Mar. 13—Kilgore College and all the Southwest Junior College Football Conference will start a season of eight games each this month, a season delayed from last fall during the height of the COVID-19 global pandemic.
The Rangers, led by coach Willie Gooden, will begin on Saturday, March 27 at home against Blinn.
Tickets for reserved home-side seats here at R.E. St. John Memorial Stadium, for KC home games, went on sale to the public earlier this week. Fans can purchase a ticket package, which includes one seat for each home game this year, for a total of $40. So, for a married couple to each have a seat at all the Rangers' home games this year, that couple would need to purchase two packages, a combined cost of $80.
The reserved sections are the two middle sections (B and C) of the home side of the stadium.
To buy the tickets, visit the KC athletic department offices (located at the entrance to the right of the Rangerette Museum on campus on Broadway Boulevard, at the Turner Physical Education Building.
Tickets have been on sale a little more than a week. They'll be back on next Thursday, March 18, from 5:30 p.m. until 7, and from March 22-26 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.
KC has four games as part of the package: the season opener, as mentioned, on Saturday, March 27, against Blinn, a 3 p.m. kickoff; Saturday, April 10, against New Mexico Military Institute, a 7 p.m. kickoff; a Thursday night game, on April 29, against Southern University-Shreveport, at 7 p.m.; and Saturday, May 8, a 3 p.m. kickoff against Cisco.
It's important to note that no reserved tickets will be sold after March 26, and tickets at the gate of each home game will be the general admission, which are $7 each.
The News Herald plans a special section previewing the Rangers' season, and that will be a part of the print edition on Wednesday, March 24.
The Rangers, who will be led by coach Gooden in his second full season as head coach, haven't taken the field since fall, 2019, but KC has won back-to-back regular season conference championships (2018 and 2019).