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Rain Doesn't Dampen Hutto Homecoming

Updated: Friday, September 20 2013, 10:39 PM CDT

On a wet night in Williamson County, Hutto High School was forced to change its game plan. The football players on the field were unaffected. But those on the "court" were not.

"We've got some young ladies that are quite dressed up and some young men that look stunning this evening," said Emily Grobe, Hutto ISD's Public Information Officer. "So we certainly want to make sure that their evening tonight, with pictures with everything that's going to go into their memory books, is going to be as protected as possible."

Instead of being introduced in the stadium, heavy rains forced the 2013 Hutto homecoming court inside the school's performing arts center. And the ceremony was held before the game rather than at halftime.

"Our hippos love water," Grobe told KEYE TV news. "We are just going to go out and do the things that we love to do: play sports, honor our kids, accomplish really great things - and that's what's going to happen tonight with or without the rain."

Now the homecoming dance is not until Saturday night, but newly crowned king Zachary Weseman and queen Tyler Saucedo have already shown they are quick on their feet.

"I've never been a part of anything at halftime," recalled Weseman. "Especially that didn't even happen at halftime."

"We all found out and I told my Dad to just meet me inside," said Saucedo. "It was an amazing feeling just hearing my name being called: it's such an honor to be Hutto High School's homecoming queen this year."

Tonight, the Hippos proved that they can not only change plans quickly - they can also change clothes quickly. Tyler is not only the homecoming queen - she's also a cheerleader. So after the ceremony she had to change out of her gown and into her uniform. She was back on the sideline by the middle of the first quarter.

by Adam Winkler
Rain Doesn't Dampen Hutto Homecoming


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AMERICAN LEAGUE

Detroit 3 N-Y Yankees 2

Baltimore 5 Tampa Bay 4

Cleveland 3 Chi White Sox 2

Minnesota 11 Kansas City 5, 10 Innings

Houston 4 Texas 2

L.A. Angels 4 Oakland 3, 10 Innings

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Cincinnati 7 Chi Cubs 2

San Francisco 4 Colorado 1

Atlanta 6 N-Y Mets 1

AMERICAN LEAGUE Friday's Games

Minnesota (May 0-3) at Baltimore (Mi.Gonzalez 6-7), 7:05 p.m.

N.Y. Yankees (Capuano 1-3) at Toronto (Buehrle 11-8), 7:07 p.m.

Boston (Ranaudo 2-0) at Tampa Bay (Archer 8-6), 7:10 p.m.

Cleveland (Salazar 4-6) at Kansas City (J.Vargas 10-6), 8:10 p.m.

Detroit (Verlander 11-11) at Chicago White Sox (Carroll 5-8), 8:10 p.m.

Texas (Undecided) at Houston (Oberholtzer 4-9), 8:10 p.m.

Oakland (Lester 13-8) at L.A. Angels (Weaver 14-7), 10:05 p.m.

NATIONAL LEAGUE Friday's Games

Cincinnati (Leake 10-11) at Pittsburgh (Volquez 11-7), 7:05 p.m.

Philadelphia (D.Buchanan 6-7) at N.Y. Mets (deGrom 6-6), 7:10 p.m.

Miami (Koehler 9-9) at Atlanta (E.Santana 13-7), 7:35 p.m.

Chicago Cubs (Hendricks 5-1) at St. Louis (S.Miller 8-9), 8:15 p.m.

Colorado (Bergman 1-2) at Arizona (Collmenter 9-7), 9:40 p.m.

L.A. Dodgers (Haren 11-10) at San Diego (Cashner 2-6), 10:10 p.m.

Milwaukee (W.Peralta 15-8) at San Francisco (Vogelsong 7-9), 10:15 p.m.

INTERLEAGUE

Washington (Zimmermann 9-5) at Seattle (F.Hernandez 13-4), 10:10 p.m.

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Atlanta 24 Jacksonville 14

Detroit 23 Buffalo 0

Cincinnati 35 Indianapolis 7

Green Bay 34 Kansas City 14

Philadelphia 37 N-Y Jets 7

Miami 14 St. Louis 13

Carolina 10 Pittsburgh 0

N-Y Giants 16 New England 13

Washington 24 Tampa Bay 10

Baltimore 22 New Orleans 13

Cleveland 33 Chicago 13

Denver 27 Dallas 3

Minnesota 19 Tennessee 3

San Francisco 40 Houston 13

San Diego 12 Arizona 9

Oakland 41 Seattle 31

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(18) Mississippi 35 Boise State 13

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