August 31, 2007
MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University Athletic Department is sponsoring the Fall Sports Kick Off on Saturday, Sept. 8 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. in front of the Superior Dome. The event is sponsored in part by Econo Foods, Northern Star Broadcasting and The Mining Journal.
Entertainment and fun will be available for all ages. Included will be pony rides, a dunk tank, carnival games, obstacle course and inflatable games. Also the NMU Marching Band along with NMU student-athletes and coaches will be at the event.
Refreshments will be served which will include Jilbert’s root beer floats, hot dogs, hamburgers and brats.
The event will serve as a warm-up for the NMU-Hillsdale football game in the Superior Dome at 4 p.m.
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Sports Information Director