Falcons vs. Lake Travis: Last-minute tips for fans

Falcons vs. Lake Travis: Last-minute tips for fans
Posted on 12/01/2017
This is the image for the news article titled Falcons vs. Lake Travis: Last-minute tips for fansSaturday is the biggest day in Falcon football history, as Los Fresnos plays in its hometown for a third-round playoff game for the first time in school history.

Los Fresnos and Lake Travis, located just southwest of Austin, meet in the Class 6A region semifinal at Leo Aguilar Memorial Stadium at 1 p.m. Saturday.

Here are last-minute tips for fans planning to attend the game:

Tickets
General admission tickets are still available, and will be sold at the north and south ticket booths. All tickets sold at the gate will be $10, and ticket sales begin at 11 a.m.

Tickets purchased online do not have to be printed. Tickets will be scanned from a phone or mobile device at the gate for authenticity.

Student tickets were sold at the secondary school sand at the Stadium ticket office Wednesday, Thursday and Friday morning.

Reserved-seat tickets are sold out.

Parking
Most people prefer to use the main entrance on the south end of the stadium. If you do plan to park there, arrive as early as possible because close parking is limited. The Los Fresnos Elementary School playground across the parking lot from the stadium will also be utilized for parking.

Once all of the lots of the stadium, Los Cuates Middle School and adjacent to Resaca Middle School are full, security will close off access to the south end. Parking is also available at the front of Resaca Middle School and Los Fresnos Elementary School, but the walk will be longer.

Parking on the north end of the stadium is also available, and signage will direct drivers there. The lot can be accessed by going north on FM 1575 from Texas Highway 100, turning west on Whipple Road, and then turning south on Stadium Drive.

Gates Open
Gates on the south and north end of the stadium will open at 11 a.m. Fans with general admission tickets who arrive early will have the first opportunity to sit in the areas they prefer. No "saved seating" will be allowed.

Tailgating
An area will be reserved fora spectator "Tailgate Zone" on the west side by the north gate. The area will be open at 10 a.m. for tailgaters. No entertainment is scheduled at the Tailgate Zone.

Watch or Listen Online
The game may be seen or heard live on the following websites:
  • Rio Sports Live: You can watch the game live on the website http://www.riosportslive.com. Joe Bowling is the play-by-play person and Harlingen High head football coach Manny Gomez is the color commentator.
  • Radio: You can also listen to the game live on the Texas Sports Radio Network at http://www.tsrnsports.com. The commentary will be the same as on Rio Sports Live.
  • Lake Travis Radio: You can also listen the game live on TheHorn, home of Texas Longhorn and Lake Travis broadcasts, on http://www.thehorn.com. Mark Koenig is the play-by-play person Bucky Godbolt will provide color commentary and Stu Myrick sideline reporting.

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