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Big Surprise for Coach Jasper at Wednesday Practice


MCKENZIE, Tenn.  (August 30, 2023) – Each Wednesday during the football season is always another key day of practice for a team. When the Bethel University football staff and players showed up Wednesday, they knew the task at hand. What they didn’t know was there would be a big surprise. 

Bethel Senior Athletic Director Brad Chappell told the squad, staff and Head Coach Michael Jasper that Jasper is among those inducted into Bethel’s Athletic Hall of Fame in October. 

The No. 8 Wildcats will meet Cumberland University on October 21. The ceremony will take place that weekend.

Coach Jasper will be inducted as a result of his playing career at the school. He will be joined by:

Dave Jesse-Men’s Basketball

Ariel Montague-Women’s Track

Tom & Patty Kahlden- Contributors

More information on the event and each inductee and how tickets can be purchased will be released soon. 

Congratulations to the inductees and the athletic department and the University looks forward to an October week and weekend to remember.