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Arkansas State University Indians/Red Wolves

Posted by Strickland on March 21, 2007

ASU logo on the back of the pressbox (Note: ASU has now changed their mascot name to “Red Wolves” beginning in 2008.) I lived in Jonesboro, AR, for 3 years as I was a Student Minister at a church. Arkansas State University Indians make Jonesboro, AR, home. It is about 1 1/2 hours from Memphis, TN. ASU was dominent in Read the rest of this entry »

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More Memphis Tigers vs. Arkansas State Indians Pictures

Posted by Strickland on February 3, 2007

Here are some more pictures of the game I went to at the Liberty Bowl in Memphis, TN.  Enjoy!

Liberty Bowl–

Liberty Bowl from a distance Liberty Bowl from a distance Liberty Bowl looking underneath it Pressbox on the home side of the field Pressbox on the visitor side (this is where I sat to get us out of the sun)

The City of Memphis–

From the Liberty Bowl, the Mid-South Coliseum Memphis skyline from the Liberty Bowl  Read the rest of this entry »

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Memphis Tigers vs. Arkansas State Indians game

Posted by Strickland on February 2, 2007

Memphis Tigers–23 vs. Arkansas State Indians–26
Memphis, TN–Liberty Bowl
Date of Game:  October 14, 2006

Liberty Bowl entrance signAt the time, I lived in Jonesboro, AR, where Arkansas State University is located.  The distance from the two universities is about 1 1/2 hours.  Probably less.  Arkansas State is in the Sun Belt Conference while Memphis is in Conference USA.  This game is big, mostly for the Arkansas State fans.  Arkansas State fans like to play Memphis in Jonesboro because of the revenue it brings to Jonesboro.  Plus, the fans from Memphis, like any other big school, come and supports their team.  Arkansas State fans like to travel to Memphis because fans like to go to Memphis to eat at some great restaurants.  Also, some wives drop off the husband at the game while they go shopping.  And, the little school is playing the big school.  There can always be an upset when that happens.

So, my wife and kids went to the game with some friends of ours from Jonesboro.  It was the first college football game for Read the rest of this entry »

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