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Newspaper Notes HDNet Deal to Televise Next 3 Monon Bell Games

June 17, 2007

Monon Bell 2006-3.jpgJune 17, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - "For the next three years, the Wabash-DePauw football game will be televised on HDNet, officials from both schools announced," reports today's Journal and Courier of Lafayette, Indiana. "The first Monon Bell Classic under the new contract will take place Nov. 10 in Greencastle," adds Ken Thompson.

The story quotes Mark Cuban, president and co-founder of HDNet, as saying, "The Monon Bell is truly special, and I'm thrilled that we're able to continue our partnership with DePauw and Wabash."Monon Bell Blackstock.jpg

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Read the complete text at the newspaper's Web site.  Access the original announcement here.

Heading into the 2007 contest -- the 114th in the all-time series -- Wabash holds a slim 53-51-9 advantage.

Access DePauw's Monon Bell Web page here. A complete roster of "Monon Memories" -- video highlights of past classics -- can be found here. DVDs of 2001-2006 Bell Battles are still available. Learn more, and order online, here.

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