College Football Returns to the South Shore

College Football Returns to the South Shore

The Truman State University Bulldogs and Tiffin University Dragons have been selected to participate in the third annual NCAA Division II America’s Crossroads Bowl (ACB) on Saturday, Dec. 3, in Hobart, Indiana, representing the Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) and Great Midwest Athletic Conference (G-MAC), respectively. 

Tiffin University (6-4, 6-2) makes their first appearance in the bowl game, while Truman State (8-2, 5-1) returns to the bowl game for the third time to defend their title as ACB champions. The Bulldogs and Dragons already met once this season with Truman sneaking out an overtime win, 18-17, on Sept. 24 at home in Kirksville, Missouri.

America’s Crossroads Bowl is one of four NCAA Division II bowl games sponsored nationally in 2022 and is conducted in partnership with the South Shore Convention & Visitors Authority and City of Hobart.

“The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority (SSCVA) is thrilled to be hosting this special college football game again with the City of Hobart,” said SSCVA President/CEO, David Uran. “We invite all football fans, friends and families to come out and enjoy college football Saturday in the South Shore and show these athletes some great Hoosier cheer and hospitality!”

The festivities will begin with a pre-game tailgate party at Granger’s at the Clock Tower in downtown Hobart serving up all-you-can-eat biscuits and gravy for $9 and a full service bar from 9am-Noon. All ages are welcome and reservations are recommended. Gates open to the public at Brickyard Stadium at 11:45 AM and kickoff is at 1 PM CT local time.

Tickets are available for $12 for adults, $7 for students and seniors, and $5 for veterans, active military, and first responders. Children 4 and under are free. Tickets can be purchased and additional information can be found online by visiting Tickets and ACB commemorative apparel will also be sold at the gate. For groups of 15 or more, please contact Heather Becerra at 219-301-7756 for a discounted group rate.