Tickets for football championship going on sale |

Tickets for football championship going on sale

RIFLE – Area football fans wishing to buy advance tickets for Saturday’s Class 3A state championship game, which pits Florence against Rifle, can do so starting Wednesday at the high school’s main office from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.Tickets are set at $8 for adults and $6 for students, K-12 and seniors. Admission prices for all high school state playoff events are set by the Colorado High School Activities Association.Only passes pre-issued from CHSAA will be honored for admission.The gates and ticket windows to Bears Stadium are scheduled to open at 11:30 a.m. on game day. Kickoff is slated for 1 p.m.Fans are encouraged to park in the high school’s lower parking lots, located by the school’s main building, then walk to the stadium. Additional game-day parking from Rifle Middle School with shuttle bus transportation to the stadium is available from noon on. Rifle Middle School is located downtown at 753 Railroad Ave.Supporters can also attend Friday’s pre-game pep rally for the football team, at 3:05 p.m. in the high school’s gymnasium. Two local radio stations – KMTS (99.1-FM) and KISS (103.5-FM) – will air the action live. Ron Milhorn calls the play-by-play for KMTS with commentary by Jack Jabbour. Coverage will be augmented by sideline reporters Corby Anderson and Doug Larson.KMTS’ coverage starts at 12:15 p.m. with a pre-game report.Ken Bench will be mike-side for KISS, starting at 12:30 p.m. The entire KISS broadcast will be re-aired at 3 p.m. on KRGS, AM 690.

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