Attention prospective NSU students: Several hundred high school juniors, seniors and parents are expected to attend the Fall N Side View Day Saturday, Nov. 4. It is sponsored by the Office of University Recruiting. There is no cost to attend Fall N-Side View, but advance reservations should be made by visiting nsula.edu/recruiting/preview-days/. For further questions, call (800) 327-1903.
Registration begins at 9:00 am in Magale Recital Hall in the New Wing of the A.A. Fredericks Creative and Performing Arts Center. The program will begin at 10:0 am in the A.A. Fredericks Auditorium. The day’s events will include a guest speaker, a student panel, a panel for parents covering scholarships, financial aid and housing options, tours of the campus and housing and the city of Natchitoches. Prospective students and parents can learn about Northwestern State’s academic programs and campus student organizations. Lunch will be available in Vic’s Café from 1 p.m. to 3:30 pm for a small fee.
Prospective students can get free tickets to the NSU – Abilene Christian football game that kicks off at 6:00 pm in Turpin Stadium. Reduced price tickets will be available for $5 for parents and guests. There will also be tailgating near Turpin Stadium.
The Fire Department Auxiliary pancake breakfast that was scheduled for last Saturday was cancelled. No word yet on when it might be rescheduled.
The Donkey Basketball game is coming soon. Advance ticket purchase will save you $3. Get those tickets at the Parent Center on Alonzo Street. The price is $7.00, or you will pay $10.00 at the door.
Friday night the Red River Bulldogs travel to Lakewood to play a district game against the Gators. They are 0 and 6 overall and 0 and 1 in district. Red River is 4 and 2 overall and 1 and 0 in district. It is Lakeview’s Homecoming. The game starts at 7:00 pm however you may wish to go early, as the stadium will be packed. Lakeview-Red River games are always well attended.
If you cannot go, Journal Sports will provide play-by-play coverage beginning at about 6:50 pm. Listen to the live stream at www.RedRiverParishJournal.com, on Facebook.com/RedRiverParishJournal, or listen on Coushatta’s local radio station KRRP 950.