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June 5, 2014

Prep Kickoff Classic tickets now available

By Christian Davis
C & G Sports Writer

The Detroit Sports Commission announced that tickets are now on sale for the 2014 Detroit Sports Commission Prep Kickoff Classic Presented by Tim Hortons.

Advance tickets to the Prep Kickoff Classic are available at each of the participating schools at a discounted price of $9. A portion of the proceeds from advance ticket sales benefits the participating schools. Tickets at the gate on game days are $10.

Highlighted by eight games that include six new teams and 12 playoff teams from last season, the Kickoff Classic lineup features defending and past state champions, five first-time matchups and local rivalry games Wayne State University.

Thursday, Aug. 28:
1 p.m.   West Bloomfield vs. Dearborn; 4 p.m. Temperance Bedford vs. Dearborn Fordson; 7 p.m. Allen Park vs. Melvindale

Friday, Aug. 29
1 p.m.   Warren Mott vs. Detroit Cody; 4 p.m. Orchard Lake St. Mary’s vs. Southfield; 7 p.m. Detroit Cass Tech vs. Oak Park

Saturday, Aug. 30
11 a.m. Detroit East English Village Prep vs. Lansing Sexton; 2 p.m. Birmingham Brother Rice vs. Chicago Brother Rice

The award-winning Prep Kickoff Classic, formerly known as the Big Day Prep Showdown, is celebrating its 10th year and has featured some of the state’s top players. Seventy-eight players that participated in last year’s event signed collegiate National Letters of Intent with NCAA Division I, II, II and NAIA schools on National Signing Day.

You can reach C & G Sports Writer Christian Davis at cdavis@candgnews.com or at (586)498-1062. Twitter Follow Christian on Twitter.