13th Annual Down East Viking Football Classic Press Conference

July 23, 2010

Rocky Mount, NC - The Steering and Executive Committees of the Down East Viking Football Classic will hold a press conference at 10 a.m. on July 29 in the Council Chamber of City Hall, 331 S. Franklin Street in Rocky Mount, N.C., to discuss the 13th Annual Down East Viking Football Classic.

ECSU and the City of Rocky Mount host the event each year to bring football fans one of the region's favorite collegiate matches. The Elizabeth City State University Vikings will take on the Broncos of Fayetteville State University.

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For an update on the 2010 game strategy, meet ECSU Head Football Coach Waverly Tillar and Fayetteville State University Head Football Coach Kenny Phillips at the Council Chamber of City Hall in Rocky Mount. Also on hand from ECSU: Mr. Thurlis Little, athletics director, ECSU Chancellor Willie J. Gilchrist. Guests from Fayetteville State University, City of Rocky Mount Mayor David Combs and Mrs. Julia Congleton-Bryant, chairwoman of the Down East Viking Football Classic Committee will also greet the media at this press conference.

For details of the event see: http://www.ecsu.edu/events/devfc/game.cfm

For more information, contact April Emory, sports information director at ECSU, 252-335-3278, aemory@mail.ecsu.edu

Kesha Williams, director of Media Relations at ECSU, 252-335-3686, kdwilliams@mail.ecsu.edu;

Megan Hanks, public affairs manager for the City of Rocky Mount, 252-972-1333 megan.hanks@rockymountnc.gov.



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