Opening Day at SCHEELS Field is back! The second year on the new turf provided by SCHEELS kicks off with another night game of Dragons football. Get fired up for the Dragons home opener against theWayne State College Wildcats tonight at 6 p.m. under the lights of Nemzek!

The night will include the intimate and exciting atmosphere only the bright lights of a night game can provide. Visit the Pepsi’s Mountain Dew Kickstart Truck which will be giving out free samples of their products. Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union will be giving out free mini balls at the door. And register to win prizes like $500 cash from Valley Imports, a new TV from Midco, and more!

This is the first game of the season for Dragons football, who is coming off of their first winning season (6-5) since 2006 and the first for head coach Steve Laqua. Come start help start their season right by coming to Opening Day at SCHEELS Field on Thursday, Sept. 1 with kickoff at 6 p.m. Also, watch the game on WDAY’Z XTRA starting at 5:45 p.m. Tune in at 5:30 p.m. and get a special Fall Sports Preview episode of DragonsLIVE that sets the stage for all our Autumn activities and describes all the fun promotions, theme nights and prizes to win this year.