MARION, IL (KFVS) - The Southern Illinois Miners will give thanks to our heroes at the Miners' potential playoff game against the River City Rascals on the 10 year anniversary of 9/11.
According to the Miners, the game will only be necessary if they do not sweep the best-of-five series. The game is scheduled for Sunday, September 11 at 5:05 p.m.
The Miners will offer free tickets at the gate to past and present military personnel, law enforcement officials, firefighters, EMT workers and first responders, as well as their families.
Miners Executive Vice President Erik Haag said this is a small thank you to the men and women who work every day to protect us and keep us safe.
The Miners first home playoff game of the year is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 10 at 7:05 p.m.