UAPB plans pep rally for football team heading to championship

A pep rally will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, as a send-off for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Golden Lions football team, who will face the Jackson State University Tigers in the Western Division Southwestern Athletic Conference championships in Alabama on Saturday.

The event will be held in the H.O. Clemmons arena of the Kenneth L. Johnson, Sr. HPER complex. The event is free and open to the public.

The event will feature giveaways, performances by the marching band and cheerleaders and remarks by the football team and athletics staff. Details: 575-8503.