NGU Homecoming 2018 recap

Ian Ritchings is here with a quick recap of this year's homecoming. Video courtesy of Vision TV.

Taylor Loughry, Staff Writer

Even in the midst of a hurricane, homecoming week at North Greenville University was a wonderful success filled with many fun times. With several events planned each day, NGU was filled with excitement the entire week. Check out some of the events going on and quotes from students about what they are most excited about this year.

Opening Ceremony

Freshman, Tabita Romero and sophomore, Mary Garcia are excited for a week full of fun as we kick off NGU’s Homecoming 2018.

Freshman, Tabita Romero and sophomore, Mary Garcia are excited for a week full of fun as we kick off NGU’s Homecoming 2018.

Tabita Romero is a freshman at NGU, and she said, “I can’t wait to see what this week is going to be like since it’s my first year. I’m most excited for the dance on Friday.” Her friend Mary Garcia is in her sophomore year here at NGU, and she said, “Homecoming last year was so much fun, so I’m hoping this year is even more exciting.”

Volleyball Tournament

Junior, Emmanuel Harrison, is on the volleyball courts playing with Urbanwood and is pumped for the tournament on Monday night.

Junior, Emmanuel Harrison, is on the volleyball courts playing with Urbanwood and is pumped for the tournament on Monday night.

Corn-Hole Tournament

Junior, Jonny Hannah and senior, Jon Andrews are focusing in on winning for their clubs when playing in the Corn-Hole Tournament Tuesday afternoon.

Junior, Jonny Hannah and senior, Jon Andrews are focusing in on winning for their clubs when playing in the Corn-Hole Tournament Tuesday afternoon.

Jonny Hannah is a junior here at NGU, and he said, “The last couple of homecoming weeks have been very competitive and fun. I love competing in a lot of the events like corn-hole and the relay race. This year I am looking most forward to the homecoming dance.”

All NGU Students Bowl for Free

Seniors, Bryce Allen, Josh Bradley and Adam Daniel are all excited to bowl for Sport Management while sophomore, Zion Dendy is ready to compete with SGA on Wednesday night at Peach Bowl Lanes for free.

Seniors, Bryce Allen, Josh Bradley and Adam Daniel are all excited to bowl for Sport Management while sophomore, Zion Dendy is ready to compete with SGA on Wednesday night at Peach Bowl Lanes for free.

Zion Dendy is a sophomore this year, and he said, “I thought that Homecoming last year was very eventful, and I loved the atmosphere every night. I am most excited this year for the atmosphere of the homecoming football game this year.”

Homecoming Semi-Formal

Senior, Francesca Scott, is posing before the dance with NGU alumni, Nisa Navarro and freshman, Angel Kelly, before the Homecoming Semi-Formal.

Senior, Francesca Scott, is posing before the dance with NGU alumni, Nisa Navarro and freshman, Angel Kelly, before the Homecoming Semi-Formal.

Homecoming Queen Announced at Half-Time

Junior, Allison Yeater, was announced NGU’s Homecoming Queen 2018, and standing with her are 1st Runner Up junior, Courtney Williamson and 2nd Runner Up junior, Gabriella Porter.

Junior, Allison Yeater, was announced NGU’s Homecoming Queen 2018, and standing with her are 1st Runner Up junior, Courtney Williamson and 2nd Runner Up junior, Gabriella Porter.

Homecoming Football Game: North Greenville University vs. Shorter College

Crusaders round out a great Homecoming week with a win against Shorter College 41-7.

Crusaders round out a great Homecoming week with a win against Shorter College 41-7.

NGU Boy’s Soccer Team Plays Mt. Olive

Just when we thought NGU Homecoming 2018 couldn’t get any better, our Boy’s Soccer Team also take home a win against Mt. Olive Friday night.

Just when we thought NGU Homecoming 2018 couldn’t get any better, our Boy’s Soccer Team also take home a win against Mt. Olive Friday night.