Homecoming week wraps up with parades, football games

Alexandria, Brandon-Evansville, Osakis schools host homecoming football games Friday night

Alex homecoming parade
Members of the Alexandria swim and dive team dressed up as rock-n-rollers and marched down Broadway in the Alexandria homecoming parade on Friday afternoon.
Lowell Anderson / Alexandria Echo Press
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After a week of activities, Alexandria, Brandon-Evansville and Osakis schools will wrap up their homecoming celebrations with football games on the evening of Friday, Sept. 30, 2022.

Alexandria kicked off its homecoming week Sunday, Sept. 25, with some powder puff football and volleyball games. Brandon-Evansville held an elementary school dance, which was also on Sunday, for students in grades PreK-8.

Kids watching homecoming parade
Elementary students watch as the Osakis High School football team passes by during the homecoming parade in Osakis on Friday, Sept. 30.
Lowell Anderson / Alexandria Echo Press

All three schools held their coronation festivities on Monday, Sept. 26 with Brandon-Evansville and Osakis taking place in the morning and Alexandria in the evening.

Alexandria hosted its community homecoming parade on Friday, Sept. 30, in downtown Alexandria. The homecoming football game, against Brainerd, will take place at the AAHS stadium beginning at 7 p.m. on Friday.

Broadway during homecoming parade
Crowds of people filled Broadway in Alexandria Friday afternoon for the homecoming parade.
Lowell Anderson / Alexandria Echo Press

Brandon-Evansville hosted a pep fest on Friday, Sept. 30. The homecoming football game, against Ortonville, will take place in Brandon beginning at 7 p.m. on Friday. There will be a bonfire in the softball parking lot that after the football game. On Saturday, Oct. 1, there will be a dance for students in grades 9-12.


Osakis hosted its parade on Friday, Sept. 30, followed by a pep fest. The Osakis football game against Parkers Prairie will follow beginning at 7 p.m. on Friday.

Watch for more information and photos of all three homecoming festivities in a special homecoming section in the Friday, Oct. 7 print edition of the Echo Press.

Lowell Anderson has been a photographer and writer at the Echo Press since 1998.
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