109th playing of Army-Navy game set for Saturday
December 1, 2008
WEST POINT, N.Y. - The public is invited to join in the festivities as the Black Knights prepare to challenge the Navy Midshipmen during the 109th Army-Navy game on Saturday, Dec. 6, at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pa.
Several spirit activities are planned for the week preceding the game:
Wednesday, Dec. 3
Women's Goat-Engineer Flag Football Game, 5 p.m., Michie Stadium
Men's Goat-Engineer Flag Football Game, 6:30 p.m., Michie Stadium
Thursday, Dec. 4
Bonfire/Pep Rally, 7:15 p.m., Daly Field
*Spirit Rally for the football team with lighting of a traditional bonfire - remarks by the Commandant of Cadets, Brig. Gen. Michael S. Linnington.
*Departure of marathon team with game ball - remarks by team captains
*Official send-off of the football team.
The public is invited to attend any or all of the scheduled events. Guests may enter West Point through Thayer or Stony Lonesome gates and are reminded that valid photo identification is required upon entrance to the academy.