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Media Blitz Set Monday for Eagle Fest Weekend

April 6, 2012

HATTIESBURG, Miss. - Southern Miss athletic department staff members will be participating in a "Eagle Fest" Blitz to area businesses on Monday to promote next weekend's many activities on the Golden Eagle campus.

There are many exciting events scheduled for next weekend with a host of events set for next Saturday which include a Future Golden Eagles camp from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m., followed by the annual Black and Gold Spring game at 12 noon. In addition there is a free tailgate from 1:30 p.m., until 3 p.m., and all 16 Golden Eagle sports will be featured at Pride Field.

Fans can also watch Golden Eagle softball, which plays South Alabama at 2 p.m., and the Golden Eagle baseball plays host to C-USA foe UCF at 3 p.m.

For the entire schedule list, please see below:

2012 Eagle Fest: April 13-15

Friday
3-6 p.m.: "Rockin for the Roost" Tailgate Event sponsored by SMAC and The Legacy - Pride Field
6 p.m.: Baseball vs. UCF - Pete Taylor Park/Hill Denson Field

Saturday
9-10 a.m.: Registration for Future Golden Eagle Football Camp -boys and girls ages 4-12 Roberts Stadium
9-11 a.m.: Open House at The Rock- Tours of the Athletic Center, The Rock, and South End zone
10-11 a.m.: Future Golden Eagle Football Camp Begins - Roberts Stadium
12 Noon: Football-Black and Gold Game - Roberts Stadium
Ticket Prices
$15 Black and Gold Ticket(Baseball, Softball, and Football game on Saturday)
$10 adult football only
$10 youth Black and Gold ticket (3-18) ( Baseball, Softball, and Football game on Saturday)
$5 youth football only

2:00 p.m.: Softball vs. South Alabama - Southern Miss Softball Complex
1:30-3 p.m. - Free tailgate between games at Pride Field (We will be serving hamburgers and hot dogs)
* Other teams having interactive games at Pride Field: Basketball, Tennis, Golf, Volleyball, Soccer, Track and Field
3:00 p.m. - Baseball vs. UCF - Pete Taylor Park/Hill Denson Field
* Adam Doleac Band to perform a concert in the Roost after the game

Sunday
11:30 a.m.: Baseball vs. UCF - Pete Taylor Park/Hill Denson Field
1:00 p.m.: Men's Tennis vs. Louisiana-Lafayette - USM Tennis Courts

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