Homecoming: An American Tradition
More than just a football game, homecoming is a time when alumni from around the country return to their alma maters to reconnect with people, places and traditions. Here is your guide to the century-old American tradition.
Homecoming has traditions that spread from coast to coast. Some schools, though, have a ritual that's all their own.
Homecoming is often interrupted by bizarre incidents. Here are three of the most unusual in the long history of the celebration.
The tradition of homecoming shares its origins with the early days of football. Claim to the first homecoming celebration, though, remains largely contested.
Homecoming is more than just football--its a time to reconnect with people, places and traditions. Here are 10 fun facts you may not know about this American tradition.
NFL QB Kyle Boller on homecoming, high school football and how being raised in a family of firefighters helped prepare him for the gridiron.
Mike Hass was never supposed to make an NFL roster, yet alone become one of the most productive wide receivers in NCAA history. This current Chicago Bears wide receiver credits much of his success to high school football.
Ever wonder how homecoming is celebrated elsewhere? Watch Active.com's video from homecoming celebrations at a variety of high schools.
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