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Storms Can’t Dampen South Brunswick’s Homecoming As Vikings Whip Bombers 32-12

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Coach Joe Goerge introduces the South Brunswick Vikings Football team to the students and fans during Thursday night's Homecoming bonfire and pep rally inside the high school gym. Credits: Azra Baig
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SBHS students stay dry and warm during Thursday night's Homecoming festivities. Credits: Azra Baig
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The South Brunswick Marching Band plays during Homecoming halftime inside the high school gym on Friday. Credits: Azra Baig
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The annual class float parade. Credits: Azra Baig
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Tyler Sanders and Kaitlyn Rone are crowned Homecoming King and Queen Friday night. Credits: Azra Baig
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The sophomore class wins for best Homecoming float Friday night. Credits: Azra Baig
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The South Brunswick Vikings Football Team went to work in the cold, wind and rain Friday night to host its Homecoming game against the Sayreville Bombers. Credits: Azra Baig
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The heartiest fans watch the Homecoming game in nor'easter conditions Friday night. Credits: Azra Baig
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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – The Vikings football team, South Brunswick High School students and parents proved this week that it takes more than two days of rain, wind and cool temperatures to stop its Homecoming week.

As nor’easter conditions flooded the region Thursday and Friday with rain, wind and much cooler temperatures, the Vikings found a way to keep its annual Homecoming festivities and the big game against the Sayreville Bombers on track.

Both Thursday night’s bonfire and pep rally and Friday night’s halftime parade and the crowning of the Homecoming King and Queen were each moved inside of the high school gym.

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The marching band set up inside and played its halftime show “Momentum.”

The sophomore class won for it’s Nickelodeon float and Tyler Sanders and Kaitlyn Rone were named Homecoming King and Queen during the event.

Only a few of the heartiest fans stayed outside in the weather with the football team as Sayreville came to town for its game with the Vikings.

The Vikings took care of the Bombers 32-12 despite the challenging conditions and are now 3-1 on the season.

Sayreville falls to 2-2.

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