Webb celebration will include baseball tailgate


NATCHITOCHES – The Northwestern State University Alumni Association invites Demon fans to a baseball tailgate that is being planned in conjunction with the renaming of the Wellness, Recreation and Activities Center for former NSU President Dr. Randall J. Webb.  The tailgate will take place at Brown-Stroud Field from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, March 20 prior to baseball game versus Louisiana Tech.


The cost to attend the tailgate is $15 per person and includes food and beverages, the Pack & Play with big screen TVs and lounge furniture and tailgate games. Those who attend the tailgate can get a game ticket for $5. General admission to the game is $10.


The tailgate and game conclude a day of celebration on what would have been Dr. Webb’s 75th birthday.  Earlier in the day, the WRAC dedication will include a reception at 2 p.m. and dedication program at 3 p.m. at the WRAC.  The dedication reception and program are free and open to the public.  All friends of the Webb family are invited to attend.


Several honors for the Webb family will be included in the game, including first pitch, unveiling of honorary seats, commemorative pennants for fans.  A list of Dr. Webb’s favorite songs will be played during the game.


To make reservations to attend the tailgate party, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nsu-vs-louisiana-tech-baseball-tailgate-game-tickets-44002104479 or call the NSU Alumni Center at (318) 357-4414.