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The Daily Tar HeelMonday, October 28,' 19855
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Tl.2 return to a traditional Home
c mir.j was highlighted Saturday
.' :'.:ir.oon with the crowning of Arlene
Terete, the I935 queen.
The cheers of the Sweet Caroline
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tl.e packed Kenan Stadium crowd as
t! :!r shocked but elated contestant
received her crown and flowers.
Fere bee waved proudly to her fellow
Sweet Carolines as her family and
f;iir.ii rushed to the sidelines with
cruras and hugs.
"Ti.z Sweet Carolines are very close,"
s "I am especially proud to'
Fcretce said she was pleased with
Horr.vCorr.irig 1985, She said she was
proud to represent UNC as queens
"lb really pleased with what the
CAA (Carolina Athletic Association)
s done," she said. "TheyVe put
: - M'ty ar.d integrity back into the
ll.z new queen tradition is one that
is drained to continue, Ferebee said.
", , . (the tradition) is definitely very
r ::ive, she said. "It can only go
I - rw a rd from here."
Marc Wright, CAA co-vice president,
for Homecoming, said the CAA
achieved its goals for improving
u7c wanted to recognize the queen
in a very honorable and classy way
eeryone could be proud of, he said.
Ecf ides the reinstating of the queen,
t) ere were other changes in this year's
In the card section, members of the
Senior Class celebrated their last
Homecoming as students. The section
v.as specially allotted to the seniors.
Senior Class President John Kennedy
l:i his fellow seniors in cheers such as
"V.'o want jobs!' During halftime the
j.i crd messages included a varia
t: -5 ff the Senior Class logo.
- 'y x: J Senior Cters spirit had
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. . (the seniors) have tried' to'
sponsor programs to distinguish
-' :rs," he said. "We wanted to make
t' z jeniors11 last Homecoming the best
Homecoming was made better, if not
t! e best, for many fans by the guest
appearance of a certain former
Most fans were involved . with the
game before a few recognized the
familiar figure of Greg "Lump"" Luns
ford on the mikeman's platform.
Lunsford, the 1982 mikeman, filled
in at some games fast year when the
' position was empty. Saturday he gave
an encore performance to Lump
He led the crowd in such classic
cheers as go-bannanas and - big blue
- machine. He also led the popular
Hawaii Five-0M wave across the entire
stadium. Even the Florida State section
did the wave despite boos form Carolina
Lunsford s antics, a welcome change
to this year's Homecoming, stirred fond
, memories in some fans.
Wanda Matthews, a sophomore from
. Wagram, said she was suprised by
- Lunsford s return.
"I loved it," she said. "I wish he were
back. This year's mikeman is not as
crazy as Lump, she said- "Lump would
Marina Bass, a sophomore from
Rufftn, NC, said she also liked Lunsford
. "The new mikeman has big shoes to
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" Carolina fans were not the only ones
having a good time at Homecoming.
The visitor section was crowded with
hundreds of screaming Seminoles from
FSU. Other FSU fans sat in the end
During UNCs 10-0 lead over the
Seminoles, Greg Nicoderrais', a FSU
junior from Tallahassee, -praised the
participation of the Homecoming
crowds from both sides.
"YouVe got good fans," he said. "But
FSU's got good representation here,
and we are making just as much noise
as you are."
UNC alumni were also pleased with
the spirit of the 1985 Homecoming.
Hugh Wells, a 1952 graduate of the
UNC Law School, said the Homecom
... ing of. 1952 vvas-not nearly exciting as
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' " ' " Wells, 'who was from Raleigh, said
- he was pleased that, much of the
, Homecoming tradition had been rein-
- stated. "It was one of those perfect
days," he said. "We gave one of the
nation's top football teams the scare of
- their lives."
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For many spectators gathered on
Franklin Street at 3 pm. Friday, this
year's Homecoming parade was their
first. For Robert Fricke, it was the 17th.
- .Fricke is a crime prevention officer
for the Chapel Hill Police Department.
He said all the parades in the past had
seemed the same, except last yearV
Last year, there was a lot more interest,
a lot more floats.
' Other changes, Fricke said, included
the decrease in' the amount of alcohol
students brought to the parade. "Stu
dents now are well-behaved. They used
to throw a lot of things from the floats.
"Not that many students come out,"
Fricke said. "The townspeople enjoy it.
being crcvr.cd Hcr.cccming queen
The kids come out and watch,' but it
usually passes by quick. I used to think
that it was put on for the sake of the
police officers because we were the only
ones out here to watch it."
' As Fricke helped clear the' street, the
Marching Tar Heels played ''Carolina
Victory.' The drum cadence was
accompanied by the horns of a Chevy
Luv pick-up truck and a jeep carrying
After the appearance of the band, the '
Black Student . Movement's float
appeared carrying DSM members and
BSM President Sihby Anderson. The
Navy R.OTC ushered in the rest of the
participants, which included the RHA
float showing the Tar Heels CapVi
Crunchin the Florida State Seminoles.
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Cars carried the five Homecoming
queen contestants, followed by the
Senior Class float. The float depicted
the Tar Heel-Seminole confrontation as
a big, blue foot crushing the teepee of
A float sponsored by the Carolina
Indian Circle followed the seniors.
People on the CIC float threw candy
to spectators standing on the sidewalks.
The last float in the parade was
sponsored by Granville Towers. The
inscription read "Ram it, Tar Heels."
An unlucky Seminole stood on the float
with a huge screw running through his
As the floats left, the police arrived.
Members of the Carolina Float Com
pany brought uo the rear.
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