VC to unveil new mascot at Generals game

July 19, 2011 at 2:19 a.m.

Victoria College has partnered with the Victoria Generals to host "VC Night at the Ballpark" on Thursday.

During the event, the college's new Pirate mascot will be unveiled.

There will be games, door prizes and giveaways between innings, including a chance to win free enrollment into one continuing education course at Victoria College.

Generals fans and VC students, employees and supporters will compete in contests such as the Dress the Pirate Relay, the Best "Arrgghh!" contest and a musical chairs contest. VC's Pirate will also race around the bases against the Chick-fil-A Cow and the Victoria Generals mascot.

The 2011-12 VC Pirates sports teams will be recognized, as well as recent VC scholarship recipients and other notable VC award winners.

A VC information table will be set up at the game to give Generals fans the opportunity to learn more about VC's educational programs. VC students, faculty and staff with a college ID may purchase discounted tickets at the gate.

Gates will open at 6 p.m., and the game will start at 7:05 p.m. The Generals will play the Alexandria Aces.

For more information, please contact Darin Kazmir at 361-582-2417 or via email at



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