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Seniors celebrate their victory during last year’s Powder Puff football game on Oct. 5 at McCracken Field. This year’s game will take place on Sept. 27 on the field.

Lights on

Lily Adams, Staff Writer September 27, 2023

The ball is snapped and set into play‭. ‬The sound of gym shoes swoosh on the turf‭. ‬The flapping of the flags in the wind can be heard for miles‭. ‬The Powder Puff players dash across the...

Homecoming week came to a close with the Homecoming football game on Friday, where Warriors came together in camo to support the varsity football team.

(Updated) MCHS celebrates Homecoming 2022

Kennedy Tetour, Managing Editor October 3, 2022

McHenry High School's Homecoming kicked off on Sunday, Oct. 2 and continues through Saturday, Oct. 8 at the Homecoming dance. Between them, students will show their school spirits at a number of events,...

Spanish teacher Jordan Diener meets with both teams before the Powder Puff football game on April 20 at McCracken Field.

West tackles East during annual Powder Puff game

Emma Snyder, News Editor April 22, 2021

On April 20, under the lights of McCracken field, the senior girls of East and West went head to head in MCHS’s 8th annual Powder Puff flag football game in celebration of Homecoming week.  “Powder...

Though the annual powder puff football game is supposed to be a friendly rivalry, the 2019 game caused more injuries than in previous years.

Playing rough

Hayley DuHamel, Staff Writer October 22, 2019

It was a Wednesday night during the Homecoming power puff game, and McCracken Field's lights shined down on the East and West Campus seniors. At around the third quarter, Madison Loewe fell to the ground...

West Campus’s senior powder puff team practices on October 1 on the West Campus soccer fields. The team faces off against East’s senior team during Homecoming week.

Powder puff rivalry ramps up as Homecoming approaches

Hayley DuHamel, Staff Writer October 8, 2019

East and West Campus will face off for the annual powder puff football game on October 9. The girls-only game has been a Homecoming tradition since 2013. The players compete for bragging rights against...

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