Shrine Bowl

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The Shrine Bowl was a postseason college football bowl game. The first game was played on December 18, 1948, at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock, Arkansas between Hardin-Simmons University and Ouachita Baptist College.[1] The 1949 edition was held in Carbondale, Illinois as the Indiana State Sycamores faced the Salukies of Southern Illinois University.

Game result[edit]

Date Winning team Losing team Location
December 18, 1948 Hardin-Simmons 41 Ouachita Baptist 12 Little Rock, Arkansas
November 26, 1949 Southern Illinois 41 Indiana State 14 Carbondale, Illinois

According to, there was a Shrine Bowl game in 1941.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Foldesy, Jody. "Bowls burgeon as big business", The Washington Times. December 21, 1997. Page A1.