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The Albany State University Golden Rams will travel in a different direction for an SIAC matchup with the Clark Atlanta University Panthers. Instead of traveling north to Atlanta, the Golden Rams will head southeast to Valdosta, Ga. to face the Panthers in the South Georgia Heritage Classic on Saturday, Oct. 22. Kickoff is set for 3 p.m. at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium.

The South Georgia Heritage Classic will mark ASU’s fourth classic of the 2011 season.

“We are excited to add another classic game to our 2011 lineup,” said interim ASU Athletics Director Dr. Richard H. Williams. “We have great fans who will follow the Golden Rams and cheer them to victory wherever they play.”

Albany State kicks off the season in the Music City Classic against Savannah State University on Sept. 3 in Macon, Ga. The Rams will face Kentucky State University in the 28th Annual Circle City Classic in Indianapolis, Ind. on Oct. 1, and Fort Valley State University in the 22nd Annual Fountain City Classic in Columbus, Ga. on Nov. 5.

Season ticket packages for ASU home football games are $70. Good for ASU home games only, the season ticket package includes tickets for games against the Wingate University Blazers on Sept. 10, the Valdosta State University Blazers on Sept. 17, the Morehouse College Maroon Tigers on Oct. 15 and the homecoming game against the Benedict College Tigers on Oct. 29.

Individual home game tickets are $20 for adult general admission, and $25 for homecoming tickets. Kindergarten through 12th-grade students may purchase $7 tickets for regular games and $10 tickets for the homecoming game.

Tickets for the 28th annual Circle City Classic in Indianapolis, Ind. will go on sale Wednesday, July 6. The game will pit the Golden Rams against the Kentucky State University Thorobreds at Lucas Oil Stadium.

“We have a limited amount of tickets for the classic game,” Dr. Williams said. “We want our fans to follow the Golden Rams to Indiana and purchase tickets early for the game.”

Reserved seat tickets for the classic game are $15, $20, $40 and $50 for adults, and $10 for K-12 and ASU student tickets.

Fans may download and complete the attached ticket order forms for ASU season and individual game tickets and Circle City Classic Tickets. Mail the completed form(s) and payment to Sharon Smith, Albany State University Financial Operations Office, 504 College Drive, Albany, GA 31705. Active members of the ASU Alumni Association may purchase season tickets by contacting the ASU Office of Alumni Affairs Office at 430-4658.

For more information, call 430-4754.

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