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October 2, 2013

Homecoming 2013: Check out our video from Ellwood!

NEW CASTLE — Leslie Johns was named Lincoln High’s 2013 Homecoming queen Friday at halftime of the Wolverines’ game against Riverside. She was escorted by Matthew Morabito.

Katie Burns, 2012 Homecoming queen and her escort, Nick Valentino, presented the crown.

Bradley Grinnen, a co-captain on the football team, was named Homecoming king during a pep rally Friday at the high school.

 

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