Retirement Celebration for Coach Ron Ernst

November 12th 6:00 pm - November 13th 12:00 am

Celebrate Coach Ron Ernst’s final regular season game as the Ripon Red Hawks take on Lawrence University! Special events to follow for football alumni, coaches and current team members & their families.

Schedule of Events

  • Red Hawks Football v. Lawrence University @ Ingalls Field | Noon Kick-off
    Celebrate Coach Ernst’s final game and the Class of 2023 seniors; $5 admission at the gate.
  • Program Photo @ 50 Yard Line | Immediately following game
    All Football Alumni, Coaches, Current Players and Family of Coach Ernst are invited to the 50 yard line for a photo opportunity. 
  • Reception @ The Messitte Atrium, Willmore Center | 4:30 – 6 p.m.
    Complimentary appetizers and beverages will be served as alumni, coaches, current team members and their families congratulate Coach Ernst.

Please register below to let us know you are coming!

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Head Football Coach Ron Ernst