take a kid to the game
The Bluffton midget football team visited Salzman Stadium on Saturday as part of NCAA
Football's Take a Kid to the Game Day promotion.
NCAA's Take a Kid to the Game program successful Saturday as Beavers top Thiel 23-20September 15, 2001
Local youth had an opportunity to experience NCAA Football and the college game-day atmosphere when Bluffton College hosted NCAA Football's annual "Take A Kid to the Game" program.
Midget football teams from Bluffton and Ottawa were on hand to see a thriller in Salzman Stadium as the Beavers kicked a field goal with no time left on the clock to take a 23-20 victory over Thiel College.
The Take a Kid to the Game program saw a record number of schools (181) participate last year in this campaign, which is focused on attracting more of the nation's youth to college games.