Soaring to Starkville Send-Off Party Set for Thursday
HATTIESBURG, Miss. - The Southern Miss Department of Athletics and the Southern Miss Activities Council (SMAC) are inviting all fans to meet at 5 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 28, for the Soaring to Starkville Send-Off party.
This event will take place in front of the Duff Athletic Center with fans having an opportunity to greet the Golden Eagle football team as they wrap up their final practice at home before opening the season this Saturday at Mississippi State.
Free pizza will be provided courtesy of SMAC and free drinks will be available thanks to Coca-Cola of Hattiesburg. Fans will be able to take part in an Eagle Walk along with The Pride of Mississippi, Southern Miss cheerleaders and Seymour, as the team makes their way off the practice field.
Fans of all ages are invited and encouraged to attend this event and wish the Golden Eagles well for the beginning of the 2014 football season.
The kickoff for Saturday's game is 6:30 p.m., at Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville, Miss., and will be televised on the SEC Network. The game can also be heard on one of the affiliates of the Southern Miss IMG Sports Network.