Needles, CA: Mustangs Blue Pride and Spirit was Alive and Strong during Needles High School Homecoming Week 2016.

Needles, CA: Mustangs Blue Pride and Spirit was Alive and Strong during Needles High School Homecoming Week 2016.

Mustangs Blue Pride and Spirit was alive and strong during Needles High School Homecoming Week 2016 held in Needles, California.

ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary A. Lopez captured some of the great events that showed how much Mustangs Blue Pride and Spirit this wonderful school, students and community has.

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On Thursday, October 6th, 2016, the Mustang Drive got community in Mustangs Blue Pride and Spirit ready as they all drove along West Broadway, D Street, Lilyhill Drive, Bailey Avenue, Washington Street and onto Park Avenue where the Mustang Drive ended at Needles High School.

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After the Mustang Drive, a Community Pep Rally was held inside the gym where Mustangs Blue Pride and Spirit was strong a live.

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The crowd was very full of Mustangs Blue Pride and Spirit welcoming in players and cheerleaders from the school, playing rally games, and listening to guest speaker Morgan Leicester gave great advice to the students about community and school pride and spirit.

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After the Community Pep Rally, the Bonfire started behind the football field and burned hotter and brighter this year.

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Lots of people gather to watch a large stack of wooden pallets go up in flames in the night on top of a hilltop overlooking the community.

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On Friday, October 7th, 2016, the Homecoming Royalty Coronation Ceremonies was held inside the auditorium.

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Congratulations to Boz Brown and Trina Funderburg for being the 2016-2017 Homecoming King and Queen.

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This is a picture of the Needles High School Homecoming Court 2016 which includes ‘The Littles:’ Princes and Princesses River Tank Phillips, Kinley Phillips, Porter Thomas Weiss and Brice Cherva Sommers; Grand Marshal Josefina Diaz; Dedicatee Trella J. Lillard; Freshman Attendants Nathan Parker and Cassandra Harter; Sophomore Attendants Cameron Chambers and Taylor Lewis; Homecoming Queen Trina Funderburg and Homecoming King Boz Brown; Junior Attendants Alejandra Magaña and Cortlin Cochran; Senior Attendants Eason Lane Lillard and Brenna Nicole Chavez; 2015 Homecoming Queen Brandy Sansoucie; and Dedicatee Stacia Shaver.

** Note: Names listed from left to right in above picture. **

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After the Homecoming Royalty Coronation Ceremonies, the Mustangs Parade started at Needles High School and went along Highland Avenue and L Street where people gather along streets cheering in support and appreciation of the school and even ZachNews.

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The Mustangs Parade then went east along West Broadway where more people lined up near the intersection of West Broadway and G Street in Downtown Needles, California to see the great students, volleyball and football players, cheerleaders, and school band proud marched down the street.

Later, homecoming games were held with volleyball was being played inside the gym and football was being played outside on the football field at Needles High School.

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The Needles High School Lady ‘Stangs played against the Agassi Prep High School Lady Stars (Las Vegas, Nevada) during a homecoming high school volleyball game held at Needles High School in Needles, California.

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The homecoming high school volleyball game ended in a split with the Needles High School Lady ‘Stangs and Agassi Prep High School Lady Stars winning a match each.

**** Scores: 1st Match: ****

** Game #1: **

– Needles High School Lady ‘Stangs: 25

– Agassi Prep High School Lady Stars: 4

** Game #2: **

– Needles High School Lady ‘Stangs: 22

– Agassi Prep High School Lady Stars: 25

** Game #3: **

– Needles High School Lady ‘Stangs: 15

– Agassi Prep High School Lady Stars: 6

**** Scores: 2nd Match: ****

** Game #1: **

– Needles High School Lady ‘Stangs: 25

– Agassi Prep High School Lady Stars: 23

** Game #2: **

– Needles High School Lady ‘Stangs: 25

– Agassi Prep High School Lady Stars: 21

Great Work Needles High School Lady ‘Stangs!!

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Later, the Needles Mustangs played against the Agassi Prep from Las Vegas, Nevada during a home conference high school football game held at Needles High School.

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During halftime, the Needles King and Queen was welcomed to the community crowd and the Needles High School Band played well in a shape on the letter ‘N’ for Needles.

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At the end of the night, the Needles Mustangs won against the Agassi Prep.

**** Scores: ****

** Varsity Football: Final: **

– Needles Mustangs: 52

– Agassi Prep: 0

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After the homecoming game, players and cheerleaders, along with the team’s coaches and crew all came to the football field discussing their win and sang a proud song showing their love for their school.

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ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary A. Lopez went over and spoke to some of the football players as they all headed off the football field.

On Saturday, October 8th, 2016, the Homecoming Dance was held at the Avi Resort and Casino in Laughlin, Nevada ending a great Needles High School Homecoming Week 2016.

Always Keep Mustangs Blue Pride and Spirit Alive and Strong.

**** Many thanks to all of the students, staff, and community who showed their love and support to ZachNews during our coverage of Needles High School Homecoming Week 2016. ****

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