Southern hosts Fan Fest
BATON ROUGE - Southern University hosted Fan Fest Saturday marking the unofficial kick off for the fall sports season.
Hundreds of fans packed in to the F.G. Clark Activity Center on campus. Athletes signed copies of this year's fall sports poster.
Drinks and music were provided to attendees and there was a special beat-box performance.
"This is our way to get the fans energized for the fall season," said Christopher Jones with the Southern Athletics Department. "Not just football but also soccer, volleyball, cross country here at southern university."
The first sporting event FOR the season is a soccer game on August 21st. The first Southern football game is on September 5th when they play Louisiana Tech in Ruston.
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