If you’re a current subscriber, log in below. If you would like to subscribe, please click the subscribe tab above.
Username and Password Help
The Mount Ayr Community Schools annual Homecoming continues through Saturday.
Tonight (Thursday, September 21), the Band Boosters will serve supper beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the high school commons.
The remainder of Thursday’s activities move to the football field where fans can bid during the jersey auction, the 2022 queen and king will be crowned and the audience will be entertained during a talent show presented by the various classes.
Queen candidates include Zoey Larsen daughter of Jeremy and Tori Larsen; Kaylie Shields daughter of daughter of Josh and Julie Shields and Christi Smith; Reegan Waldeier daughter of Niccole Hogue and Kellen and Morgan Waldeier; Kalee Wise daughter of Brent Wise and Kristin Wise; and Mallory Weehler daughter of Randy and Kim Weehler.
King candidates are Drew Ehlen son of Eric and Jill Ehlen; Jaixen Frost son of Jolene Frost and Josh Heidtman; Jaydon Knight son of Megan and Earl Griffith and Jacobs and Ashley Knight; Riley Stark son of Rick and Stacy Stark; and Klayton Yoder son of Aimee Comer and Phil Yoder.
This year’s princess and prince are Madison Heckman and Cameron Elliott.
The big day arrives Friday, September 23 with the Homecoming parade at 1:30 p.m., followed by the community pep rally at the football field at 2:15 p.m.
That night the Raiders will host Sidney at 7 p.m. with recognitions at halftime.
The night concludes with a dance for middle and high school students after the game.
The final event of Homecoming Week is the Saturday evening induction ceremony and banquet in honor of the newest members of the MAC Hall of Fame.
Inductees include Ed Defenbaugh, Dan McGugin, and Brent Wilson.
Social hour will begin at 5 p.m. in the high school commons with the banquet dinner catered by
the Wagon Wheel Cafe of Tingley beginning at 6 p.m.
The induction ceremony will get underway following dinner.
MACHS English/drama instructor Shaun Kniep will serve as mistress of ceremonies.
Each inductee or their family members will speak during the evening.