Prince to take Tour of Kansas

MANHATTAN, Kan. – New Kansas State head football coach Ron Prince will make a three-day, eight stop whirlwind tour of the state of Kansas next week to meet with K-State fans from Scott City to Kansas City, K-State Athletics Department officials announced Monday.

Prince, who was named the Wildcats' 33rd head coach on Dec. 5, will open his barnstorming tour of the Sunflower State on Sunday, Dec. 18, with a stop in his hometown of Junction City for a meet-and-greet at the Junction City Convention Center from 4:00-5:30 p.m.

On Monday, Dec. 19, Prince will fly to Great Bend for the first of three stops on the western leg of the tour. Prince will visit with K-State fans at Highland Manor in Great Bend from 7:50-8:30 a.m. before heading to Scott City for a 9:35-10:15 session with Wildcat supporters at the Circle C Farms building next to the airport.

An 11:10-11:50 a.m. stop in Dodge City at the Dodge City Country Club will follow before Prince wraps up his western swing through the state by visiting with K-State fans from 1:05-1:55 p.m. at the Fox and Hound in Wichita.

Tuesday's itinerary has Prince opening his day with an 8:25-9:15 a.m. session with Wildcat supporters in Kansas City at the 810 Zone in Leawood. He will then head to Independence to greet K-Staters at the Masonic Lodge from 10:30-11:10 a.m. before closing out the whirlwind tour in the capitol city of Topeka at the Forbes Field Air Terminal from 12:10-1:05 p.m.

The tour is being coordinated through the Catbacker Clubs of Kansas. For more information on Coach Prince's whirlwind tour, please contact Assistant Athletics Director Lon Floyd at 785-532-7707.

Coach Prince Tour of Kansas

Day Date City Location Time
Sunday Dec. 18 Junction City Junction City Convention Center 4:00-5:30 p.m.

Monday Dec. 19 Great Bend Highland Manor 7:50-8:30 a.m.
Monday Dec. 19 Scott City Circle C Farms Building 9:35-10:15 a.m.
Monday Dec. 19 Dodge City Dodge City Country Club 11:10-11:50 a.m.
Monday Dec. 19 Wichita Fox and Hound 1:05-1:55 p.m.

Tuesday Dec. 20 Kansas City 810 Zone 8:25-9:15 a.m.
Tuesday Dec. 20 Independence Masonic Lodge, 701 N. Park Ave. 10:30-11:10 a.m.
Tuesday Dec. 20 Topeka Forbes Field Air Terminal 12:10-1:05 p.m.

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