Missouri Baptist University’s pre-game pep rally includes a local radio station, tailgating, food trucks and plenty of enthusiasm as the first home football game in the university’s history is scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday at the CBC field.



Come out and join MBU this Saturday before the first home football game as Spartan fans Rally in the Alley, fueling the fun as the football team plays William Penn University.

The event, in Spartan Alley by Lot E and the Student Recreation Complex, will be a “spirited atmosphere to get you ready for the game,” according to a press release from Brad Cygan, director of sports information.

Tailgating in Lot A begins at 9 a.m. Saturday and will last until the end of the game. Spaces are available for $10. For more information, call Cygan at 314-744-5372.

Vendors will be on campus from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Kickoff is at 1 p.m. so come hungry for the food trucks.

Food trucks will include Sia’s Italian Ice, Curbside Cookery, and Pyro Pizza STL, according to the press release.

“The Rally in the Alley is an excellent way to pep up MBU students, family and friends. This event will generate Spartan Spirit and get everyone excited for the game,” said Brianna Brokaw, a transfer junior from Saint Charles Community College.

St. Louis DJ Billy Greenwood will be broadcasting live for 93.7 the Bull from campus.

You’ll have the chance to win prizes and gift cards until 12:30 p.m.

Do not be the one missing out on the history being made.

“This is the perfect way to start our inaugural season,” said Lynn Tyler, a junior communication studies major who is on the cheerleading squad. “We are really hoping the fans come out and support our new football team.”

By Brittany Gammon

Brittany Gammon is a staff journalist, and anchor for MBU Timeline. Gammon is a senior double majoring in communication studies and journalism. Gammon works in Student Activities on the Welcome Weekend Planning Committee and part-time in Special Events. After graduation, Gammon looks forward to exploring opportunities and making a difference wherever she goes.