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Saturday Game Packed With Events

TAHLEQUAH – Join Northeastern State University for an afternoon of fun and an evening of football on Saturday, Sept. 22, as the RiverHawks take on West Texas A&M University.

Saturday is Elementary School Night at the football game. All students at elementary and middle schools in Cherokee County can get into the game for $1. The first 300 to arrive will get a free NSU Green Out T-shirt. Special invitations have also been sent to high school students in Locust Grove, Fort Gibson, Muskogee, Coweta, Stilwell and Haileyville to attend the game.

Tailgating opens at 3 p.m., with a pep rally set for 6 p.m. The NSU Marching Band will lead the crowd into the stadium for pre-game festivities. Kickoff is at 7 p.m.

At halftime, participants will have the chance to kick a 50-yard field goal for a $10,000 prize. The contest is sponsored by Reasor’s. Sign up for your chance during tailgating.


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