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Long Beach High School homecoming queen and king (Credit: Ursula Moore)

Long Beach High School homecoming queen and king Hannah Piazza, 17, and Sam Rabiner, 17, were crowned during the school's pep rally. (Sept. 20, 2013)

Long Beach High School homecoming events

Long Beach High School crowned its homecoming king and queen during a pep rally in the school's gym on Sept. 20.

The Marines rushed the field at the start
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The Marines rushed the field at the start of the second half of the Long Beach High School homecoming game. (Sept. 20, 2013)

During the halftime festivities, homecoming king Sam Rabiner,
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During the halftime festivities, homecoming king Sam Rabiner, 17, and queen Hannah Piazza, 17, were escorted onto the field by the Marines mascot. (Sept. 20, 2013)

Running back Chris Parler, left, and quarterback Liam
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Running back Chris Parler, left, and quarterback Liam Rafferty helped the Marines in the team's win against Herricks at the Long Beach High School homecoming game. (Sept. 20, 2013)

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At the Long Beach High School homecoming carnival,
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At the Long Beach High School homecoming carnival, Debbie Goldman enjoyed smashing a pie in the face of her daughter Allyson at the Model Congress pie toss booth. (Sept. 20, 2013)

At the Long Beach High School homecoming game,
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At the Long Beach High School homecoming game, the marching band performs "We Built This City" during halftime. (Sept. 20, 2013)

Now: The Marines' modern look

At the Long Beach High School homecoming game

At the Long Beach High School homecoming game on Sept. 20, 2013, varsity cheerleaders Laura Capozzi and Kristel Garces cheer on the Marines as the team earned its second win of the season.

Long Beach High School cheerleaders Imani Medlin, 16,
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Long Beach High School cheerleaders Imani Medlin, 16, left, and Destiny Jackson, 15, with Brian Horne, 16, in his mascot costume at the school's homecoming pep rally. (Sept. 20, 2013)

Long Beach High School cheerleader Shantel Bond, 17,
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Long Beach High School cheerleader Shantel Bond, 17, left, and Tierra Ward-Brown, 16, at the Long Beach High School homecoming pep rally. (Sept. 20, 2013)

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Long Beach High School Junior Brian Horne, 16,
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Long Beach High School Junior Brian Horne, 16, dressed as school mascot for the school's homecoming pep rally. (Sept. 20, 2013)

Long Beach High School homecoming queen and king
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Long Beach High School homecoming queen and king Hannah Piazza, 17, and Sam Rabiner, 17, were crowned during the school's pep rally. (Sept. 20, 2013)

Long Beach High School senior Liam Rafferty, 17,
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Long Beach High School senior Liam Rafferty, 17, dressed as a gorilla to show his school spirit at his school's homecoming pep rally. (Sept. 20, 2013)

Long Beach High School students show their school
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Long Beach High School students show their school spirit at the homecoming pep rally. (Sept. 20, 2013)

Long Beach High School sophomore Chris Lester, 15,
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Long Beach High School sophomore Chris Lester, 15, dressed in blue suit to show his school spirit at his school's homecoming pep rally. (Sept. 20, 2013)

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Long Beach High School senior Dana Berman, 17,
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Long Beach High School senior Dana Berman, 17, holds up sign after saying yes to Bryan Tripptree's invite to the prom at the school's homecoming pep rally. (Sept. 20, 2013)

Long Beach High School senior Bryan Tripptree, 17,
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Long Beach High School senior Bryan Tripptree, 17, asked fellow student senior Dana Berman, 17, to the prom at the school's homecoming pep rally. (Sept. 20, 2013)

The Long Beach High School marching band always
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The Long Beach High School marching band always plays a big role in homecoming festivities, including the annual pep rally. (Sept. 20, 2013)

Jessica Shreck, 16, shows her school spirit by
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Jessica Shreck, 16, shows her school spirit by wearing blue and white for Long Beach High School homecoming pep rally. (Sept. 20, 2013)

Long Beach High School junior Brian Horne, 16,
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Long Beach High School junior Brian Horne, 16, was all decked out as his alter ego, the school mascot, for the homecoming pep rally. (Sept. 20, 2013)

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