Football Spring Game Can Be Heard Live Online This Saturday

Football Spring Game Can Be Heard Live Online This Saturday


Big Rapids, Mich. - Fans not able to attend Saturday's (April 13) Crimson and Gold Spring Football Game at Ferris State University's Top Taggart Field can listen to a live online broadcast of the contest at

The Bulldog Sports Network will carry the live play-by-play action via an internet-only audio broadcast for the annual spring contest.  Pregame coverage will start at approximately 11:30 a.m. (ET) leading up to the 12 p.m. (EDT) kickoff.

The Ferris State football broadcast team of Rob Bentley (play-by-play) and Sandy Gholston (color commentary) will call the action from the Wheeler Pavilion Press Box at Top Taggart Field.  Scoring updates from the game will also be provided via FSU Athletics' official Twitter and Facebook pages.  A live chat function is also offered on the Bulldogs' multimedia portal.

The Crimson & Gold Spring Game will continue FSU's first official spring practice drills under head coach Tony Annese.  The Bulldogs opened the spring workouts on March 22 and the slate includes a total of 15 workouts per NCAA regulations.

Saturday's contest will provide fans with an opportunity to watch the Bulldogs for the first time since last fall in a game-like situation under Coach Annese and his staff. 

This year's Crimson & Gold Spring game will follow the annual "Big Event", which is an important citywide cleanup initiative that involves student organizations.  Nearly 2,000 students are expected to participate in the effort and help clean up approximately 300 residences in the community.

Members of the Bulldog Football team will also participate in the "Big Event" cleanup effort prior to the annual spring game on Saturday. 

The Big Event impacts hundreds of community members in the city of Big Rapids and its surrounding area. As the largest student-run community service effort in the nation, The Big Event is a one-of-a-kind volunteer effort that unifies the campus with the surrounding community in a showing of gratitude through philanthropy.


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