On Oct. 25, Little Rock (LR) Athletics hosted the “Meet the Trojans” event at the Jack Stephens Center which highlighted the sports teams on campus and allowed fans to show their support for LR. Also, LR’s new mascot, Maximus, was revealed.
The event kicked off with the introduction of the all the members of the men’s and women’s Trojan basketball team, followed by their coaches and directors. Then, there was a three point shooting contest which Markquis Nowell won, sinking eight three-pointers.
The LR Dance Team followed with a performance for the crowd. LR Dance will start a competitive schedule under the National Dance Alliance on Dec. 15 in Columbia, Mo.
The night ended with a slam dunk contest with no winner chosen.