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Herd fans invited to tailgate at Krepps Park before Marshall-WVU Game

Sept. 24, 2008

The Marshall University Alumni Association and the Big Green Scholarship Foundation are sponsoring a joint pre-game tailgate party in Morgantown prior to the Friends of Coal Bowl Saturday, Sept. 27.

The tailgate party begins at 12:30 p.m. at Krepps Park, which is located near the WVU Coliseum, less than a mile from Puskar Stadium. Kickoff for the football game between Marshall University and West Virginia University is at 3:30 p.m. Admission to the tailgate party is $20 per person, which covers meal, soft drinks and beer, music and giveaways. Parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis for $5 per car.

Music will be provided by the Angie Fletcher Band and 93.7 The DAWG will be broadcasting live from the tailgate. The first 500 people attending the event will receive free T-shirts, courtesy of The DAWG and ISP Sports.

For more information or to RSVP, call the Marshall University alumni office at (304) 696-2901.

Directions to Krepps Park: Off Interstate 79, take Exit 155. Bear right at the end of the exit ramp. Travel to the Coliseum at the top of the hill and get in the left lane. At the traffic light, turn left onto Patteson Drive and look for Marshall banners on the left to take you into Krepps Park.