WP-Home Stand Starts Saturday

THE GAMES: Wichita Falls Wildcats @ Amarillo Bulls

                     Odessa Jackalopes @ Amarillo Bulls


WHEN: Tomorrow, Saturday, Nov. 21 and Sunday, Nov. 22 at 7 pm.


WHERE: Budweiser Bull Pen in the Amarillo Civic Center


PROMOTIONS: Saturday is Men’s Health Night Presented By Panhandle Cancer Cure Foundation and the first 500 fans receive a free Bulls T-shirt. Sunday is Cumulus Media and High Plains Food Bank Night. Bring 5 non-perishable food items to the game and get $5 off your ticket. It’s also Buy One Get One Free on Hotdogs.


TICKETS: Purchase tickets at the Bulls Office at 301 South Polk or by calling 806-242-1122. Other ticket locations include the Civic Center Box Office and all Panhandle Ticket Outlets as well as United Supermarkets or online at www.panhandletickets.com.


BROADCAST SCHEDULE: Fans can tune into the action live on CBS Sports Radio 1440, online at www.amarillobulls.com and on PPV with Fast Hockey beginning with the Wayland Baptist University Warm Up Show at 6:40 pm on both nights. Play by play action with Denis J. Puska follows at 7 pm.


BROADCAST NOTE: Sunday host Denis J. Puska will call the action from the stands in section 123. Fans are encouraged to buy their tickets in that section and join him.


SCHEDULING NOTE: It’s the first time in several years that the Amarillo Bulls have hosted two different opponents on a weekend home stand with the Wichita Falls Wildcats and the Odessa Jackalopes both coming in.


SERIES NOTES: Three of the Bulls five wins have come against this weekend’s opponents. The Bull and Wildcats are meeting for just the third time and now won’t see one another again until New Years Eve. The two teams split their meetings with the Bulls winning 4-1 and then falling the next night 4-2. The Bulls and the Jackalopes are meeting for the fifth time this season. The Bulls have won the lone meeting in the Texas Panhandle, while Odessa has taken two of three at Ector County Coliseum.


A LOOK BACK: The Odessa Jackalopes are coming off a split at home against the Corpus Christi IceRays. The visitors took the second game in overtime allowing Odessa to take a total of three points. The Wichita Falls Wildcats split with the Topeka RoadRunners at Kay Yeager Coliseum. The Cats took game one and then lost the second one.

          The Cats and the Jackalopes met in Odessa on Tuesday night with Wichita Falls hanging on for a 3-2 win. The two teams are hooking up tonight (Friday) in Wichita Falls.


ACROSS THE SOUTH: The Corpus Christi Ice Rays are hosting the Lone Star Brahmas for three games at American Bank Center. The clubs met in a school day game on Thursday morning that the IceRays won in overtime. The Topeka RoadRunnres are home to face the Springfield Jr. Blues.