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LCHS recognizes boys at basketball homecoming game
LCHS King and Princes, from left to right, Jonathan Flynn, Tyler Chambliss, Gary Nakles, and Jake Durham. - photo by Photo by Mike Riddle
Tuesday, between the girls and boys basketball games, Long County High School crowned the 2008 Homecoming king and princes.
As the packed gym erupted with cheers and applause, senior Gary Nakles, escorted by his mother Raye, was crowned the king.  
Nakles is the football and basketball team manager, an active member in his church and an athlete in Special Olympics. Nakles plans for the future include getting his driver's license, living independently, and working for the NFL. His father is John Michael Nakles.
The junior prince is Tyler Chambliss.  Tyler's parents are Royce and Becky Chambliss. Brittany Mills escorted the junior.
Chambliss is a member of the varsity baseball team, and enjoys fishing in his spare time.  His plans include attending college to pursue a degree in education.
The sophomore prince is Jake Durham, son of Tony and Patricia Durham. Kelly Long escorted the tenth-grader.  The prince is a member of the football and baseball teams.  He plans to go to college, majoring in sports medicine, and eventually playing professional football.
Jonathan Flynn was crowned the freshman prince. He is the son of Dana and Bruce Green and was escorted by Kelli Middleton. Flynn is on the baseball team, and enjoys hunting, fishing and four-wheeling.  He plans on college and joining the Coast Guard.
Other class representatives were seniors Stetson Strickland, Robert Gamble and Britt Horne, juniors Brandon Murphy and Ricky Rivera, sophomores Justin Boyd and Preston Cunningham, and freshmen Harry Armstrong and Dante' Wright.
Some of the activities for the multi-week event included a pep rally, lunch at CiCi's Pizza for the homecoming court, and dress-up days. The theme was Blue Tide Pride Day.

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