Homecoming events Friday, Saturday at JCJamestown College will welcome alumni and friends back to the campus for Homecoming 2012 Friday and Saturday. The popular Street Fair runs from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. The Jimmies will take on Dickinson State at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Homecoming football game.
Jamestown College will welcome alumni and friends back to the campus for Homecoming 2012 Friday and Saturday. The popular Street Fair runs from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. The Jimmies will take on Dickinson State at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Homecoming football game.
Friday, Oct. 12
The Jimmie Booster Club luncheon begins at noon in the Nafus Center L2. Cost is $6 at the door. Coaches will provide updates on their seasons, and Jimmie fans will have the opportunity to meet student athletes.
A team of alumni will take on the 2012-13 Jimmie baseball team in the Alumni Baseball Game at 3:30 p.m. at Jack Brown Stadium.
The Jimmie cross country teams will host the Jimmie Invitational at 4 p.m. at Hillcrest Golf Course.
The Jimmie women’s wrestling team will showcase their talent in the Black & Orange Dual at 5 p.m. in the Hansen Center.
The Jimmie women’s basketball team will host an alumni game at 5:30 p.m. at Jamestown Middle School, and the Jimmie men’s basketball team will open their season against Brandon University at 7 p.m. at the Jamestown Civic Center.
The Jamestown College Department of Music will present a Homecoming Concert at 7:30 p.m. The Wind Ensemble will begin the concert in DeNault Auditorium, and the choirs will follow in Voorhees Chapel. A pre-concert reception will take place at 6:45 p.m. in the Reiland Fine Arts Center Lobby.
Saturday, Oct. 13
Saturday begins with the Homecoming 5K Run/Walk at 7:30 a.m. starting from the Larson Sports Center (YMCA). The cost to participate is $15 ($20 day of race) with proceeds going to the men’s and women’s cross country and track teams. To register, contact Jim Clark at 252-3467 ext. 5506 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Current Jimmie Janes will serve breakfast for Jimmie Jane alumni at 8:30 a.m. in the Nafus Center.
The Hall of Fame Breakfast begins at 9 a.m. in the Nafus Center L2. Jamestown College Athletic Hall of Fame inductees John Backhaus, Erin (Boziel) Josing, Shawna Doty-Myers and the 1993-94 men’s basketball team, plus Rollie Greeno Award recipients Phil Martin and Joel Zenker will be recognized. Cost is $8 at the door.
The Street Fair will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Allen Field Commons. Enjoy food, games, arts and crafts while strolling outdoors. Admission is free; costs at each booth may vary.
The Jamestown College Bookstore will be open from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The homecoming football game begins at 1 p.m. A free chili feed will follow at the Civic Center, where the Jimmie men’s basketball team will play another game against Brandon University at 5 p.m.
The Jimmie men’s and women’s wrestling teams will host their alumni duals at 7 p.m. in the Hansen Center.
For more information on Homecoming 2012, visit www.jc.edu and alumni.jc.edu.