The Melissa Cardinal varsity football team won the 4A Region II Division II Area Championship last Friday with a 56-34 triumph over the Rusk Eagles.
The Cardinals play the Gilmer Buckeyes this Friday, Dec. 1 in a playoff game at Mesquite Memorial Stadium, located at 2500 Memorial Blvd, Mesquite, TX 75149.
Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m. and Melissa is the home team.
Tickets can be purchased at the gate on Friday. Adult tickets cost $7 and student tickets cost $5. THSCA, District 5-4A, and senior citizen passes are accepted.
If you can’t attend the game, or if you want to listen on your smart phone while at the game, log on to the Melissa Cardinals Network website. You can also download the Mixlr app and subscribe to MCNRADIO.
Join Kenny Deel and Duke Sparks for the pregame show at 7:00 p.m. and the kickoff at 7:30 p.m. During the game, you can email the announcers at firstname.lastname@example.org or join the conversation on Twitter using #MelissaRadio.