St. Louis, MO (Sports Network) - Football rivals Southern Illinois and
Southeast Missouri State will hold a press conference at Busch Stadium on
Monday to announce this year's game will be played there Sept. 21.
The St. Louis Cardinals will be on the road at Milwaukee that weekend, which
will allow for the Southeast Missouri home game to be moved from Cape
It will be the first football game in the 7-year-old stadium's history.
The game will be the 79th between the programs. Southeast Missouri owns a
37-33-8 series lead.
Southern Illinois, from the Missouri Valley Football Conference, is coming off
a 6-5 season. Southeast Missouri, which plays in the Ohio Valley Conference,
was 3-8 last season.
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