MOLINE, IL – DECEMBER 8, 2022 – Mediacom will televise live coverage of the “Battle of the Rock” Army vs. Navy flag football game presented by the U.S. Army Rock Island Arsenal. It will be played at Davenport’s Brady Street Stadium on Friday, December 9th at 6:00 pm. The event is a prelude to the annual Army-Navy football rivalry which will be played the following day, Dec. 10, in Philadelphia.
This year is the first time the spirited flag football competition is open to the public. It’s the fourth year of competition between the Rock Island Arsenal Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, and the U.S. Coast Guardsmen. To date, the local rivalry has produced three wins for Army and none for Navy.
At stake are a traveling trophy and “A Piece of the Rock,” a chunk of stone from the historic U.S. Army post on the Mississippi River.
Community awards will be presented at halftime. Rock Island Arsenal will honor several outstanding citizens for their support and devotion to veterans and military causes. They will also present an award to an accomplished high school student who participates in the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps at Davenport Central High School.
Mediacom customers can watch the Army vs. Navy flag football game on MC22, cable channel #822, #722, or #22. Pregame ceremonies will be televised, beginning at 5:30 pm. MC22 is found on all Mediacom television lineups across a multi-state footprint, including Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, and other states.
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