Vincent, Fink reign over Homecoming

Sandy Hull
Cambridge High School’s Homecoming royalty, King Brinton Vincent and Queen Sarah Fink, ignite the bonfire on Thursday, Oct. 2.

    Brinton Vincent and Sarah Fink were named king and queen of Cambridge’s Homecoming festivities for 2008.

    The theme for the day was “Superheroes.”

    Andrew Johnson and Jasmine Beam were named lord and lady and T. J. Kane and Erica Nimrick were selected as duke and dutchess. Attendants were Cayla Walsh, Daniel Walsh, Steven Lenertz and Laurel Whitford.

    Olivia Akers, daughter of Tom and Kelly Akers, and Matthew VanHyfte, son of Troy and Laura VanHyfte, were this year’s crown bearers.

    Last year’s king and queen were Dustin Miner and Kourtnie Janson.

    The senior class at Cambridge High School was declared the overall winners of Spirit Week activities. The junior class was second.

    Kris Wexell and Amy Jeffries-Moskowski announced the parade on a cool, but sunny day.

    Leading the parade was the Cambridge Police Department and members of Cub Scout Pack #135.

    The senior class won first place with their school float featuring different superheroes. The juniors placed second, freshman, third and sophomore, fourth.

    In the elementary and junior high division, the elementary school float placed first over the junior high school float with a theme featuring “Web the Commandos.”

    The senior class float also won the best overall class float.

    The Girl Scouts float took first place honors in the most appropriate to theme, organization and groups, with their float “Girl Scouts are Wonder Women.” Second place went to the Cambridge Champs 4-H Club and third place was given to the Cambridge Junior High dance team.

    The Girl Scouts won most artistic to theme, while AWANA placed second.

    BankORION took first place in the commercial division with their 1943 Mack fire truck.

    In the antique cars, trucks and tractors, 25 years and older division, Scott and Brayton Palmer received first, Cambridge Historical Society, second and the Old, Odd and Unusual Museum, third.

    In the classic cars, trucks and tractors, 25 years and newer, Kevin Scott received first with his 1964 Chevy Impala and Jim Hagg took second with his 1981 Chevy Camaro.

    The Twisted Sisters won first place in the open division. They Senior Class Parents float got second, P. J. Hilligoss, third and Tyler Stiner and Hunter Kiefer, fourth.

    Ron Goodwin placed first in the adult equestrian division. Cambridge Champs took first in the equestrian division, children age 12 and under.

    There was a tie for best costume. First place went to Myah Svendsen and Ahnika Svendsen. Their theme was “Cambridge Vikings R Our Superheroes.”

    In the best decorated bike, eight and under, a group of four took the winning ribbon. They were Lexi Wiley, Ashley Wiley, Mikey Wiley and Erica Weis. Their theme was “Go Vikes.”

    George Reinstadtler took first place with his bike in the best decorated bike, nine and over division. Owen Thompson placed second on his unicycle and Tate Nimrick was third. Earning fourth place was Cody Stiner.

    Nate Humphrey, Jake Swanson and Madison Swanson took first place in the best decorated motorized vehicle with the theme “Drive Them Batty.” Second place went to Keagan Hixson with “Crush the Commandoes.”

    Rodney Beam won best float with his theme, “Junk the Commandoes.

    Six children won best decorated float with costumes. They were Payton Catour, Ryle Catour, Collin Johnson, Cole Franks, Cade Franks and Clara Franks. The float was entitled, “Your Little Fans.”

Six children won the best float with costume division of the Cambridge Homecoming parade Saturday. They are Payton Catour, Ryle Catour, Collin Johnson, Cole Franks, Cade Franks and Clara Franks.