Feb. 23, 2007
ATHENS, Ohio - The Ohio football team will play its annual Green & White game on Saturday, April 21. Kick-off at Peden Stadium is scheduled for 2 p.m.
For the second straight year, Ohio Athletics has partnered with the Ohio University Sports Administration & Facility Management Program to present the Bobcat Blitz, a series of events surrounding the spring football game.
The day begins at 10 a.m. with the Gridiron Gallop 5k Run/Walk that begins at Peden Stadium and ends at Pepsi Tail-Great Park. At 11 a.m. Pepsi Tail-Great Park will host a 64-team cornhole tournament. The winning team will receive a year's supply of Hungry Howie's Pizza and a set of cornhole boards. At 11:30 a.m. kids will have the opportunity to participate in the Rufus Run, a race with the Bobcat mascot.
Festivities going on all afternoon at Pepsi Tail-Great Park include a silent sports merchandise auction, an appearance by the Marching 110, food and activities for the kids.
For more information on the Bobcat Blitz events, visit www.bobcatblitz.com.
The format for the Green & White game has yet to be determined. The Bobcats, coming off a MAC East Division championship and their first bowl appearance since 1968, begin spring practice on Monday, March 26.