The dance team performs at the opening of the homecoming pep rally Friday afternoon. – Sarah Kocher/Albert Lea Tribune
Kailey Van Riper, Cole Wentzel, Alex Dulitz, Anna Grossman, Rowan Kraft and Courtney Claussen clap as they wait for another candidate to join them. See Thursday’s Tribune for a photo of all the 2018 homecoming royalty. – Sarah Kocher/Albert Lea Tribune
Albert Lea’s tiger mascot dances along to the school fight song as the band closes Albert Lea High School’s homecoming pep rally Friday. – Sarah Kocher/Albert Lea Tribune
Representatives of the football team encourage their fellow students to attend their upcoming games at a homecoming pep rally Friday. – Sarah Kocher/Albert Lea Tribune
Football coach Corey Black and boys’ soccer coach Zac Luther hype up high school students ahead of homecoming week. Albert Lea’s celebration of homecoming is next week, with the homecoming football game at 7 p.m. Friday at Jim Gustafson Field. – Sarah Kocher/Abert Lea Tribune
Senior Courtney Claassen joins fellow homecoming court members as her name is announced at a pep rally Friday at Albert Lea High School. – Sarah Kocher/Albert Lea Tribune
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