Augustana Hosts Emporia State in Kirkeby-Over Stadium Grand Opening
For the first time in 51 years, the Augustana football team (1-0) will play a home game on campus when the Vikings entertain the Emporia State Hornets (1-0) in the grand opening of Kirkeby-Over Stadium. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m.
TICKETS: Advance tickets for Saturday’s game may be purchased online at www.augietickets.com. General admission tickets cost $10 for adults and $5 for students. Tickets purchased online may be picked up at Will Call. Online sales will stop at noon on Friday. The stadium ticket booths will open at 11 a.m. on Saturday with gates opening at noon.
TELEVISION: Saturday’s game will be televised locally by Midcontinent Communications. In Sioux Falls, the game can be seen on cable channel 23 (MC23). Midcontinent Communications reaches the entire states of South Dakota and North Dakota.
RADIO: All Viking football games can be heard on KIKN Radio (FM-100.5). The game can also be heard on the internet at: www.kikn.com. Veteran broadcaster Jeff Fylling will call all of the action, while John Schultz, a former All-NCC quarterback with the Vikings, provides color commentary. The broadcast begins with a pre-game show 30 minutes prior to kickoff.
WEBCAST INFORMATION: All 11 of Augustana’s football games this season will be webcast on the internet as part of the NSIC’s television agreement with Penn Atlantic TV. Fans wanting to follow the action can tune into www.northernsun.tv. The service is free, but fans will need to set up an account with Penn Atlantic.
LIVE STATS: Lives stats for Saturday’s game can be found on the Augustana athletic web site at: http://www.augie.edu/athletics/football/xlive.com.
AUGUSTANA SPORTSCENE: Augustana Sportscene is in its sixth season on UTV cable channel 10 in Sioux Falls. The 30-minute weekly television show airs Saturdays at noon and select Sundays at 10:30 p.m. Augustana Sportscene, hosted by Viking director of athletics Bill Gross, is available in 152 communities in eastern South Dakota, northwest Iowa and southwest Minnesota.
COACHES SHOW: Fans can follow Viking football by listening to the Augustana Coaches Show on ESPN Radio 99.1 FM. Jeff Fylling, Viking head coach Brad Salem and other Augustana coaches will sit down each Monday at 5 p.m. to discuss all of the happenings within Augustana Athletics. Fans can also catch the show live at Champps, located in the Western Mall in Sioux Falls.