Concord saluting veterans at season opener - WVVA TV Bluefield Beckley WV News, Weather and Sports

Concord saluting veterans at season opener

Posted:

ATHENS, W.Va. - Concord University's football season opener against Lenoir-Rhyne on Saturday, Sept. 1 has been designated Military Appreciation Day. Kickoff is 7 p.m. at Callaghan Stadium in Athens.

All veterans and active duty military personnel will be admitted free for the match-up between the reigning WVIAC champion Mountain Lions and the Lenoir-Rhyne Bears.

Concord University's Office of Veterans Affairs is hosting a tailgate for veterans and military personnel beginning at 5 p.m. in the stadium parking lot. Pre-game and halftime salutes are also part of the appreciation event.

A leader in offering a veteran-friendly campus, Concord University has been ranked the nation's No. 1 four-year college for veterans by Military Times Edge magazine.

For more information contact Lisa Spencer, veterans coordinator, at lspencer@concord.edu or 304-384-5339.

  • SPORTSMore>>

  • Danville Ends Rays Season

    Danville Ends Rays Season

    Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVThe Danville Braves defeated the Princeton Rays 8-5 in Game two of the Appalachain League East Division Playoffs. The loss eliminates the Rays from the playoffs. This was Princeton's first trip to the playoffs since 1998.More >>
    Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVThe Danville Braves defeated the Princeton Rays 8-5 in Game two of the Appalachain League East Division Playoffs. The loss eliminates the Rays from the playoffs. This was Princeton's first trip to the playoffs since 1998.More >>
  • Choose this week's Play of the Week (Football Friday week #1)

    Choose this week's Play of the Week (Football Friday week #1)

     (WVVA) Choose the Play of the Week for Football Friday week #1.

    More >>

     (WVVA) Choose the Play of the Week for Football Friday week #1.

    More >>
  • Johnson Carries Marshall To Victory

    Johnson Carries Marshall To Victory

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WVVA.
All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Audrey Sluss at (304) 324-0659. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.