Abilene High vs Cooper ‘Crosstown Showdown’
Tickets for the annual ‘Crosstown Showdown’ between Abilene High and Cooper, will be on sale starting this Monday, August 31st.
In Texas, there is nothing bigger than high school football. And, in Abilene, there is nothing bigger than the rivalry that the Abilene High Eagles and Cooper Cougars. In fact, the rivalry, which dates back to over 50 years, practicality shuts down the entire town.
Well, it’s time for another showdown as the two teams get set to square off on Friday, September 11th. And, since Labor Day falls on Monday, September 7th (the week before the big game) advanced tickets will actually go on sale early this year.
On Monday, August 31st, tickets will be sold starting at 5pm at Shotwell Stadium for just one day. Then, advanced ticket sales will resume on Tuesday, September 8th at 8am. At that time, you’ll be able to buy the tickets at One AISD Center, 241 Pine St. The Athletic office will be open from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept., 8, through Thursday, Sept. 10, and until noon on Friday, Sept. 11, the day of the game.
Adult tickets will be $6 while students pay $2.
If available, all tickets at the gate on Friday night will be $7. Kickoff is this Friday night (September 11th) at 7:30pm.
So, who is gonna win this year? Abilene High, or Cooper?