Football returns home to host Anderson for Samaritan's Feet Game

Kegan Aldridge celebrating on the sideline

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SAMARITAN'S FEET RELEASE

HANOVER, Ind. -- The Hanover football team will return home this Saturday, Sept. 23, after a brief two-game road stint, as they welcome Anderson for a 1:30 p.m. kickoff.

OPENING KICKOFF

  • Hanover will host Anderson Saturday for its fifth annual Samaritan’s Feet Game.
  • Samaritan’s Feet is a non-profit organization, founded by Manny Ohonme and his wife Tracie in 2003. The goal of the organization is to provide hope to impoverished children through the gift of shoes, washing their feet and giving them positive encouragement.
  • Head coach Matt Theobald will be coaching barefoot to help raise awareness . The players will also be wearing orange wristbands.
  • Since its founding in 2003, Samaritan’s Feet and its team of ambassadors and partners have blessed more than six million children in more than 80 nations, as well as 325 U.S. cities.
  • The Panthers have won the last two meetings with the Ravens, including a 49-25 victory last season at Anderson.
  • Hanover is coming off a 38-28 loss at Rose-Hulman, while Anderson rallied to defeat Earlham last week, 27-16.
  • The Blue and Red lead the all-time series with Anderson, 45-23. Hanover has won four straight at home against the Ravens.
  • Hanover enjoyed success through the air last week, with senior quarterback Chase Lightfoot throwing for 446 yards.
  • Sophomores Taylor Bleistein and Jackson Daugherty, along with freshman Cory Leppert, all posted 100-yard receiving days during the air-raid attack.

Contact: Tyler Jester

jestert@hanover.edu

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