Big Game

See also:

Big Game timeline

Pappy's Boys

Big Game Memories

Big Game: Highlights

Faculty luncheon - Faculty members from Cal and Stanford and all living Nobel Prize winners from each university will be honored Nov. 14 at a luncheon at Planet Hollywood in San Francisco. A 11 a.m. reception will be followed by the luncheon and a guest speaker.

The Big Auction - Cal and Stanford broadcasters Joe Starkey and Bob Murphy will emcee a fund-raising dinner/auction to be held at the Cow Palace in Daly City on Nov. 21.

Axe Games - The finals of the Nike Axe Games competition between Cal and Stanford students will take place on Angell Field on the morning of the Big Game. Nike is also sponsoring a Kids' Day Axe Games Competition on Nov. 21.

San Jose Big Game Luncheon - Set for Nov. 21 at the Fairmont Hotel in San Jose, this event annually draws more than 800 executives and business people from Silicon Valley and is emceed by Bob Murphy.

Seat Yourself - All 85,000 fans entering Stanford Stadium on Nov. 22 for the 100th Big Game will receive a seat cushion courtesy of Cisco Systems.

Tailgate Party - Johnsonville Foods is sponsoring a Big Game Tailgate Party on Nov. 22 for students and their families on Angell Field. A small donation to the Montgomery Securities Camp for Kids Program will entitle each guest to a sausage, chips and soda.

Camp for kids - A foundation to help fund 100 summer camp scholarships for Bay Area youth has been established. At half-time of the Big Game, a check to kick off the Camps for Kids Program for the summer of 1998 will be presented.

100th Big Game Video - Emmy-award winning producer Lee

Mendelson is developing a 30-minute documentary on the history of the Big Game. The film will relive the greatest Big Games of all time and will include many interviews with past participants.


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