Plans for the Eastland Girls Basketball Team Trip to the State Finals
The Eastland Girls Basketball Team has advanced to the IHSA State Finals to be held at Redbird Arena in Bloomington on Friday, February 22 and Saturday, February 23. The girls will play in the state semi-final game scheduled for 11:00 a.m. on Friday vs. Hume (Shiloh).
Cancellation of School on Friday, February 22nd
Because their first game is scheduled for 11:00 a.m., school will not be in session on Friday. The Eastland Board of Education will act to amend the 2018-19 school calendar at their next Regular Board meeting. You will be informed of the amended calendar through the Skylert Instant Messaging system.
Tickets for the Friday and Saturday games are on sale at Eastland High School, but there will also be ample tickets available for purchase at the arena. The cost of Friday’s ticket is $10.00, and all tickets are general admission with no assigned seating. Tickets for Saturday will be purchased at Red Bird Arena.
Tickets will be sold on the following schedule:
Tu, February 19
12:00 (noon) – 4:00 p.m. Players and parents
Wed., February 20
7:30 – 10:00 Staff, Board members and students
10:00 – 3:00 p.m. General public
Doors to Redbird Arena will open at 10:00 a.m. on Friday and Saturday.
Send-Offs and Homecoming Celebration
Send-offs for the basketball team are scheduled as follows:
W, February 20 Eastland Elementary 2:50 p.m.
Th, February 21 from Eastland High School 8:15 a.m.
The Eastland Sports Boosters will be sponsoring a homecoming celebration at approximately 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 23rd at Eastland High School.
Student and Fan Bus
Cost: $5.00 per person
Friday: Depart @ 7:15 a.m. from Eastland High School
Return to Eastland: approximately 3:30 p.m.
If we win Friday, depart @ 9:15 a.m. from Eastland High School and return approximately 6:30 p.m.
If we lose Friday, depart @ 7:15 a.m. from Eastland High School and return approximately 6:30 p.m.
Reserve your fan bus seats by signing up and paying at the EHS office before NOON THURSDAY.