Although it looked a little different this year, Northwestern High School capped off its homecoming week Friday, Oct. 9, when the Tigers faced St. Croix Falls in football.

Throughout the week students got to partake in homecoming festivities at the school. It was the first week that high school students began going to in-person classes four days a week. The Tiger football team defeated St. Croix Falls 10-6 to end the night.

The Northwestern band plays before the Tigers homecoming football game Friday, Oct. 9, in Maple. Seniors in the band continue the tradition of wearing the “banana jackets” at homecoming.  (Jed Carlson / jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)
The Northwestern band plays before the Tigers homecoming football game Friday, Oct. 9, in Maple. Seniors in the band continue the tradition of wearing the “banana jackets” at homecoming. (Jed Carlson / jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)

The Northwestern student section cheers on the Tigers football team as they are announced before the homecoming game with St. Croix Falls Friday, Oct. 9, in Maple. (Jed Carlson / jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)
The Northwestern student section cheers on the Tigers football team as they are announced before the homecoming game with St. Croix Falls Friday, Oct. 9, in Maple. (Jed Carlson / jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)

Northwestern’s CJ Thompson (1) breaks through the paper banner as he is announced before the homecoming game with St. Croix Falls Friday, Oct. 9, in Maple. (Jed Carlson / jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)
Northwestern’s CJ Thompson (1) breaks through the paper banner as he is announced before the homecoming game with St. Croix Falls Friday, Oct. 9, in Maple. (Jed Carlson / jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)

Ella Dreiling-Schaefer and Adam Thompson are crowned homecoming queen and king at halftime of the Northwestern football game Friday, Oct. 9, in Maple. (Jed Carlson / jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)
Ella Dreiling-Schaefer and Adam Thompson are crowned homecoming queen and king at halftime of the Northwestern football game Friday, Oct. 9, in Maple. (Jed Carlson / jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)