UNCG Campus Weekly

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Spartans out to the ball game this Friday

Photo of fireworks at the Greensboro Baseball stadiumThis Friday, August 24, is UNC Greensboro Fan Appreciation Night with the Greensboro Grasshoppers, with a lot in store for Spartans.

You’ll see UNCG coaches throwing out the first pitch, the Bands of Sparta pep band, plenty of Spartan giveaways, the UNCG Spartones singing the National Anthem and Chancellor Gilliam with “Take Me Out To the Ballgame” at the 7th inning stretch. Fireworks are scheduled immediately after the game.

Discounted tickets can be purchased by UNCG students, faculty and staff for $8. The discount is only honored via ticket orders on the website https://groupmatics.events/event/UNCGNight. The website will close at 5 p.m. on Aug. 24.

For more information about the Greensboro Grasshoppers and First National Bank Field, visit the website.

Food at First National Bank Field is now in-house and led by Bryan School alumnus Drew Gill ’96. Read more about his career path and his plans for the Grasshoppers’ stadium food here.