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November 17, 2011

Contact: Greg Dart
Snow College
435-283-7154 (office)
435-340-0514 (cell)


EPHRAIM – The eighth annual Top of the Mountains Bowl will pit No.16 Snow College against No. 17 Eastern Arizona Community College in Rio Tinto Stadium Dec. 3.
The game is being played for the fourth time at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy. Kick-off is set for noon Dec. 3.
Snow College and Eastern Arizona are extremely familiar with each other, as members of the Western States Football League. This year Eastern Arizona beat the Badgers 14-41 during the regular season.

The Badgers finished their 2011 regular season campaign 8-3. Under the direction of head coach Tyler Hughes, the Badgers took down many ranked opponents and were ranked as high as No. 4 in the NationalJunior College Athletic Association.
The team has made its mark nationally with a stiff defense and balanced offense. Many players will have options to play at the next level.

Eastern Arizona
Eastern has also made its way to an 8-3 record and a national ranking, taking down ranked foes along the way. The Gila Monsters finished tied for third in the WSFL and had five victories by at least 35 points. Head coach John O’Mera leads the Gila Monsters.
Not only has Eastern been able to put points on theboard, but kept three opponents scoreless and kept four other teams under 17 points.

Top of the Mountains Bowl Classic
The Top of the Mountains Bowl provides a first class bowl experience for two junior college football teams with preference given to Snow College located in Ephraim, Utah. As long as the Badgers finish above .500 they will host the game. Proceeds from the game will go to the Snow College Foundation for general scholarships.
Tickets are available at or by calling 1-888-477-5849.
Tickets are $15 for reserved premium seating and $10 for general admission. University, college and high school students may purchase tickets for $5 with a student ID. Tickets will also be available on game day approximately one-and-a-half hours before kickoff.