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- October 17, 2012 " VouR COMMUNITV Page 11 Huskies' Homecoming 2012 rich mix of passion, pageantry Photo by Miriam Swanson Katie Virtue rips into the open field, above, during the Homecoming Week Powderpuff Football Game, in which the junior-sophomore team defeated the seniors and freshmen. At right, coach Steve Thorpe checks the height of his senior Iron Abs team of clockwise from bottom, Tyler Cowger, Parke Young, Trever Olson and Colton Holly, as Taylor Thorpe urges them on during the Homecoming Assembly games. Photo by Scott Swanson Photo by Sean C. Morgan Freshman Aaron Blanchard fields a serve in the He-Man Volleyball Game Wednesday as seniors Quin Wise, left, and Wade Paulus, behind ball, and teammates watch. At right, Homecoming King Gavin Redick and Queen Kaelee Almy stand on the track with their parents, Kimberly Gray and Marry Almy, left, and Mandy Redick, at right, during halftime of the football game Thursday. Photo by Scott Swanson By Kyle Holland Quarterback Cole Homer only tlrew two For The New Era passes the whole game, but his first me might A broken-down bus and a resulting delay have been the nicest of the seasor. Homer to the start of the game were just the beginning hooked up with Mitch Keenon for t perfect of a long, forgettable night for LaPine Friday 37-yard strike into the end zone to gi, e Sweet as the Sweet Home Huskies sent the visitors Home a 20-0 lead. home bruised and battered in a 48-0 defeat. Not to be out done, Paulus addd to his The Huskies came out on their Homecom- s~ason of ankle-breaking long runs wh touch- ing night with a fury of hard hits and a power- down runs of 26, 29, and 73 yards. ful running game led by senior Wade Paulus, The Huskies special teams wuld also which put the Hawks on their heels from the get into the mix of highlights whe sopho- start, more Hunter Jutte returned a punt ,3 yards Paulus had another monster game on the for a touchdown and exclamation poit on the ground, rushing for 185 yards on 11 carries, half that hardly gave the homecomig crowd inching closer to the school's single season a chance to sit after a 41-0 first-hal perfor- rushing record and recovering two fumbles on mance. defense. The defense came iap big all nigt for the "That's what I've been striving for, I want Huskies. to get it," he said. "There is so much tradition They gave up just 86 yards of ruhing and here and it will feel good to be known here for 13 yards passing for the entire game ~hile sim- something." ply punishing anyone who dared ge: in their It also might be worth noting Paulus and way. much of the starting lineup sat out the entire Hawks senior Jeremy Desrosiers, who is second half as the Huskies had the game in also a stand-out track star, was expected to give complete control by halftime, the Huskies defense trouble; but he was never The first half was a highlight reel for Hus- kies, who scored on big play after big play. Photo by Scott Swanson See Football, page 20 Trever Olson sweeps past defenders on his way to a fourth-quarter touchdown against La Pine.