East Texas Kick-off Classic

Calendar August 28, 2017

Bishop Gorman Catholic School is set to host the twelfth annual Azalea Orthopedics and Texas Spine & Joint Hospital Tyler Football Classic August 31 – September 2, 2017. Six area high schools will compete in the Classic, which kicks off the 2017 football season for participating teams.

The Classic, which is in its twelfth year, is rotationally hosted by Tyler area private schools. All Saints Episcopal, Bishop Gorman Regional Catholic School, and Grace Community School collaboratively organized the Classic with Waxahachie Life High School, A+ Academy High School, and Garrison High School.

“We are excited to be in our 12th year of sponsoring the Azalea Orthopedics and Texas Spine & Joint Hospital Tyler Football Classic.  It is a fun event and a great way for players, coaches, families and fans to kick off the season,” stated orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist, Dr. Kim Foreman.

“Bishop Gorman is very excited about hosting the 12th annual Azalea Orthopedics and Texas Spine & Joint Hospital Tyler Football Classic,” shared Bishop Gorman’s Athletic Director Rod Kaspar.  “Last year, we saw 3 highly competitive matchups and we anticipate this year’s contests to be equally intense.  Bishop Gorman is blessed to be part of this great event and looks forward to a great weekend of fun, fellowship, and football.”

Tickets for the event are $8 for adults and $6 for children under 12 and may be purchased at the gate at game time. No district passes may be used.

12th Annual Tyler Football Classic Game Schedule:

  • August 31 – 7:00 p.m. – Grace Community vs. Waxahachie Life
  • September 1 – 7:00 p.m. – Bishop T.K. Gorman vs. Garrison
  • August 29 – 7:00 p.m. – All Saints vs. A+ Academy

McCallum Stadium is located on the campus of Bishop Gorman Catholic School, located at 1405 ESE Loop 323 in Tyler.

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