Groundhog Day luncheon set at MTSU


The 39th annual Groundhog Day Luncheon is set for Tuesday, Feb. 4, at 11:30 a.m. in the Murphy Center.

Head coach Jim McGuire and the baseball team will host the event to kick off the 2014 inaugural Conference USA baseball campaign.

The luncheon will have its traditional menu of ham hocks, white beans, tomato salad, green onions, corn bread, chocolate cake and ice cream.

Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. A table of 10 can be reserved for $250.

Reservations can be made by calling the Blue Raider ticket office at 615-898-5261. The deadline to pre-order tickets is Friday, Jan. 31.

The Blue Raiders open the 2014 home slate against Tennessee Tech on Tuesday, Feb. 18, before hosting Dayton, Miami (Ohio) and Indiana State for the Mule Mix Classic.

Season and single-game tickets are also now on sale through the Blue Raider ticket office, located at Gate 1A of Floyd Stadium.