Seymour football team conducting banquet

The Seymour football team will conduct its annual Purple and White Weekend on Aug. 7 and 8.

On Friday, there will be a Purple and White banquet at Celebrations in Seymour.

The cost is $50 per person.

From 6 to 7 p.m. there will be a social hour, silent auction and cash raffle.

During the 7 to 8:45 p.m slot, there will be a buffet dinner with guest speaker Greg Prange. Varsity head coach Josh Shattuck also will present a 2015 season outlook.

At 8:45 p.m., silent auction and cash raffle winners will be announced.

Entertainment will be provided by local band Blind Ambition from 9 to 11 p.m.

Tickets can be purchased by contacting any football player, Tricia Mettert at 812-521-7511 or, or Kara Engleking at 812-569-0735 or

On Saturday, a Purple and White frenzy will be conducted at Bulleit Stadium.

Admission is free for those attending.

The event will start at 6 p.m. and feature:

  • Punt, pass and kick competition for kids young and young at heart
  • Dunk tank
  • 50/50 raffle
  • Owls merchandise for sale
  • Season game passes available to purchase
  • Performance by Seymour High School cheerleaders
  • Concession stand
  • Face painting
  • Bounce house and inflatable obstacle course

At 8 p.m., the Owls varsity and junior varsity teams will conduct team scrimmages.

Jordan Morey is sports editor at The (Seymour) Tribune. He can be reached at or 812-523-7069.