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THE “REAL” FALL CLASSIC: COMING THIS SATURDAY AND FOR AT LEAST 3 MORE YEARS

By David Boyce

MARYVILLE, Mo. — Three more years!

The Fall Classic at Arrowhead will continue through the 2013 season.

Announcement of this wonderful news came Monday afternoon at a press conference at The New Arrowhead Stadium to promote the upcoming ninth Fall Classic at Arrowhead . Kickoff is 2 p.m. Saturday.

Both schools and the Chiefs agreed in principle to extend the series at Arrowhead, ending any worries that Saturday’s game would be the last at the NFL Stadium.

“It’s something we think will benefit the entire region and the schools,” said Mark Donovan, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for the Chiefs.

A year ago the news of a 1-year extension didn’t come until game day. There are no such worries this time because of the diligent work of Northwest, Pittsburg State and the Chiefs. Continue reading

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