Send-off, watch party planned for Hornet football game in Duluth

November 20, 2013

Fans of the 2013 Emporia State football team don't have to miss any of the action when the Hornets take on the University of Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs in the first round of NCAA Division II playoffs.

First step is to send the team off in style. Fans can gather on the east side of the HPER building at 12:15 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22. The team will board buses for Topeka’s Forbes Field at 12:30 p.m. They will depart Forbes at approximately 2 p.m. for the flight to Duluth.

Kickoff in Duluth is set for 1 p.m. Saturday. For those who can’t travel to Minnesota, Webb Hall in the Memorial Union is the place to watch the live webcast of the game with other fans.

Doors to Webb open at 12:30 p.m. No outside food or beverages are permitted. Sodexo will have concession food and drinks for sale, and the ESU cheer squad will bring the stadium atmosphere inside.

The second half of the football game also will be aired at White Auditorium before the Lady Hornets basketball game tips off at 4 p.m. Doors to White Auditorium open at 2:30 p.m. to those holding tickets to the basketball game.

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