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An Autumn Salute


Fans can enjoy IU athletics across the state from the Red Hawks at IU Northwest, the Mastodons at IFPW, and the Titans at IU South Bend to the Jaguars at IUPUI, the Red Wolves at IU East, the Hoosiers at IU Bloomington, and the Grenadiers at IU Southeast.

A photo collage: Hoosier Hysteria, Homecoming Bonfire, IU Olympian David Neville, IU football, IU fans


Thursday, September 3
IU Football v. Eastern Kentucky, IU Bloomington
Opening of North End Zone Facility, IU Bloomington
Saturday, September 12
IU Football v. Western Michigan, IU Bloomington
Freshman Family Weekend, IU Bloomington
IU East Women’s Volleyball v. St. Louis College of Pharmacy, IU East
Saturday, October 3
IU Football v. Ohio State, IU Bloomington
Football 101 – American Football Clinic for International Students, IU Bloomington
Tuesday, October 13
Spirit Day, IU Bloomington
Homecoming Cornhole Tournament and Bonfire, IU Bloomington
Yell Like Hell Spirit Competition, IU Bloomington
Friday, October 16
Homecoming Parade, IU Bloomington
Homecoming Pep Rally, IU Bloomington
Shoot the Rock Competition, IU Bloomington
Hoosier Hysteria/Hoosier Hills Food Bank Food Drive, IU Bloomington
Hoosier Hysteria, IU Bloomington
Friday & Saturday, October 16 & 17
Homecoming Weekend, IU Bloomington
Saturday, October 17
IU Football v. Illinois (Homecoming), IU Bloomington
Homecoming Tailgate Party, IU Bloomington
Homecoming Game-Day Pep Rally, IU Bloomington
Friday, November 6
Third Annual Joe B. and Denny Classic Basketball Tournament, IU Southeast
Saturday, November 7
IU Football v. Wisconsin (Parent’s Weekend), IU Bloomington
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This is the greatest tradition of any sport, in any place, anywhere in America. The Hoosier nation and the Hoosier tradition are unmatched.”
— IU Men’s Basketball Coach Tom Crean, at Hoosier Hysteria

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8 a.m. :: Jill Behrman Run for the End Zone, Memorial Stadium, IU Bloomington

Sunday, October 14
12 p.m. :: Women’s Soccer vs. Centenary, Kuntz Stadium, IUPUI
2 p.m. :: Women’s Soccer vs. Iowa, Armstrong Stadium, IU Bloomington

Wednesday, October 17
8 p.m. :: Women’s Volleyball vs. Purdue, University Gym, IU Bloomington

Thursday, October 18
7:30 p.m. :: Yell Like Hell Homecoming Rally, Indiana Memorial Union, IU Bloomington

Friday, October 19
6:30 p.m. :: Homecoming Pep Rally, Sample Gates, IU Bloomington
5:30 p.m. :: 49th Annual Homecoming Parade, East Third Street and Indiana Avenue, IU Bloomington

Saturday, October 20
10 a.m. :: Homecoming Lunch, Mellencamp Pavilion, IU Bloomington
12 p.m. :: Homecoming Football Game vs. Penn State, Memorial Stadium, IU Bloomington
1 p.m. :: Field Hockey vs. Michigan State, Mellencamp Pavilion, IU Bloomington

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Thousands of alumni and students participated in IU Bloomington’s Homecoming, October 17-25, 2008.

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  1. This year’s IU Bloomington Homecoming game will feature Big Red playing Illinois October 17 at Memorial Stadium.
  2. Come stake out a spot in The Jungle for the biggest volleyball match of the season at IUPUI. The Lady Jaguars will battle South Dakota State on October 23 at 7 p.m. and North Dakota State on October 24 at 7 p.m.
  3. IU Southeast hosts the third Annual Joe B. and Denny Classic, a two-day basketball tournament, beginning November 6. The event honors Joe B. Hall, legendary coach of the University of Kentucky, and Denny Crum, former head coach at the University of Louisville.
  4. Bloomington students, make sure to wear your IU apparel for Spirit Day, October 13, because prizes will be awarded to students spotted in Cream and Crimson around town!
  5. Admission for Hoosier Hysteria (the first men’s and women’s basketball practice of the season) is two nonperishable food items or $2 cash, with food going to the Hoosier Hills Food Bank.