Lynden to sell Emerald City Kickoff Classic tickets early

THE BELLINGHAM HERALDAugust 14, 2013 

Presale tickets for the Lynden football team's 2013 Emerald City Kickoff Classic game against King's will go on sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 29 through Sept. 6 at the Lynden High School main office.

The game will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7, at the recently renovated Husky Stadium in Seattle.

Ticket prices at Lynden are the same as they will be at the stadium on game day - $15 for adults and $10 for students.

Tickets are good for all four games at the Emerald City Classic on Sept. 7, including the 10 a.m. game between Seattle Prep and Roosevelt, the 4 p.m. meeting between Coeur d'Alene (Idaho) and Bothell and the 7 p.m. showdown between Skyline and Bellevue.

BLAINE MOVES GAME

The Blaine football team has moved its Week 2 game against British Columbian school Lord Tweedsmuir up a day. The Borderites will now host the game at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 12.

The Northwest Conference football season opens on Friday, Sept. 6, when Squalicum will travel to Kingston, Sehome will host Nooksack Valley, Meridian will be at Burlington-Edison, Blaine will play at Ferndale and Lynden Christian will host Omak. In addition to Lynden's game against King's, Mount Baker will play Bellingham on Sept. 7.

NWC TICKET PRICES

For the first time in eight year, the Northwest Conference is increasing ticket prices because of increased expenses for equipment, uniforms, officials, transportation and other costs, according to a NWC news release earlier this summer.

Admission to regular-season events will now cost $6 for adults, $3 for students with ASB card and $3 for senior citizens age 62 and older.

Ticket prices are set by the Northwest Conference, and all schools will abide by the agreement. Ticket prices for district and state postseason competition are set by the district and the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association and may be different from regular-season prices.

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