HARRISONBURG, Va. - James Madison University's Department of Athletics will once again host the weekly "Dukes Huddle" event at Chili's Bar & Grill in Harrisonburg but will move it to Thursdays this fall, the department announced today. Starting September 1, the weekly show will feature JMU Football Head Coach Mickey Matthews with a call-in show from 7:10-8 p.m. each night, hosted by Mike Schikman and Curt Dudley. The show will be broadcast on WSVA 550AM (except for Sept. 1 it airs in Harrisonburg on WHBG 1360AM) and on most affiliates of the JMU/nTelos Sports Network, including MadiZONE, as well as throughout the restaurant on the internal sound system. Coach Matthews will be visiting with patrons in Chili's during breaks in the show.
In conjunction with the show, Chili's is extending all its specials to 9 p.m., each night while allowing all Puppy Pound members to eat free from the kids' menu with the purchase of an adult entrée. For students, all Student Duke Club members receive a free appetizer by showing their SDC membership card prior to ordering. Additionally, there will be various giveaways from JMU for those in attendance.