Muskegon-area Week 5 football picks: Two-hour delay really worth it for several at Hackley
Lovers line up outside Hackley Stadium to purchase tickets for this week’s Muskegon vs. Zeeland West football game in Muskegon, Mich wednesday. (Scott DeCamp)
MUSKEGON вЂ“ Muskegon Big Reds football fans are hungry. That much had been overwhelmingly evident outside Hackley Stadium Wednesday afternoon.
A excess of 350 seats for Friday nightвЂ™s big okay Green Conference matchup between Muskegon (3-1) and Zeeland western (4-0) went on the market towards the public. Whenever Muskegon assistant athletic manager Terri Clock turned up at Hackley around 1:30 p.m., a relative line of approximately 20 individuals had been waiting outside of the arena.
Mind you, the admission booth had not been starting until 3:30 p.m. As minutes passed away prior to 3:30, the line proceeded to cultivate over the front side of this stadium while you seemed south along Sanford Street.
When the admission screen did open, the allotment didn’t final long. Clock stated it took about 50 minutes to circulate the seats. She estimated that 25 everyone was turned away.
ItвЂ™s been rough this year on those Big Reds fans not able to see their group in individual offered spectator limitations enforced amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The other day, the Michigan senior school Athletic Association loosened restrictions and expanded the maximum wide range of fans in stadiums to 1,000.