Many have been waiting for this event all year long.
“I love the parade because -kind of the same thing- the community, you walk through downtown, you see all these little kids and there’s just kind of a good feeling to give them some candy.” said Alexis Entberson, MSU Student.
None of the children were complaining about the free goodies.
“I like the candy from the parade.”
“We get to get candy.”
“Candy. The homecoming parade and the floats.”
Students, alumni, and fans gathered to show their school pride.
“This is the biggest tailgate game of the year and it’s just fun. It’s just a circus down here. There’s families, there’s a ton of food, and we just love it.” said Tom Ross, Founder of Beaver Nation.
Local businesses kept the fans fueled up and ready to cheer on their team.
“You see all these people, like, serving free food and just talking to you and offering you all this free food and stuff. And as a college student that’s something I really look forward to.” said Sheridan King, MSU Student.
“I love the football game personally, but just seeing all the kids dressed up in their Minot State attire and free food and just a great time that homecoming brings.” said Andrew Torgerson, Former MSU Football Player.
Both the team and the fans were hoping to get the first win of the season.
“We’ve got a beautiful campus, we’ve got a great football facility, we’ve got a great football team this year.” said Tom Ross, Founder of Beaver Nation.
“With Coach Aldrich at the helm now, it’s great time, really exciting. The boys are playing great and just excited for the football game.” said Andrew Torgerson, Former MSU Football Player.
Fans just had one thing to add: