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The daily Tar Heel. (Chapel Hill, N.C.) 1946-current, October 28, 1985, Page 5, Image 5

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The Daily Tar HeelMonday, October 28,' 19855 r (0)(( nvsiinni ojio k 'Jot J y- . i -J r? ;: tJ aJ. i"' ,A X4 Pit i PiM-l 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 I !.xk rang clear through the roar of 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' i;;:i..xT.t them." 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 Homecoming. 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 Hc: econing. 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 . . j i, rii'ZjtH. , " l ,'n, ,lil. J '.'i . . (the seniors) have tried' to' sponsor programs to distinguish -' :rs," he said. "We wanted to make t' z jeniors11 last Homecoming the best llorrcoming." Homecoming was made better, if not t! e best, for many fans by the guest ;;iJy1QliGO: by t X- . ff appearance of a certain former mikeman. 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 chanting fans. 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 fans. 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 do anything." Marina Bass, a sophomore from Rufftn, NC, said she also liked Lunsford . "The new mikeman has big shoes to ,fiilw - ' " 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 zone section. 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 v , this year's.i -.--!."- . - ' " ' " 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." i rN f s r j f" r 'Cill 1 Vl fCll Iwwifi; ..;-T-.-. X 1 o7 " v ! V, 1 i t V f x 'A X f t ? ' Arlsne Ferebee gasping sltcr 'lift if - &i jt jU 4j If u Cy DEN'SE MOULTRIE Staff Writer - ' 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. r j ... . 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 cheerleaders. - 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. X X . AN ;d,V. . .-.f . m.. , x- -X-.. - 2 ill 4 T':X? zt Saturday's gsme against FSU o n nnrr 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 Seminole. 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 torso. As the floats left, the police arrived. Members of the Carolina Float Com pany brought uo the rear. 4 i .tx. iwn; v

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