verages ranged from Dos Equis to Bud Light to Sooner punch — a red vodka-based concoction — and plenty of unleaded drinks for the little ones.
Mandy, who lives in Moore and teaches special ed, set up near the union, just south of the corner of Boyd and Asp, and Mitzi Jones typically arrive some time between 7:30 and 8 a.m. on game days to prepare for a 2:30 games. As early as 5 a.m. for 11:30 game. It's a 14-hour day win, lose or draw. It works because Mandy works the grounds and the planning, and Mitzi does the cooking. The result is a family-oriented party that starts early and goes beyond sundown.
And why is Mandy a potential Bedlam-busting tailgater? She hasn't been inside the stadium much since 2008. She has tickets but has so much fun outside the stadium she decided to donate her ticket to a friend. That's either a really good friend, or someone who's game day priorities lean toward tailgating.