Kent State bowl parties scheduled around the country

The Kent State football team is playing in it's first bowl game since 1972. The KSU alumni association is holding gathering all over the country for the Bowl in Mobile, Alabama.
Kickoff is at 8 pm on January 6, 2013. The game will mark the last for head coach Darrell Hazell, who will be moving over to Purdue after the game. The Flashes have not won a bowl game in school history.
Here is a list of KSU parties.

Southern CA: 5:30 p.m. PST Buffalo Wild Wings - 1000 South Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena CA 91105 Phone (626)993-6400, Christopher Ocepek, '93 (626)304-1565 or Peggy Korecko, '92

Denver, CO: 6:30 p.m. Old Chicago, 1280 Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80246, 303-753-0824. RSVP to Susan Troyan, '78 at or 303 -332-5142.

Charlotte, NC: 8:30 p.m. Jocks and Jills Sports Grill, 4109 South Stream Boulevard - Charlotte, NC 28217. Doris Jo Boris, ‘66 – 704-541-5787

Raleigh, NC: 8 p.m., Backyard Bistro - 1235 Hurricane Alley Way, Raleigh, NC 27607 - For additional information and to RSVP, contact Matt Katlen, ‘96 at

Canton, OH: 8:15 p.m., Jerzee's All American Bar & Grille, 2531 Fulton Rd. NW, Canton, OH 44718. Phone: 330-456-9977 RSVP to: Willie Shoemaker, ‘75 at

Columbus, OH: 6 p.m., Park Street Tavern - 501 Park Street, Columbus, OH 43215 - For additional information, contact Tony Chapman at

Kent, OH: 8:30 p.m. Area Golden Flashes fans can watch the game at Water Street Tavern in Kent, the official watch party location for Kent State Athlet ics.

Lakewood, O H: 8 p.m., Around the Corner - 18616 Detroit Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44107. Wear your KSU apparel to receive food and drink specia l ($25 for 10 wings and open bar).

Mayfield Heights, OH: – 8 p.m. The Boneyard, 5900 Mayfield Road, Cleveland, OH 44124. Wear your KSU apparel or show your alumni association membership card for a 20% discount on food and non-alcoholic beverages.

Middlefield, OH: 8:30 p.m. El Patron Restaurant, 15585 W. High Street, Middlefield, OH. For more information contact John Granny at or 440-834-3740.

Warrensville Heights, OH: – 8 p.m. Buffalo Wild Wings, 26200 Harvard Road, Warrensville Heights, Ohio 44122, 216.896.9464. Kenneth Atchinson, '89, 216-798-7117,

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