Bethlehem Academy Ready for Homecoming
Bethlehem Academy in Faribault, Mn. announced their 2023 Homecoming Court for this week's activities including a parade and football game Friday.
The game against Kenyon-Wanamingo will be broadcast on KDHL Radio, 920 AM, 97.9 FM and on the FREE KDHL app worldwide with Randy Sobrack on the call.
Coverage begins 6:45 p.m. from Bruce Smith Field in Faribault. Kick-off is 7:00 p.m.
Both Head Coaches say they have enjoyed what has become a rivalry between the two schools with most years games being very exciting.
Kenyon-Wanamingo is undefeated. Bethlehem Academy has one loss.
Both teams have shown a great ability to score with the Cardinals averaging 38 points per game, the Knights 42.4.
Defensively K-W has allowed an average of 11.8, BA 16.6.
The Cardinals have gone up against two state ranked teams while Kenyon-Wanamingo is getting to the meat of their schedule this week.
BA is coming off a thrilling 38-34 win over Goodhue in Wildcats country.
Senior quarterback Elliott Viland was 23 of 35 passing for 297 yards and 5 touchdowns.
He also was second on the team with 10 total tackles including 7 solo.
Hudson Dillon caught 11 passes for 102 yards and two touchdowns and scored 3 two point conversions. He had an interception on defense.
Derrick Sando rushed for 76 yards and had 5 catches for 78 yards and two touchdowns.
Oliver Linnemann caught 6 passes for 112 yards and a score.
Both teams are in the MId-Southeast League East Division where the Knights and Fillmore Central remain undefeated. Bethlehem Academy and Goodhue each have a loss.
Coronation of Homecoming King is Friday, October 6, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. in Van Orsow Auditorium at the conclusion of a Noon pep fest.
The King and Court will lead a Homecoming parade at 1:30 p.m.
The parade route begins at the BA parking lot then goes:
- North on 3rd Avenue to 3rd Street NW
- East on 3rd Street NW to Central Avenue
- South on Central Avenue to 1st. Street NW
- West on 1st Street NW to 2nd Avenue NW
- South on 2nd Avenue NW to 1st Street SW
- West on 1st Street SW back to BA parking lot
Candidates for Homecoming King include their parents listed and escorts. All senior:
- Michael Crone, son of Mary Cameron-Crone and Bob Crone. Escort Lindsay Rauenhorst, daughter of Amanda and David Rauenhorst.
- Elliot Daschner, son of Julie and Robert Daschner. Escort Bennett Wray-Raabolle, daughter of Chandra and Jason Wray-Raabolle.
- Matthew Friesen, son of Shelly Klemenson and Gerald Friesen. Escort Mallorie Pavek, daughter of Sarah and Joseph Pavek.
- William Potter, son of Anne and Steve Potter. Escort Ava Hacker, daughter of Susan Kempenich and Ben Hacker.
- Jackson Simon, son of Casey and Paul Simon. Escort Chloe Crow, daughter of Roxie and Jason Crow.
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