PRESS RELEASE


August 28, 2012

Tina Veal-Gooch
Director of Public Relations
903.794.3651 ext. 1013

THS vs AHS Game

Texarkana, TX – TISD and TASD are encouraging Tiger and Razorback fans to get their tickets early for the showdown of the season to be played on Friday, August 31 at 8:00 p.m. in Tiger Stadium at Grim Park. No tickets will be sold at the gate on game night.

For Texas High fans, game tickets sales began Tuesday, August 28 and as of noon were SOLD OUT. Any THS fans wishing to purchase tickets are encouraged to contact the Arkansas Razorback Athletic Office. THS Student (high school only) game tickets will be available for $3.00 and can be purchased during lunch on Thursday and Friday at Texas High School.

TASD tickets sales are from Monday thru Friday, August 27 – August 31 at the Arkansas Razorback Athletic Office (1920 East 18th Street). Office hours are from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Thursday and 8:00 a.m. – Noon on Friday. Ticket prices are $7.00 and $8.00.

Free Shuttle Bus services to and from Tiger Stadium will be offered by TISD and TASD. Riders must have a game ticket for boarding. Seats will be offered on a first come first serve basis and security will be provided at all parking sites during the evening to watch over vehicles and to assist fans with any questions. All shuttle riders will go through security screening upon boarding and bypass stadium security screening.

Arkansas High fans will board at Razorback Stadium starting at 6:30 p.m. and be dropped off at the Southeast side of Tiger Stadium. Return shuttles will begin at half-time and run until all fans are returned to their vehicle.

Texas side shuttles will begin at 6:00 p.m. and run continuously through the evening. Tiger fans can board the shuttle at the THS Student Parking lot (4001 Summerhill Road) and will be dropped off at a special North side entrance at Tiger Stadium.

Pre-game festivities for AHS will be on Friday, August 31 at Razorback Stadium. The annual Orange Crush and Tiger Tails Breakfast will begin at 7:15 a.m. with the Pep Rally at 8:15 a.m. The Pep Rally will include a tiger hunt, spirit contest; Instagram! Razorback Fans! and much more. Admission is $2.

Texas High will hold their annual Bacon Fry, hosted by the THS Senior Class, on Friday, August 31 at 7:45 a.m. in the THS Café Courtyard. Breakfast will include eggs, bacon, biscuits and orange juice for all THS students and staff. The Pep Rally will be at Tiger Center beginning at 3:00 p.m. During the fun-filled Pep Rally, the winning teacher/administrator enjoys the opportunity to “Kiss the Pig” live and performances will be given by the HighSteppers, Color Guard, Tiger Band, Drumline, Varsity and Junior Varsity Cheerleaders.

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