Minden Press-Herald

Oct 01st

Indy Bowl tickets on sale at Chamber

Tickets are on sale locally for the 2012 AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl.

"We have partnered with the Minden-South Webster Chamber of Commerce to be our ticket outlet in the Minden market," said John Cordaro, ticket manager for the bowl. "If you purchase a ticket at the chamber office in Minden we will donate up to $10 per ticket."

Residents interested in purchasing tickets should contact the chamber at 377-4240.

The Independence Bowl will feature the Ohio University Bobcats and the University of Louisiana at Monroe Warhawks in the 37th installment of the Independence Bowl, set for Friday, Dec. 28, at 1 p.m.

Both teams had impressive seasons, as the Bobcats and Warhawks gained national attention for their play.

The Warhawks, coached by Todd Berry, finished the season 8-4 and are going to their first bowl game since becoming a member of the FBS in 1994. They jumped onto the national scene after upsetting No. 8 Arkansas in Little Rock, 34-31, to open the season.






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