McMurry Sponsors Billy Cole III Memorial Flag Football Tournament

  Gary Ellison
  Thursday, April 9, 2015 12:47 PM
  Archives 2014 - 2015

Abilene, TX

The Billy Cole III Memorial Flag Football Tournament will be held April 10 at McMurry University’s Wilford Moore Stadium. Registration and t-shirt pickup is at 3 p.m. and the first game starts at 4 p.m.

The single-elimination 7-on-7 tournament is hosted by the McMurry Student Foundation to raise money for The Billy Cole III Memorial Endowed Scholarship.

Student-athlete Billy Cole III died in an automobile accident last summer while returning to the McMurry campus for the opening of football practice.Cole III, from Sachse, Texas, was a junior running back for the War Hawks and was set to begin his third season as a part of McMurry’s offensive backfield corps.

Registration is limited to 12 teams and will cost $50 per team with a maximum of 10 players. All you can eat hotdogs and hamburgers can be purchased for $1.

For more information or to register, contact Jackie Jackson at 325.793.4983 or come to Radford Auditorium Room 103 on the McMurry campus.

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