Port City Classic game kicks off

Shreveport, LA(KSLA)- Tens of thousands of people have flocked to the Independence Stadium for the first Port City Classic that features a football game between Grambling State University and Louisiana Tech University. The game kicked off at 6:00 PM.

Long before kick-off, the fun had already gotten well underway in the parking lot outside Independence Stadium, food, beverage and music were on the menu for today's tailgating extravaganza for fans of Louisiana Tech and Grambling State.

Traffic was backed up on I-20 westbound lanes from the Independence Stadium to the South Lakeshore exit and motorists experienced delays.

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