Football Bears Set for Preseason Fan Events
Aug 21, 2013
SPRINGFIELD -- With the Aug. 29 season opener for the Missouri State Bears just over a week away, Coach Terry Allen's squad will have a couple of opportunities in the coming days to meet with fans in the Springfield area.
The first event will take place this Saturday (Aug. 24) from Noon to 3 p.m. at the Springfield Hy-Vee (1720 W. Battlefield Rd.). Coach Allen and select players will be in the store to meet fans, sign autographs and hand out posters and schedule cards for the season. Hy-Vee will have football-related specials throughout the store, including a special edition MSU Football T-shirt for just $7.99.
Then on Tuesday, Aug. 27, the Missouri State Quarterback Club will host the team's kickoff luncheon at Ebbets Field (1027 E. Walnut St.), featuring Coach Allen and the 2013 MSU team captains. The public is invited to attend the luncheon will take place in the upper level at Ebbets, beginning at 11:45 a.m. The $10 lunch, includes the sandwich bar and available beverages. No reservation is required to attend the kickoff luncheon.
The Bears will take on Northwestern State in their season opener at 6 p.m., next Thursday (Aug. 29) at Plaster Field. Tickets are available now at MissouriStateTix.com, by calling (417) 836-7678 or stopping by the Chevy Pickup Window at JQH Arena during regular box office hours.