Vendors lined College Avenue which was closed to motor vehicle traffic for about three hours Saturday, Sept. 28 for the inaugural LUMA street festival, a coordinated event between Mansfield University and the Mansfield Area Chamber of Commerce. It replaces the Fabulous 1890s Festival.
Silas Wagaman caught three passes for 71 yards in a win on Homecoming against the Athens Wildcats. Wagaman caught a huge touchdown in the third quarter to help seal away the game for the Hornets in their fourth straight win. Wagaman was also able to come up with a total of six tackles from the secondary for the second most on the team. His performance on both sides of the ball is why he is being named this week’s Male Athlete of the Week.
Wellsboro High School seniors Aiden Hauser and Cathryn Brought were crowned Homecoming King and Queen during the halftime festivities of the game on Friday night. Wellsboro went on to down Athens on the field, 57-13. See page 1B for game highlights.
Senior Maddison Minyo has been a big part of this years North Penn-Liberty volleyball dominating the NTL and sitting with an undefeated record late in the season. She has accumulated 148 kills, 26 aces, 7 total blocks and 173 digs for a team that has only dropped one set all season. Her strong all around performance this season is why she is named this week’s Female Athlete of the Week.
Lory Albin (left), Cathy Mack (center) and Pastor Rich Hanlon are shown at the United Methodist Church of Wellsboro’s resource table following a performance of Hamilton-Gibson’s “Every Brilliant Thing.” Information about services available through the church’s Comfort Ministries was provided by Albin and Mack to theatergoers.
As in years past, residents and visitors filled Main Street for the annual Homecoming parade on Friday night. After the band came the vehicles carrying the Homecoming royalty, school officials followed by the wagons, floats and pick-up trucks carrying the various classes, sports teams and cheerleaders. Adults dodged the thrown candy, while children scurried to pick it up. After the parade, fans adjourned to the football field where the Wellsboro gridders downed Athens 57-13.