Cristil to be Honored November 1 and 2

Starkville, Miss. - A weekend in tribute to radio play-by-play broadcaster Jack Cristil for his 50th year describing Bulldog football action will be held in conjunction with Mississippi State's home game with Kentucky, Nov. 2. MSU director of athletics Larry Templeton announced Tuesday.

A banquet honoring Cristil will be staged in the university's Union Ballroom, Friday, Nov. 1, at 7 p.m. Orders for a facility-maximum 400 tickets will go on sale at $50 apiece through the MSU athletic ticket office in the Bryan Athletic Administration Building on Wednesday. Ticket office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and tickets may be ordered by telephone (662) 325-2600 or 1-888-GO-DAWGS.

Cristil will also be recognized during halftime festivities of the MSU-Kentucky football game, Saturday, Nov. 2.

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