T-Bird men start season with early home tournament

By: Lisa S. Icenogle
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The Casper College Thunderbird Men’s Basketball team will start its season this weekend, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 5 and 6, with the GW Mechanical Tip-Off Classic at the “Swede” Erickson Thunderbird Gymnasium.

In addition to the Thunderbirds, the tournament will feature the Snow College Badgers, the Otero College Rattlers, and the Northwest Kansas Technical College Mavericks.

The first game will begin at 5 p.m. Friday when the Rattlers take on the Badgers. The T-Birds will be up against the Mavericks beginning at 7.

On Saturday, the Mavericks will play the Rattlers at 2 p.m., followed by the T-Birds against the Badgers at 4.

Single-game tickets are available at the door for $5 per person. For more information or to purchase season passes, call 307-268-3000 or email tbirds@caspercollege.edu

Media contact: Lisa S. Icenogle

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