North and South Carolina Shrine Bowl Coaches gathered in Spartanburg on Saturday and Sunday October 30th and 31st for the arduous task of selecting 88 players from the more than 400 name submissions from the two Carolinas.
Ron Long, Athletic Director of the Shrine Bowl said, “Tar Heel Head Coach John Lowery of Forest Hills High School in Marshville and South Carolina Head Coach Mickey Moss of Blacksburg High School in Blacksburg along with their respective coaching staffs selected 44 players each, in what they termed would well represent their respective states. This final selection process culminates nearly a year of extraordinary work that these coaching staffs’ dedicate to the selection process in addition to their regular jobs.”
Once the final list was submitted to Shrine Bowl Officials, the Shrine Bowl designees notified each player’s Head Coach informing him of his player’s selection. The coach in turn informed the player(s). Thursday, Billy Benfield, Chairman of The Shrine Bowl Board Of Governors and Connie Altman, General Game Chairman announced that GoUpstate.com will present an Internet Webcast that will include the Shrine Bowl Player Selection Rosters for 2010. The Webcast is slated to begin at 2PM on Thursday, November 4th.
This years game, the 74th Annual, will again be played at beautiful Gibbs Stadium on the campus of Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina on Saturday, December 18th at 1:00 PM EST. General admission Tickets will be available at all BI-LO Stores in North and South Carolina. You may also buy tickets from the Shrine Bowl Office in advance for $20.00 reserve section and $10.00 general admission. Game day, reserve section $25 and $15 general admission. Stop in your local BI-LO Store or call for your Shrine Bowl tickets at 1-800-648-2695, or go online at www.shrine-bowl.com.