BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - The Mississippi Bowl will be played on Sunday, December 7, 2008, at 2:00pm at Biloxi Indian Stadium. The inaugural bowl pits the champion from Mississippi Junior College Athletic Association against the highest nationally ranked team not going to a bowl game. This year's bowl features MGCCC Bulldogs and Georgia Military College. WLOX will be show the game live on our website and on our 24/7 Weather Channel on CableOne Channel 61.
The bowl will pay out $10,000 for each team, compared to the $7,500 per-team payout from other bowl organizations. It will be one of only six bowl games involving Community/Junior College teams in 2008.
While the teams are on the coast, they will catch a Mississippi Seawolves game on Friday. On Saturday, teams will practice and participate in Boys and girls Club Field Day events. The the big game will take place at 2:00pm on Sunday.