Kyle Hightower

Soccer team banquet upcoming

The Western Kentucky University men’s soccer team will recognize its 2002 players at 6 p.m. on March 7th at Mariah’s Restaurant in downtown Bowling Green. The banquet, which includes dinner and an awards ceremony, is open to parents, family members, teachers, alumni, fans and friends of the soccer program.

For more information regarding tickets, the banquet or sponsorship, contact head coach David Holmes at (270) 745-6068. The deadline to purchase tickets, which cost $20 per person, is tomorrow.

The Hilltoppers will follow up the banquet with their first games of the spring on March 8th at the WKU Soccer Complex. Western will face the Indianapolis Dynamo club team at 11 a.m. and Mid-Continent College at 5 p.m.

Baseball adds game to series

The Western Kentucky University baseball team has added a game to this weekend’s series with Wright State at Nick Denes Field.

The Hilltoppers will face the Raiders in the series opener at 2 p.m. tomorrow and then play a doubleheader on Saturday at noon. The two teams will conclude their series on Sunday with a game at 1 p.m.

Western has not played since downing UCF 4-3 in 10 innings Feb. 16 to win that series 2-1. Wright State was swept in three games last weekend at Western Carolina.

–Kyle Hightower