Many events planned for Army-Navy Game this weekend

| December 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

ArmyNavy_2014One of America’s most popular football games returns to Baltimore with free activities for residents and visitors taking place Friday, Dec. 12 and Saturday, Dec. 13, culminating with the 115th Army-Navy Game presented by USAA, which kicks off at 3 p.m. Saturday from M&T Bank Stadium.  The Army-Navy Baltimore Celebration is presented by the State of Maryland, the City of Baltimore and the Baltimore Ravens.

For more information on the city’s Army-Navy Celebration and specific times and locations for the all of these events, visit www.baltimoreravens.com/armynavy and download the Fan Guide.

Eye On Annapolis will be live on the field and in the press box. Be sure to follow us on Twitter and also tune in for the live blog!

Event Schedule

Army-Navy Ships, Vehicles and Displays – Visitors can journey inside the armed forces with vehicles, hands-on exhibits, ship visits, a climbing wall, interactive games and more at areas throughout the Inner Harbor, Friday, Dec. 12 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.; and Saturday, Dec. 13 from 10 a.m. – 6.p.m.

Patriot Games – A two-day competition between teams of Cadets and Midshipmen, points are earned through five events, including a tug-of-war and pull-up challenge. The games start on Friday, Dec. 12 at 9 a.m. at Ft. McHenry with a Leadership Reaction Course Competition. There are three more events on Friday at the Inner Harbor (10:30 a.m. Zodiac Carry Race going from Rash Field to the Inner Harbor, 11:30 a.m. Tug-of War Inner Harbor Pier 3 and 12:30 p.m. Pull-Up Challenge Inner Harbor Amphitheater), and the final event, Stadium Obstacle Relay, is at M&T Bank Stadium on Saturday at 1:15 p.m. (game ticket required). The Patriot Games trophy will be presented to the winning team on the field during the Army-Navy game.

Army-Navy Pep Rally – Everyone can join in the excitement of the 115th Army-Navy Game by enjoying the excitement and competition of the Army-Navy Pep Rally hosted by WBAL’s Keith Mills at the Inner Harbor Amphitheater, Friday, Dec. 12 at noon. Guests can cheer on both teams as the spirit bands and cheerleading squads from Army and Navy come together to perform athletic and musical routines. Representatives from both service academies will be on hand to get into the spirit of the game. The Pep Rally is hosted by WBAL’s Keith Mills, with remarks by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake.

Army-Navy Media Row – USAA will bring in sports talk radio show hosts from stations around the country to talk about the greatest rivalry in sports. Friday broadcasts will take place on the 4th floor of the Baltimore Convention Center and are open to the public until 6p.m.  Additional broadcasts will take place on Thursday, Dec. 11 at Pratt Street Ale House and Saturday at M&T Bank Stadium (SiriusXM, WFAN & KNBR San Francisco on air beginning at 9a.m).

Thursday, Dec. 11, Pratt Street Ale House

Time

Station

Show

Hosts

City

1500-1700 hrs  

ESPN-1250

The Hardline

Ari Temkin & Antonio Daniels

San Antonio, Texas

1700-2000 hrs

ESPN-1250

The Blitz

Jason Minnix & Dat Ngyuen

San Antonio, Texas

Friday, Dec. 12, Baltimore Convention Center (4th floor)
OPEN TO PUBLIC UNTIL 6:00 p.m.

Time

Station

Show

Hosts

City

0700-1000 hrs  

SiriusXM

The First Team

Jack Arute

National

0900-1200 hrs

Mighty 1090

Dan Sileo Show

Dan Sileo

San Diego, Calif.

1000-1200 hrs

Yahoo! Sports

The Mighty Gwinn

Dylan Gwinn

National

1000-1300 hrs

WFAN

Joe & Evan

Joe Beningo & Evan Roberts

New York

1100-1500 hrs

SportsRadio 610

MaD Radio

Seth Payne & Mike Melster

Houston

1100-1600 hrs

105.3 The Fan

The G-Bag Nation

Gavin Dawson, Mike Bacsik, Chris Arnold, Jeff Cavanaugh

Dallas

1300-1500 hrs

950 KJR AM

Jerry Brewer Show

Jerry Brewer & Matt Mikolas

Seattle

1400-1700 hrs

104.3 The Fan

Clough Talk

Sherman Clough, Kevin Sherrets & Drew Goodman

Denver

1500-1700 hrs

ESPN-1250

The Hardline

Ari Temkin & Antonio Daniels*

San Antonio, Texas

1600-1800 hrs

SiriusXM

College Sports Today

Mark Packer

National

1600-1900 hrs

104.5 The Zone

3-Hour Lunch

Blaine Bishop, Brent Dougherty & Mickey Ryan

Nashville

1600-1900 hrs

ESPN980

The Drive

Chris Cooley & Steve Czaben

Washington, DC

1600-1930 hrs

100.3 KFAN

Live Chat

Justin Gaard & Eric Nordquist

Minneapolis

1630-1700

Comcast Sports

Football Central

TV

Greater Baltimore area

1700-2000 hrs

ESPN-1250

The Blitz

Jason Minnix & Dat Ngyuen

San Antonio, Texas

ESPN’s College GameDay – For the first time, ESPN’s College GameDay will appear in Baltimore, broadcasting from the Inner Harbor the morning of the Dec. 13 game at M&T Bank Stadium. ESPN’s signature college football show will air from 9-11 a.m., with host Chris Fowler and analysts Kirk Herbstreit, Lee Corso and Desmond Howard. Historically, College GameDay is live from that day’s marquee college football matchup. 

March Over – Watch thousands of Army Cadets and Navy Midshipmen march in a time-honored procession from Camden Yards down RavensWalk* to the M&T Bank Stadium field. Navy will step off from Camden Yards at noon, and Army with step off at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 13.

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