CARROLLTON, Ga. - The final games before the holiday break will take place this weekend, as the West Georgia Wolves will be "Home for the Holidays," hosting Mississippi College and Delta State in a pair of doubleheaders on Saturday and Monday.
Saturday's Gulf South Conference doubleheader against Mississippi College will begin at 2 p.m. with the women's game, and the men's game will begin at approximately 4 p.m. Monday's game times have been changed from the originally announced times to accomodate families, as the women's game against Delta State will begin at 4 p.m. and the men to follow at approximately 6 p.m.
This weekend's games will be the first ticketed basketball games of the 2017-18 season, with general admission tickets on sale both online with the UWG Athletics Ticket Portal and for walk-up sales on the day of the game. Fans will be able to purchase tickets in advance (Until 2 hrs prior to tip) for $8 online, and walk-up ticket prices will be $12. All children ages 10 and under will receive complimentary admission for this weekend's games.
Junior Wolves Saturday
West Georgia will offer a Junior Wolves cookie decorating experience between games on Saturday. Fans may come to the women's game, then between games the National Champion UWG Cheerleaders will help any Junior Wolves member in attendance with decorating a gingerbread man cookie on the concourse level. In addition, the timeout activities during the game will have a holiday appeal with the return of Holiday Name that Tune at halftime. Dine West will be getting in on the holiday spirit, offering hot chocolate as an addition to the regular concessions menu throughout the weekend.
Tacky Holiday Sweater Monday
What "Home for the Holidays" themed weekend would be complete without a Tacky Holiday Sweater contest? Fans are encouraged to wear their favorite tacky sweater, and a photo booth will be provided to take pictures and upload to social media. Fans may use the hashtag #WolvesHoliday to enter the contest, and the best holiday sweater from each game will be selected to win $50 from Academy Sports and Outdoors to help with holiday shopping. To win the gift card, the fan must be in attendance at the game. Dine West will be continue their holiday spirit on Monday, offering hot chocolate as an addition to the regular concessions menu.