UPDATE – APRIL 24 2019:
In an effort to beat the rain, the game time on Thursday April 25th has been moved to 7:00 p.m. at Everett Field at Bryant Panthers Stadium.
The Inaugural Big Red Series scheduled for tomorrow at Everett Field at Panther Stadium is still on. Start time has been pushed back to 7:00p in an effort to allow the weather to clear. @PantherRBI @bryanthornetsb1 @BigRedStores pic.twitter.com/3cgeTP1SV7
— Salt Bowl (@SaltBowlAR) April 24, 2019
UPDATE – APRIL 8 2019:
Thunderstorms made for a rocky start for the 1st annual Big Red Baseball Series. Many of the events were cancelled or postponed.
The ribbon cutting for Everett Field was still held on Saturday, but all games except the Varsity teams were cancelled. The makeup date for Bryant v. Benton Varsity game is Thursday April 25th at 4:30 pm. The game will be played at Everett Field in Benton. Pre-sold tickets & wrist bands will be honored.
PREVIOUSLY – MARCH 12 2019:
A tailgate party, a school rivalry game, MLB players and even fireworks. All this is happening on
Saturday, April 6th.
The Big Red Stores will present a baseball game between the Benton Panthers and Bryant Hornets high school baseball teams. The game will be played at the brand-new Everett Field at Benton Stadium in Benton, Arkansas. Tickets and t-shirts will go on sale at Saline County Big Red Stores on Friday, March 15, 2019. Ticket and shirt combo will be $10. Tickets will be $8 at gate on the day of the game. Tickets will not be sold separately from t-shirts until all t-shirts are sold out.
A tailgate party at the main concourse area of the Benton Athletic Complex between the football stadium and baseball stadium will begin at 3 p.m. If you or your business are interested in having a free booth at this event, please email Jerry Beaty at email@example.com or call The Benton Chamber at 501-860-7002 for more information.
The game between the Panthers and Hornets Varsity teams will begin at 5 p.m. Leading up to the start of the game, there will be a dedication ceremony of Everett Field, featuring Dwight and Susie Everett. The first pitch will be thrown by Former Benton Panther and Cy Young Award Winner, Cliff Lee and former Bryant Hornet and 2016 World Series Champion, Travis Wood. The game will be followed by a firework show presented by the banks of Saline County.
Please visit the Facebook and Twitter pages for current information and updates about the Big Red Series.
For any questions regarding the Big Red Baseball Series, please contact the Benton or Bryant Chamber of Commerce’s at 501-860-7002 (Benton) or 501-847-4702 (Bryant)