Catch the Eagle spirit during Reinhardt's Homecoming Day on February 16, 2008. The Alumni Association at Reinhardt College invites alumni to return to their alma mater to join in the Homecoming festivities.
"Homecoming has traditionally been one of our most popular events," explained Bill Popp, Reinhardt's athletic director and head baseball coach. "I expect that with the addition of our alumni gatherings this year, it will be better than ever!"
The day will get started with the Alumni Basketball Game at 11 a.m. in the James & Sis Brown Athletic Center. Former Eagles and Lady Eagles basketball players will hit the court in head-to-head competitions. From the sidelines, former Reinhardt cheerleaders will get the crowd going and cheer for their teams.
Following the Alumni basketball games, the College's Athletic Department and Alumni Association will host a Reunion of Alumni Athletes at 1 p.m. in the James & Sis Brown Athletic Center. The gathering is open to alumni who participated in any intercollegiate sport, including cheerleading and dance team, at Reinhardt.
The Reinhardt Eagles baseball team will take the field at noon at the Jim & Syble Boring Sports Complex in a double-header against the Voorhees College Tigers. The Lady Eagles softball team will take on the Lady Bulldogs of Union College in a double-header beginning at 1 p.m. Admission is free for all baseball and softball games.
"Alumni are invited to come out and support the Lady Eagles softball team as they get their season underway," said DeeJay Jackson, Reinhardt's director of alumni relations.
The Reinhardt women and men's basketball teams will then show off their skills against the Running Hornets of Southern Polytechnic State University. The Lady Eagles basketball team will play at 2 p.m. in the James & Sis Brown Athletic Center, followed by the Eagles basketball team at 4 p.m. The Reinhardt Homecoming Court will be presented between games. Basketball admission is $5 for adults, $3 for students (13-18), and children under 12 and Reinhardt College students, faculty and staff are free.
Homecoming Day events for Alumni will wrap-up with the Reunions for the Classes of '83, '88, '93, '98, and '03 in the W. Frank & Evelyn J. Gordy Center from 6- 7:30 p.m. The cost is $8 per person which includes dinner.
"Connect and reminisce with your former Reinhardt classmates, and learn about what your friends have been up to since their college days," said Jackson.
For more information about alumni events on Homecoming Day, contact Jackson at 770-720-5509 or visit www.reinhardt.edu/alumni.
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