Blue/White Game Set for Saturday

April 21, 2009

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky football team will complete spring practice with the Blue/White Game, presented by Verizon Wireless, on Sat. April 25 at 1:30 p.m. at Commonwealth Stadium.

  • Admission and parking are free.
  • Stadium gates open at noon.
  • The game will be broadcast on the Big Blue Sports Network, including WLAP (630 on the AM dial) in Lexington.
  • Concession stands and the Nike Team Shops will be open on the stadium concourse.
  • Verizon Wireless will have an interactive area on the west concourse of the stadium, inside Gates 6 and 7.
  • There will be a special sale of surplus Wildcat apparel from various sports, see below.
  • Fans may renew their season tickets for 2009 at the game, see below.

Season Ticket Renewal Deadline is May 1; Tickets May be Renewed at Blue/White Game: The deadline for renewal of 2009 Kentucky football season tickets is Friday, May 1.  Tickets may be renewed on the Internet at UKathletics.com, in-person at the UK Athletics Ticket Office or by mail.

Fans also may bring their season-ticket renewals to the Blue/White Game.  UK ticket-office personnel will be available to accept renewals from 12:30 to 2 p.m. at the ticket booth outside Gate 4 of the stadium.

Surplus Apparel/Equipment Sale at Blue/White Game: There will be a sale of surplus athletic apparel (various sports, items and sizes) on Sat. April 25 from noon to 4 p.m. on the west concourse of Commonwealth Stadium. 

There is also a sale of used athletic equipment – various weight machines, weight-training items and football practice gear – on Sat. April 25.  This sale will be by sealed bids only from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Nutter Field House, which will be open on the Alumni Drive side of the building.  Football practice items will be sold in “lots” (quantities only).  The items may be viewed Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., with sealed bids due by 3 p.m.  Instructions on how to bid will be available at the site.

Weather Report Encouraging for Spring Game: The final two days of spring practice are expected to have the warmest weather to date, with forecasted highs of 83 degrees on Friday and 82 degrees on Saturday.

Brooks to Throw out First Pitch on Wednesday: Coach Rich Brooks will throw the ceremonial first pitch before the Evansville at Kentucky baseball game, which is scheduled for Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

Spring Practice Calendar: Practices are open to media and fans.  Practices are held at the Nutter Training Facility unless noted otherwise.  Practices might be moved indoors to the Nutter Field House in case of bad weather.

Date Event Time Location
Wed. April 22 Practice 9 to 11:15 a.m. (confirmed) Nutter Training Facility
Fri. April 24 Practice 9 to 11:05 a.m. (confirmed) Nutter Training Facility
Sat. April 25 Blue/White Spring Game 1:30 p.m. Commonwealth Stadium