Hurricane Ike has played havoc with this years football season. Several changes have taken place along with Homecoming plans for several area schools.

Bridge City will celebrate homecoming this week against Silsbee.
Monday, Homecoming week was kicked of with the Burning of the Letters at a Community Pep Rally at the High School Stadium. A dance followed for students only.

Thursday, Capital One will be hosting a “Boost Your Morale” tailgate party 6-7 p.m. in the bank’s parking lot. Share free hot dogs and drinks with the band and football team.

Friday, Oct. 17, there will be a pep rally at high school competition gym scheduled for 3:05 p.m. At 5:00 p.m. volleyball games vs. Silsbee will be played at the high school competition gym. The varsity team plays first. The homecoming football game vs. Silsbee is schedule for 7:30 p.m. at the Lary Ward Stadium.  

The Little Cypress-Mauriceville Homecoming Parade and Candlelight Pep Rally has been rescheduled for Nov. 3 and will begin at 5:15 p.m., moving from the Little Cypress Junior High driveway, north on FM 1130 to Bear Path, where it will proceed to the parking lot adjoining Bear Stadium. (Line-up begins at 4:30) The traditional Candlelight Pep Rally will follow the parade immediately, beginning at approximately 6:30 p.m. in the stadium.

This year’s theme is “Raising the Bar of…”

New entry categories have been added to the Homecoming Parade this year. According to Stacey Smith, Activities Director for LCM High School, school groups, such as campuses; clubs and organizations; teams; district departments; and alumni groups celebrating reunion years in five-year intervals may participate without charge. Community groups – ball teams, scout groups, churches, etc. – may enter a float for $50. The entry price for business floats is $100 and political ad entries are $150. The Parade Committee reserves the right to refuse any entry which does not conform to the guidelines or does not represent the values upheld by the LCM CISD.

Registration forms may be downloaded from the District website. Go to and select “Campuses” then “LCM High School.” The link for the parade is displayed prominently in the center of the LCM High School page. You may also call Stacey Smith at 886-5821, extension 1660 for additional information.

Orangefield held a community pep rally Monday and play their homecoming game against Hardin-Jefferson Friday.

West Orange-Stark rescheduled its homecoming to the game with Orangefield.