Friday, December 5, 2008

Rockets loosen up for semifinal with Tigers

UPDATE: Due to a scheduling conflict, the Rockets missed the James Bond movie and saw Four Christmases as a substitute. The coaching staff wasn't too pleased with the theater's error. It was the holiday movie or Matagascar, coach Starnes said. 


A large team breakfast greeted the Rockets after a 7 a.m., (CST) wake-up call. Following their eggs and bacon, the Rockets retired to their rooms for a little video game action on the television. 

At mid-morning the team is going to see a movie at a local theater. There were no football-oriented films available in the area, so the coaching staff did some research and opted to send their crew to the action-backed James Bond movie, Quantum of Solace.

After the movie, the team will get some more free time at the motel then start getting ready for the game with a brief walk-through on the motel campus. The Rockets ride their chartered bus to the game and will be on the field for pre-game warmups at 5 p.m., (CST). Kickoff is at 6:30 p.m., (CST).

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