EMCC to host “Meet the Lions” event Wednesday on Scooba campus
SCOOBA – Fans will have their first opportunity to check out the 2021 edition of the East Mississippi Community College Lions football team during next Wednesday’s (Aug. 25) scheduled "Meet the Lions" event on the Scooba campus.
Festivities are set to begin at 8 p.m. at EMCC's Sullivan-Windham Field, and admission is free of charge.
Along with introductions of members of the Lions football team and coaching staff, EMCC’s Mighty Lion Band and cheerleading team are set to perform during the scheduled one-hour event.
After opting out of last year’s football season due to health concerns caused by the coronavirus pandemic, head coach Buddy Stephens’ EMCC Lions are slated to open the upcoming football season on Thursday, Sept. 2, in a home contest against the Warriors of East Central Community College. Kickoff time for EMCC’s season opener is slated for 7 p.m. at Sullivan-Windham Field on the Scooba campus.