100 To Go 

For many sports fans, there are two times of the year: football season and waiting for football season to start.

On Friday, August 11th, it won't be football season yet. But, by God, it's about as close as is possible for University of Memphis fans until their September 3rd date against Ole Miss in Oxford. On August 11th, the Highland Hundred, the official football booster group for the Tigers, will be having their annual Kickoff banquet at the U of M Holiday Inn.

Tiger head coach Tommy West will be there to present his views on the 2006 season, and he will be joined by his assistant-coach staff. At Kickoff banquets in years past, West has introduced his class of incoming freshman to the Highland Hundred. This year's freshmen include offensive lineman Will Truitt from Briarcrest, tight end Charlie Bryant of Collierville's First Assembly Christian School, and prized-recruit, quarterback Matt Malouf from Oxford.

Social hour will begin at 6 p.m., and dinner will be served at 7 p.m., and the school's pep band and cheerleaders will be on hand to pump up the Highland Hundred. The event is open to the public, so join the die-hard Tiger fans and help support Coach West's campaign to lead his crew of hoped-for Rebel razers to victory.

Highland Hundred Kickoff Banquet at the U of M Holiday Inn, 6 p.m., Friday, August 11th, $15. For more information,

go to www.highlandhundred.com.

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