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SWOSU Football Alumni & Friends Host Reunion & Tournament

Alumni, emeriti and friends of Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU) recently gathered for a weekend in Weatherford celebrating SWOSU football.

Over 75 participants fellowshipped at “DawgFest” on the evening of Friday, July 30, in the Skyview Suite of the Pioneer Cellular Events Center. The gathering was generously sponsored by the SWOSU Athletic Association. Remarks were made by SWOSU Athletic Director Todd Helton and SWOSU President Dr. Diane Lovell.

On the next morning, 160 participants enjoyed a day of fun and competition in honor of SWOSU's football heritage at the 2021 Football Legacy Golf Tournament held at Prairie West Golf Course in Weatherford.

Participants in both events learned how they can invest in the SWOSU Football Legacy Fund through charitable giving to help strengthen SWOSU's football programs in the future.

The SWOSU Football Legacy Fund was established in 2015 by 2005 SWOSU alumnus Dustin Wall and 2006 SWOSU alumnus Michael Hart.

SWOSU is deeply grateful to the sponsors who made the event possible including:
 Putting Green Sponsor: Dustin Wall, The Garage Burgers & Beer; Jamie Cameron, Liberty Dental

Driving Range Sponsor: Vance Nye, Gungoll, Jackson, Box, & Devoll, P.C.; Martin Wandrie, Clinton Liquor Store

Food Sponsor: Mark & Elizabeth McLean, Ben E. Keith Foods; Terry & Radonna Sawatzky, Sawatzky Catering; Green Real Estate

Cart Sponsors: Brandon Guptill, Gup’s Corner

Hole Sponsors

  • American Insurance Group
  • Bob Densmore
  • Brandin Beers
  • Butcher’s Wine & Spirits
  • Gabe’s Twisted Wrench
  • Green Real Estate
  • Hibbett’s Sports
  • Hunter Hennes Photography
  • Jett Distributing Co.
  • Joe & Melinda Wilhite
  • Magill Insurance & Real Estate
  • N3 Farms – Robert Newberg II
  • NAPA Auto Parts
  • Outlaw Promotions, LLC
  • Southwest Air Conditioning & Heating
  • Southwest Bank of Weatherford
  • Starbucks
  • State Farm Insurance – Debbie Shepherd
  • The Shed
  • TheraWest Physical Therapy
  • Tractor Supply
  • Troglin Tank Gauge Services, LLC
  • Upholstery Unlimited
  • Wright Wradio

The SWOSU Football Legacy Fund is stewarded by the SWOSU Foundation, Inc. The Foundation was established in 1977 to promote philanthropy, award scholarships, and to support the activities and programs of SWOSU. Located on the Weatherford campus in the historic Burton House, the Foundation currently manages nearly $31 million in assets for the benefit of SWOSU. For more information, please call 580-774-3267 or visit