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Bates to dedicate major renovations to Garcelon Field on Saturday

Following Saturday's thrilling win over Tufts, the Bates football team will host their first game on the newly renovated Garcelon Field this Saturday against Williams.

LEWISTON, Maine -- Bates will dedicate comprehensive renovations to historic Garcelon Field this Saturday, Oct. 9, as part of the football team's home opener vs. Williams College. The event, a centerpiece of Parents & Family Weekend activities at Bates, will include a brief ceremony prior to the 1 p.m. kickoff and a halftime program recognizing supporters of the $2.6 million donor-funded project. It will all be viewable by live video streaming at First Team Broadcasting's Bates website.

Read the complete news release about Saturday's festivities in Bates Views.