Odessa, TX – The Odessa Jackalopes finish off the 2017-18 regular season campaign at home against the Shreveport Mudbugs on Friday and Saturday, April 6th and 7th. The Jacks have a bunch of promotions for this final weekend to help increase fan experience.
On Friday, the team will be giving away a team poster giveaway to the first 500 patrons through the front door. Stick around after the game to meet the team and get your favorite player’s autographs.
For the second straight year, Odessa will host an alumni game on Saturday at 3:00 pm. Returning for the second straight year are Pascal Bedard, Adam Doyle, Greg Gatto, Nick Lamia, Dan Lavergne, Donnie Margettie, and Brian Swiniarski. First time alumni game players include Taylor Gatto, Mike Gorman, and Mike Rutter. Former CHL players will join the alumni to help round out the squad include Jason Chafe, Mike Hiebert, and Shawn Skiehar, as well as Odessa-native Mike Gygax. Don McKee will be back behind the bench to coach the alumni.
The alumni will be taking on alumni of the Jr. Jacks program. The Jr. Jack roster includes Julian Aranda, Quincy Childress, Mason Desilets, Keegan Kelly, Jesus Mercado, Jason Moore, DJ Pyle, Cully Reed, Cory Reynolds, Micah Rodgers, Drew Rogers, Jon Rubio, John Rhyke, Travis Seider, Jared Shatley, Michael Swinney, Johnathan Voyles, and Jordan Voyles.
Stay after the alumni game for a meet and greet with a bunch of the alumni at the Blue Line Bar & Grill on the east side of the Coliseum. Don’t forget that the Jackalopes game will take place at 7:11 both nights as well. If you stick around after Saturday’s game, the team will be auctioning off their warm up jerseys in honor of Rick Coe, with the funds being donated to a Rick Coe Scholarship Fund.
Make sure to stop by the merchandise store as well for 25% off selected items. Free entry to the alumni game is included with purchase of a ticket to the Jackalopes game Saturday night.
On Sunday, April 8th, the Jacks will host a bowling tournament for the first time ever. The tournament will being at 1:30 pm at Astro Bowling (150 E. 45th St., Odessa, TX 79762). It only costs $100 for a three-person team, or if you can’t fill a squad, it’s $35 per person and we’ll supply the remainder.
Next Wednesday, April 11th, the team will be hosting a send off in the east lobby of the Coliseum for the fans. It’s a chance for you to come wish the Jacks the best of luck as they head to face the Lone Star Brahmas in the first round of the playoffs. We will also be honoring all the 20-year olds who helped us get to this point.
The 2017-2018 Odessa Jackalopes single game playoff tickets are on sale now! To reserve your seats, contact the Jackalopes’ ticket office today at 432-552-7825 or hop on to www.jackalopes.org for more information.
Also, be sure to follow the Jackalopes on Twitter and Facebook (@LetsGoJacks), Instagram (odessajackalopes), and add us on Snapchat (odessajacks) all year long.
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