It Shouldn’t Be Hard To Have A Super Time At The Super Bowl
By: Tom Moran Jr.
The Barnstable High football team will be one of a dozen teams competing for Super Bowl championships in six Eastern, Central and Western Mass divisions at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro tomorrow and the fans of each and every one of those teams will be in for an NFL-caliber game experience.
The Red Raiders will be looking to complete their first perfect season since 1995 and win the school’s first Super Bowl championship since the Red Raiders of 1999 topped BC High 20-6.
After finishing their regular season with a 10-0 record and adding an 11th “W” with the 28-7 victory over Lincoln-Sudbury, a win over Everett’s Crimson Tide will give the 2012 Red Raiders the best single-season win total in school history.
The Red Raiders of 1995 completed their Super Bowl-winning season with an 11-0 record.
Tickets will go on sale tomorrow morning at 8 AM at the Gillette Stadium Ticket Office, located outside the Patriot Place Gate.
All fans will enter the stadium through the NRG gate.
Tickets are priced at $15 for adults and $12 for students and the ticket price includes parking and admission to all of the games.
Concessions will be available throughout the day and Patriot Place features 17 casual to high-end restaurants for pre- of post-game celebrations.
Making the big game experience that much bigger will be the replays on the stadium’s high definition video boards.
For those fans who can’t make it to the game (or those who want to record it), all six contests will be televised live courtesy of Kraft Sports Productions.
The 2012 Super Bowl champions to be decided at Gillette Stadium will be EMASS divisions IA, IIA, IIIA and IVA, CMASS division II and WMASS Division II.
The Red Raiders and Crimson Tide will play the third game of the day, which is scheduled for a 1:30 PM start (time is approximate with start times to be 15 minutes after completion of preceding game).
The day’s action will get underway with Cathedral squaring off with Madison Park for the EMass IVA championship at 9 AM with the CMass Division II contest, Nashoba vs. Shepherd Hill, scheduled for an 11 AM kickoff.
After the Red Raiders and Crimson Tide have concluded their much-anticipated Division IA showdown, Beverly will take on Natick at 3:30 PM to decide the top team in EMass Division IIA.South Hadley and Wahconah will do battle for the WMass Division II title at 6 PM and Lynnfield and Bishop Feehan will put the finish on a great day of high school football when they meet in the EMass Division IIIA championship tilt.
The first three games of the day will be televised on Comcast Sports Network while the last three games can be seen on WSBK TV 38.Fans coming to Gillette Stadium on either Route 495 or Route 1 should enter the parking lots via the P7 and P8 entrances.
In addition, the Hall at Patriot Place will offer $3 off regular admission prices with a Super Bowl ticket.
Regular admissions are $10 for adults, $7 for seniors and military, $5 children 5 to 12 with children 4 and under free.
The display of the 2011 MIAA Super Bowl championship teams will be replaced with a display featuring the jerseys of the 2012 Super Bowl champs.
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