Southern Arkansas University will honor veterans and first responders during the home opener on Saturday at Wilkins Stadium.
During the expanded Mulerider Marching Band pre-game show, SAU will honor all area veterans and first responders. Entrance to the game is free to all veterans and first responders with valid ID or badge. Representatives from local agencies will assist with Saturday’s coin toss, performed by Lt. Kre McMahon, who joined SAU this fall to kick off the return of an officer training program on campus.
In collaboration with the Arkansas Army National Guard, SAU developed a military science minor which equips students for the Guard Officer Leadership Development (GOLD) program. Upon graduation, students in the program will be eligible to attend Officer Candidate School (OCS) to commission as second lieutenants. SAU has a long
history of supporting the armed forces and is excited to bring a program back to campus to benefit our first responders.
Mulegating at the SAU Alumni Center begins at 3 p.m. Saturday with food sponsored by BancorpSouth. The pre-game show begins at Wilkins Stadium at 5:45 p.m.
Southern Arkansas plays Oklahoma Baptist at 6 p.m.
Mulegating will precede all Muleriders home football games.
September 21 – Family Day. Mulegating from 3-5 p.m., sponsored by Bodcaw Bank. Harding game at 6 p.m.
October 5 – Mulegating from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., sponsored by Peoples Bank. Southwestern Oklahoma game at 2 p.m.
October 19 – Homecoming. Mulegating from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., sponsored by Farmers Bank & Trust. Southeastern Oklahoma game at 2 p.m.
November 16 – Battle of the Timberlands. Mulegating from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Arkansas-Monticello game at 2 p.m.
For more information about Mulegating or the day’s activities, contact the Alumni Office at 870-235-4079 or email email@example.com .
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