their first loss of the season.
All the members of the MHS homecoming court will be recognized during the halftime program. One ...
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