YHC students, alumni and Mountain Lions fans celebrated "There's No Place Like Homecoming!"

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Friday-Saturday, Nov. 18-19

Following the theme "Our Pride Cannot be Tamed," Young Harris College students, alumni and Mountain Lions fans will celebrate the home opener of the 2016-2017 basketball season. This exciting annual event is presented in collaboration with the offices of Student Development and Alumni Services and the Department of Athletics.





Friday, Nov. 18

6 p.m. - Athletics Hall of Fame Reception

Rollins Campus Center

6:45 p.m. - Athletics Hall of Fame Induction and Dinner

Inductees: Ron Bell, '64, George Mathison, '63, John Ed Mathison, '58, Ronnie Moore, '64,

Murphy McManus, '53, Kat Peck Gresham, '03

Suber Banquet Hall, Rollins Campus Center

Cost per person: $35

Click here to register for the Athletics Hall of Fame dinner.

8:30 p.m. - Student-led Pep Rally and Bonfire

YHC Plaza

Saturday, Nov. 19

12 p.m. - Tailgating Lunch 

Rollins Campus Center Patio

Enjoy a tailgate-style lunch on the RCC Patio. Wear your purple and white to show your Mountain Lion spirit at the pep band—Purple Reign—performs crowd favorites and the YHC Competitive Cheerleading team showcases their routines.

During lunch, visit the 130 year anniversary display in the Zell and Shirley Miller Library.

1:30 p.m. - Women's Basketball vs. Lees-McRae College

4 p.m. - Men's Basketball vs. Virginia State University


Cost per person (Saturday events): $20 adults, $10 for the Class of 201, and free for children 10 and under. Price includes lunch and game ticket.


2015 Homecoming Week Challenge Winners

1st place: Sigma Beta Sigma and Phi Sigma Kappa tied with Phi Alpha Phi and Alpha Xi
Runners Up: Gamma Psi and Kappa Sigma 

2015 Homecoming Court

King: Thomas Johnson
Queen: Breann Lindsay
Court members: Jordan Silvey, Ivey Franklin, Maddy Elledge, Breann Lindsay, Thomas Johnson, Wade Orr, Zach Wagoner and Elijah Briscoe