BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The Black and Gold squads for the 12th annual U.S. Army Arena Bowl met over dinner in Bakersfield Monday night.
The teams ate at Hodel's in Bakersfield as part of a dinner/scholarship community event.
Among those who attended were former local high school standouts Cody Kessler (Centennial/USC) and Ryan Clanton (Tehachapi/Oregon).
State football champion and Bakersfield College head football coach Jeff Chudy was the keynote speaker.
The 12th Annual U.S. Army Arena Bowl will take place Friday night at Rabobank Arena.