RENO, Nev. (KRNV & MyNews4.com) -- Paying tribute to those affected in Monday’s tragedy at Sparks Middle School, the Nevada and UNLV football teams will wear “SMS” decals on their helmets at this week’s Battle for the Fremont Cannon at Mackay Stadium on Saturday.
Donations will be collected at all Mackay Stadium gates on Saturday for the Sparks Middle School Compassion Fund. Teachers and staff from Depoali Middle School in Reno are volunteering at the game to collect the donations for the fund.
The teams will also observe a moment of silence prior to the game to honor all of the victims, including teacher Michael Landsberry, a 2001 graduate of the University who was killed in the tragedy. One of the injured students, 12-year-old Mason Kamerer, is expected join Gov. Brian Sandoval on the sidelines for the Homecoming game.
For more information on the SMS Compassion Fund or to donate online, please visit www.NevadaFund.org