The No. 13 Kilgore College Rangers will face the No. 3 East Mississippi Community College Lions in the ninth Mississippi Bowl set for 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, at newly renovated A.L. May Memorial Stadium in Perkinston, Miss.
The Rangers were runners-up in the Southwest Junior College Football Conference playoffs. The Lions are the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges champions.
East Mississippi (10-1) has won all three of its appearances in the Mississippi Bowl: 2009, 2013 and 2014. The last two times it has won the national championship, beating No. 1 Georgia Military 52-32 and No. 2 Iowa Western 34-17.
Kilgore (6-4) will be making its first appearance in the Mississippi Bowl.
Tickets can be purchased through the game’s website, MississippiBowl.com. Tickets are $10 for adult and $7 for students.
LISTEN TO THE GAME LIVE:
Fans can listen to Manny Almanza's play-by-play broadcast on 1240 AM and 105.3 FM in Kilgore, 101.9 FM in Longview and 107.9 FM in Henderson.
It will also be streamed on the internet at kdokradio.com and on the TuneIn Radio App.