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Northwest Bearcats

Press Release


April 18, 2013

Annual Spring Game and logo unveiling highlight busy Saturday

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MARYVILLE, Mo. – The Northwest Missouri State football team will conclude its spring practice schedule Saturday with the annual Green and White Spring Game set for 5 p.m. at Bearcat Stadium.

Saturday’s spring game will conclude a day packed with activities including a baseball double-header against Lincoln, a softball twin bill vs. Washburn, the alumni soccer match and the unveiling of a new family of logos in Bearcat Arena. All events on campus are free and open to the public.

The Green and White Spring Game will feature 12 minute quarters with a running clock and a five minute halftime. In addition to the game itself, lots for tailgating prior to the game will open at 2 p.m. along with an authentic replica adidas® jersey fundraiser outside the west gate of Bearcat Stadium.

“We are really excited to provide parents and the community the opportunity to purchases a high-quality replica jersey,” said defensive coordinator Rich Wright. “The jerseys will be a tackle-twill adidas® replica that will allow family and friends to support their favorite Bearcat players.”

Jersey sales will support the Bearcat football team and will be available from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. on the west side of Bearcat Stadium. The cost of jerseys is $95 and can be paid via cash or check only. Adult sizing options through 5x will be available as all orders placed on Saturday will have an estimated ship date of eight weeks.

Fans who are not able to order their jersey Saturday can contact coach Wright at 660.562.1696 or by email at The deadline for ordering is April 30.

Also all fans wishing to tailgate prior to the game please be advised that the alcohol policy that was recently passed does not go into effect until July. The alcohol policy for Saturday will remain the same in the tailgating areas and in suites as in the past. More information on the policy change will be available later this summer.

Baseball action against Lincoln is set for a 1 p.m. first pitch with recognition of seniors to follow between games one and two. The Bearcat softball team will also host its Senior Day activities Saturday at 1 p.m. before the first game of a double-header vs. Washburn.

The Northwest soccer team will also host its alumni match at 1 p.m. at Bearcat Stadium. A post-match gathering at the Alumni House is scheduled for all soccer alumni, fans and parents.

Bearcat fans are also invited at 4 p.m. to the official unveiling of the new family of logos for Northwest athletics. The presentation will take place inside Bearcat Arena with giveaways featuring the new marks. The events will include remarks follow from Northwest President Dr. John Jasinski, Northwest director of athletics Mel Tjeerdsma, head football coach Adam Dorrel and senior track and field athlete Adrienne Cornelius and will be hosted by Matt Gaarder from the Bearcat Radio Network.

For more information, please contact:

Media Relations Department, Northwest Athletics | 660.562.1118 | Fax: 660.562.1582

Northwest Athletics
Lamkin Activity Center | 800 University Drive | Maryville, MO 64468