MCC homecoming, chili cook-off this week
The home portion of the McCook Community College basketball schedules kick into full gear this week at the Events Center.
Homecoming night is set for Tuesday with the men and women taking on North Platte Community College starting at 5:30 p.m. In addition to being homecoming it is “McCook Elementary Night” and “Community Chest” (formerly known as United Way) All McCook Elementary students, staff, and faculty are invited for free admission. Community Chest will have a free throw contest at halftime of the men’s game.
The homecoming dance is set for Wednesday in the student union from 9:30 p.m.-midnight. Homecoming royalty will be announced at the dance which will include the sophomore king and queen and the freshman prince and princess.
Sophomore Queen candidates include: Rachel Bashor, Lyons, Colo.; Emily Deines, Ravanna; and Elizabeth Wilcox, McCook.
Sophomore King candidates include: Christian Conroy, McCook; Tony Dobbinson, Stamford, Conn.; and Justin Terry, McCook.
Freshman Princess candidates include: Nala Viliamu, Waipahu, Hawaii; Andrea Miller, Culbertson; and Molly Hannon, Brady.
Freshman Prince candidates include: Derron Davis, Las Vegas, N.V.; Dominic Williams, Denver, Colo.; and Cody Wudtke, McCook.
Friday is “VP Night” with MCC Vice President Andy Long (games at 5:30 and 7 p.m. against Western Nebraska).
The “Dick Driml Chili Cook-Off” is set for Saturday along with “Dream Team and Banner Club Recognition” with games against Eastern Wyoming at 2 and 4 p.m. with the chili cook-off held between games in the auxiliary gym. Spotlight Studios will perform at halftime.
In conjunction with the chili-feed, Phi Beta Lambda will serve desserts as well as stage a dessert auction fund-raiser. A wide range of desserts will be up for auction at the beginning of the women’s game at 2 p.m. through half-time of the men’s game.