Landmark Skybox

Breeze-Courier | Taylorville, IL
The Weather Network
Advanced Search
search sponsored by


LOGIN | SUBSCRIBE




KMRM

home : news : state news free February 16, 2020

12/11/2019 11:14:00 AM
Illini beer sales greater than expected

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Football fans have been thirstier than expected, University of Illinois athletic officials said.

Memorial Stadium beer sales totaled roughly $488,000 during home games this season, The (Champaign) News-Gazette reported. When school officials announced plans earlier this year to sell beer, they predicted sales in the low six figures.

Sales were strongest during three Big Ten football games: Nebraska, Michigan and Wisconsin. The lowest tally came during a sparsely attended loss to Northwestern two days after Thanksgiving, officials said.

Campus police said the numbers of arrests and ejections have been consistent with previous years. Chief Craig Stone said there were few problems — similar to what he experienced in the same job at Ohio State University, when that school started selling beer at football games.

Officials said revenue will be shared between the university’s Division of Intercollegiate Athletics and Spectra, which provides concessions for athletic events.





Article Comment Submission Form
Please feel free to submit your comments.

If you are looking for the SPEAK OUT submission form, you can find it by clicking here: Speak Out Form


Article comments are not posted immediately to the Web site. Each submission must be approved by the Web site editor, who may edit content for appropriateness. There may be a delay of 24-48 hours for any submission while the web site editor reviews and approves it.

NOTE: All information on this form is required. Your telephone number and email address will not be displayed or shared.
Submit an Article Comment
First Name:
Required
Last Name:
Required
Telephone:
Required
Email:
Required
Comment:
Required
Passcode:
Required
Anti-SPAM Passcode Click here to see a new mix of characters.
This is an anti-SPAM device. It is not case sensitive.
   










Trinity Dodge Fixed
Dr Paul The Dentist
NewsWebPagesOpinionPeopleObituariesAg & BusinessSportsContact UsLife
Subscriptions | Username & Password Reminder | Change Password | Life

Breeze-Courier & Printing | 212 S Main St. Taylorville, IL 62568 | (217) 824-2233 |
website@breezecourier.com

© Copyright 2014 Breeze-Courier & Printing. All Rights Reserved.
Original content may not be reprinted or distributed without the written permission of Breeze-Courier & Printing.

Software © 1998-2020 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved