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October 4, 2012
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Homecoming culminates in tonight's big game

It's a fall tradition rooted in an oxymoron: democratically elected royalty.

But more often than not, the very students who are voted by their peers to be homecoming king and queen nominees are more surprised by the honor than the bestowing electorate.

"It's really odd," said 16-year-old senior Savannah Roberson. "I never thought I'd be homecoming queen (nominee). I've never been one of those dressy chicks. I always wear jeans and a T-shirt."

Although tonight's homecoming game, which kicks off at 7 p.m.against Damonte Ranch, typically revolves around football, cheerleading and dancing, Roberson said the event actually unites the entire …

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The Record Courier Updated Oct 5, 2012 12:35PM Published Oct 4, 2012 06:46PM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.