PHOTOS | Muleriders and Griffons meet Texarkana

Southern Arkansas University junior defensive back Trevon Stacker fist bumps the Razorback mascot as the team walks down the tunnel Friday, Dec. 1, 2023, at Arkansas Middle School in Texarkana, Ark. SAU and the Missouri Western Griffons will tussle for the 10th Live United Bowl title Saturday, Dec. 2 at Arkansas High School's Razorback Stadium. Kickoff is at noon.(Staff photo by Stevon Gamble)
Southern Arkansas University junior defensive back Trevon Stacker fist bumps the Razorback mascot as the team walks down the tunnel Friday, Dec. 1, 2023, at Arkansas Middle School in Texarkana, Ark. SAU and the Missouri Western Griffons will tussle for the 10th Live United Bowl title Saturday, Dec. 2 at Arkansas High School's Razorback Stadium. Kickoff is at noon.(Staff photo by Stevon Gamble)

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  photo  Southern Arkansas University junior defensive back Trevon Stacker fist bumps the Razorback mascot as the team walks down the tunnel Friday, Dec. 1, 2023, at Arkansas Middle School in Texarkana, Ark. SAU and the Missouri Western Griffons will tussle for the 10th Live United Bowl title Saturday, Dec. 2 at Arkansas High School's Razorback Stadium. Kickoff is at noon.(Staff photo by Stevon Gamble)
 
 
  photo  Missouri Western University football players James Noel (81), from left, Spencer Sprenger (43), Evan Clark (62), Ty Harvey (10) and Jake Berrey (5) watch as Eddie Webb prepares to go after the ball during a game of volleyball Friday, Dec. 1, 2023, at Opportunities Inc. in Texarkana, Texas. The Griffon football team is in town to square off against the Southern Arkansas University Muleriders in the 10th Live United Bowl on Saturday, Dec. 2 at Arkansas High School's Razorback Stadium. (Staff photo by Stevon Gamble)
 
 
  photo  Southern Arkansas University junior defensive back Teris Consonery (30) watches as eighth-graders Cedric Sharp Jr., left, and Quinton Thurston, right, battle for the ball against the Muleriders' freshman defensive back Bryson Boulden (31) during a 3-on-3, half-court game Friday, Dec. 1, 2023, at Arkansas Middle School. (Staff photo by Stevon Gamble)
 
 
  photo  Missouri Western University football player Spencer Sprenger autographs a T-shirt during the team's visit to Opportunities Inc. on Friday, Dec. 1, 2023, in Texarkana, Texas. Sprenger, a freshman kicker from Kansas City, Kansas, said his aunt has special needs so visiting with the adult clients at Opportunities has personal meaning. "We live busy schedules. Coming out here gives us freedom to relax. It gives the clients an opportunity to interact with others." (Staff photo by Stevon Gamble)
 
 
  photo  Donnell King-Sanders, left, squares up against Southern Arkansas University freshman defensive lineman Jaylon Hall-Wright as Muleriders assistant head football coach Will Reed prepares to give the signal for a blocking challenge Friday, Dec. 1, 2023, at Arkansas Middle School in Texarkana, Ark. The Muleriders are in town to face the Missouri Western for the 10th Live United Bowl on Saturday, Dec. 2 at Razorback Stadium. The SAU squad visited the middle school for a short pep rally, coach and player remarks on the importance of education, and 3-on-3 basketball games. (Staff photo by Stevon Gamble)
 
 
  photo  Missouri Western University football players arrive at Opportunities Inc. on Friday, Dec. 1, 2023, in Texarkana, Texas. The Griffons and the Southern Arkansas University Muleriders are in town for the 10th Live United Bowl, which is Saturday, Dec. 2, 2023, at Arkansas High School's Razorback Stadium. On Friday, the two teams fanned out across the city to participate in various community events. Corie Woodman, chief development officer at Opportunities, said having the Griffons visit is a highlight for the center. "This is one of their (clients') favorite days of the year," she said. (Staff photo by Stevon Gamble)
 
 
  photo  Southern Arkansas University senior linebacker Jacob Berry speaks to students about the importance of education during a Mulerider visit to Arkansas Middle School on Friday, Dec. 1, 2023, in Texarkana, Ark. SAU and the Missouri Western Griffons will tussle for the 10th Live United Bowl title Saturday, Dec. 2 at Arkansas High School's Razorback Stadium. Kickoff is at noon. (Staff photo by Stevon Gamble)
 
 

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