University High celebrates homecoming with parade, game

MORGANTOWN — The University High School Hawks football team is preparing to take on Buckhannon Upshur at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Mylan Pharmaceuticals Stadium.
This is the Homecoming game for the 3-4 Hawks.
Festivities begin with a parade down High Street at 6:30 p.m. today.
A pep rally for the game will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the school.
The Homecoming queen will be crowned during halftime of the game.
The Homecoming dance will be from 7:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday in the school cafeteria. Admission is $10. The theme is “Hollywood Lights.”
Spirit Week themes include a Pink out, Throwback Decades day, School Colors day and Vines & Memes.
To accommodate the parade, the Morgantown Police Department will alter traffic patterns beginning at 5:30 p.m. today. Parking will also be restricted on High and Prospect streets beginning at 5 p.m.
The parade will begin at 6:30 p.m. on High Street and will disperse at Foundry Street. Traffic will be detoured from Willey Street onto Prospect Street back to University Avenue. Willey Street will be closed at University Avenue. Officers will be at the intersections to assist with traffic.
Traffic patterns will return to normal as soon as possible following the parade.
Parade spectators are urged to arrive downtown early to allow ample time for parking.