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ABC to Televise Saturday's Monon Bell Battle, AP Reports

November 10, 1977

Monon Bell Found Shot BW.jpgNovember 10, 1977, Greencastle, Ind. — "The 84th Monon Bell football battle between Wabash and DePauw will be televised regionally Saturday," reports the Associated Press today. "DePauw officials said Wednesday they were notified by ABC the game will be the second of two NCAA Division III matches picked for the regional telecasts."

The item, which is published in today's Kokomo Tribune, adds, "The Indiana telecast will be over WTHR (Channel 13) with the kickoff moved up to 12:50 p.m. (Kokomo time) and the telecast starting at 12:30. Wabash has an 8-1 record. abc logo.jpgDePauw, 1-8, leads the series, 39-37-7."

Learn more about the historic rivalry between DePauw University and Wabash College, which began in 1890, at the official Monon Bell Web page.