#1 Nationally Ranked Texas A&M-Commerce gets BIG SCARE in opener!
“Themer, Thursday evening, August 30, game at 7:00 and tailgate cook-out at 4:00. Mark your calendar.” This message was sent via text August 2 by Harry. And the countdown began for the home opener between our beloved LIONS and the Javelinas of Texas A&M-Kingsville.
The day finally arrived, and Don and Vivian Themer plus Harry and Georgia Power (all LION Alums) left the Power house for Commerce at 3:45. After an hour or so of friendly lies and banter, the quartet were strolling among the tailgate tents, with the aroma of sausage, brisket, hamburgers, and suntan lotion wafting in the slight breeze. It was early, and we made the mistake of not eating anything substantial; you will see later why this was a mistake. YES, WE WERE SWEATING!
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