Basketball Teams Host Military Appreciation Day Nov. 16 | Thomas Nelson Community College

Basketball Teams Host Military Appreciation Day Nov. 16

November 8, 2019
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The Gators will return home after a series of road games this week to host Military Appreciation Day on Saturday, Nov. 16, this season’s first home basketball game. The men and Lady Gators will face off against Stillwater Christian Academy.

Admission is free for all military, and there will be a tribute to veterans and service members at halftime. The games are at 2:30 p.m. (women) and 4:30 p.m. (men). 

Home games take place at Bethel High School, 1067 Big Bethel Rd. in Hampton. Admission is $2 Thomas Nelson students with ID; $5 faculty and staff with ID, $8 general admission; $3 children ages 7-13; and free for children under 6. 

This season promises to be fun and action packed with performances by Heritage High School band at each home game, a high school day (free admission with student ID), a community day (discounted admission with donation of unwrapped toy or canned goods) and a day honoring Thomas Nelson alumni.

Don’t miss a game this season. Check out the schedule: 

Nov. 12: at Hartford Community College
Nov. 14: at Northern Virginia Community College
Nov. 16: vs. Stillwater Christian Academy
Nov. 17: vs. Bryant & Stratton JV
Nov. 22: at College of Southern Maryland
Nov. 24: vs. Chowan JV
Dec. 8: at Apprentice School
Dec. 14: vs. Johnson Faith Athletics College
Dec. 15: vs. Fredericks Community College
Dec. 21: vs. Central International College
Jan. 4: vs, Dabney Lancaster Community College
Jan. 11: at Johnson Faith Athletics College
Jan. 18-19: MLK Tournament vs. Apprentice School
Jan. 22: at Howard Community College
Jan. 25: vs. Southside Community College
Jan. 26: at Bryant & Stratton JV
Feb. 1: at Dabney Lancaster Community College
Feb. 8: vs. Northern Virginia Community College
Feb. 9: vs. Hartford Community College
Feb. 15: at Southside Community College
Feb. 16: vs. College of Southern Maryland
Feb. 23: vs. Carolina Christian College
Feb. 29: at Stillwater Christian Academy

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