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Northwest Bearcats

Press Release


Aug. 27, 2013

Meet the Bearcats Scheduled for Thursday

MARYVILLE, Mo. - The fourth-ranked Northwest Missouri State University football team will be holding its final scrimmage, Thursday, Aug. 29, at Bearcat Stadium. The event is free and open to the public.

Thursday’s scrimmage will also feature the annual ‘Meet the Bearcats,’ as posters, schedule cards and other Bearcat items will be available at no cost. Fans will also have the opportunity to meet the 2013 Bearcats players and coaches on the turf of Mel Tjeerdsma Field for pictures and autographs starting at 5:15 p.m., with football action starting at 6:30 p.m.

The Bearcats will go through an intrasquad scrimmage to close pre-season camp. The evening’s format will consist of four-12 minute quarters. There will be a running clock in the first and third quarters and regular timing rules will be in effect for the second and fourth quarters. Regular game scoring will be in place. The squads will be broken up into green and white teams for the scrimmage.

The Bearcats will open the season Thursday, Sept. 5 for their only non-conference game of the 2013 season, hosting Saginaw Valley State. Kickoff is slated for 6:30 p.m., at Bearcat Stadium.

Fans are also encouraged to become a member of the Bearcat Booster Club and support each and every Northwest student-athlete. In addition, you will receive a wide variety of benefits and specials offers based on your membership level.

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