Athletics to Host Sports Fest, Fundraiser for St. Jude's on Saturday, April 16
Thursday, April 14, 2011
SHREVEPORT-On Saturday, April 16, Centenary Athletics will host the 2011 Sports Fest , which will feature a Ladies softball game against IPFW, a Gents club lacrosse game against Baylor and a Gents baseball double-header against SDSU.  All proceeds made will benefit St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital. The event will begin at 11 am outside at the athletic complexes.

WHO: Centenary and Shreveport-Bossier community invited - FREE ADMISSION

WHAT: Sports Fest 2011 Fundraiser for St. Jude's; Cook Out

WHEN: Saturday, April 16 at 11 am

WHERE: Mayo Field, Centenary Softball Complex, Shehee Stadium

HOW TO HELP: Admission into games is FREE, however, Centenary encourages donations of $10 or more to help benefit St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital.

The idea to raise money was brought about by Centenary men's basketball player, Baba Diallo, who has always aspired to make a difference.

Food will be available for $10 (bratwursts, hamburgers, chicken). Centenary students EAT FREE with their Student ID card.

A t-shirt will be given with donations of at least $10. Raffle tickets can be purchased for $5 for a chance at a $100 gift card to Best Buy and a $100 gift card to Dick's Sporting Goods.  

For more information, contact Intramural/Athletic Events Coordinator, Justin Cash at or 318-869-7251.