The Colorado Springs Sky Sox are proud to announce that Security Service Field will host the 54th Annual Southern Colorado High School All-Star Games, the longest running High School All-Star event in Colorado. This year’s classic will be the fourth consecutive year the event has been held at Security Service Field. The games will be held on Tuesday, May 26th, starting at 2 p.m. The showcase was originally scheduled for Monday, May 25th but was rescheduled due to weather.
The Southern Colorado High School All-Star Games have been featuring the top players in the Junior and Senior class from the Colorado Springs region in a two-game event since 1962. The Junior All-Star Game includes the top Juniors from around Southern Colorado with teams consisting of a mixture of 5A, 4A and 3A All-Stars. The Senior All-Star Game showcases the top senior standout players from the Colorado Springs area, with the best 5A, 4A, and 3A players facing off against each other in this Summer Classic.
“As the home of professional baseball here in Colorado Springs, we are very proud to continue our partnership with our local high schools to bring this event back to Security Service Field to showcase and raise the awareness of the tremendous baseball talent we have here in Southern Colorado,” Sky Sox President and General Manager Tony Ensor said. “Our goal has been to make this annual event a crowning moment for all the players involved, recognizing all their achievements in High School and rewarding them for the many years of sacrifice and hard work it has taken them to get to this point in their baseball life.”
Famous Southern Colorado All-Star Game participants from the 53-year history of the game include Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Goose Gossage from Wasson High School, the number one overall draft pick in the 1986 Draft Jeff King from Rampart High School, as well as current major leaguers Brandon McCarthy from Cheyenne Mountain High School and Chase Headley from Fountain-Fort Carson High School.
Fans wanting to attend the All-Star Games can purchase tickets for $8 for adults and $5 for any child 12 and under and students with valid student ID. Concessions will be available for all games in the day.
The 2015 Sky Sox season is in full swing at Security Service Field. For ticket information, game schedule, promotions calendar or for additional information about the Sky Sox, call (719) 597-1449, visit SkySox.com, like us on Facebook or follow the team on Twitter at @skysox.