Following the football matchups was a Snowshoe Race, also held
on the football field. There were as many participants as there
were snowshoes available.
The students really enjoyed the football and snowshoeing and
had plenty of energy left over for some boot hockey games that
were held in the parking lot. Naturally this being Hockey Land,
there were not only a lot of participants but many spectators as
well. Some students sat in pickup trucks to watch the fun on the
With the tailgate viewing stands the only thing missing was
the Brats and the Pepsi. However, the culinary creations were
being prepared indoors in another competition between the High
Each class was preparing a meal for the “Cook-Off” contest,
that included an Entrée and a Dessert.
The contest was judged by the Hurley faculty.
The Seniors placed first overall for their entrée Blue Cheese
stuffed Chicken Breast with Twice Baked Potato. Their 1st place
dessert was Bananas Foster.
The Juniors placed second in both the Entrée’ and Dessert
categories, having prepared Baked Parmesan Chicken with a tomato
topping, with roasted veggies. Their dessert was Creampuff in a
Placing third in the cook off were the Freshmen, who prepared
a meal consisting of Pork Chops with Stuffing, Alfredo Noodles,
Banana Cream Pie.
The Sophomore students placed fourth. Their entrée was Cheese
Veggie Soup and Sandwiches. Their dessert, Boston Cream Cakes
also placed fourth.
The afternoon began with a Quiz Bowl in the auditorium; it
too was a competition between the four classes. It was a very
interesting variation on the normal format, where the teams were
each given a life-line and ask for help from the audience. The
match was directed by Robert Genisot, Hurley’s Quiz Bowl Coach.
The remainder of the afternoon consisted of a Pep Rally and
culminated with the crowning of the Home Coming King and Queen.