@UTTylerbaseball to host ETBU during Homecoming Weekend

Sunday, February 25, 2018

TYLER – Alumni returning, fireworks, parades, crawfish broil, bar-b-que, crowning a king and queen, a country music concert, a carnival, tailgating, the presentation of the Issac Tijerina Award and the UT Tyler baseball team hosting East Texas Baptist are all on tap for this weekend at Irwin Field.

The Patriots and Tigers will open the series at 6 p.m. on Friday which will be followed by an impressive fireworks show before a Saturday which is full of activities before a 1 p.m. doubleheader which will include a tailgate starting at 10:30 a.m. which will have fun for all ages including crawfish boil, live music, face painting, balloon artists and booths from each college to mingle with teachers, alumni and students. Jason Boland & The Stragglers will play a free concert starting at 11:30 a.m. before a golf cart parade at 12:30 p.m., the UT Tyler Homecoming Court Presentation at 12:45 p.m.

The second annual Issac Tijerina Award will be presented at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday. All UT Tyler baseball alumni should RSVP to head coach Brent Porche at bporche@uttyler.edu