ATHLETIC INFORMATION AND HEADLINES
STATE BASKETBALL INFO
The boys will begin first with their semifinal game Thursday at 6 p.m. The girls’ semifinal will be played Friday at 6 p.m. The boys’ final is Friday at 5 p.m., while the girls’ final is Saturday at 5 p.m. The bracket for both tournaments is attached.
The boys’ tournament takes place at Abilene Christian University (1600 Campus Ct., Abilene, 79601) and the girls’ tournament is minutes away at McMurry University (1400 Sayles Blvd., Abilene, 79605).
TICKETS & PASSES
Tickets are sold at the arenas for $10 (adult) and $5 (student and seniors). TABC and TAPPS state passes (white) will be accepted. TAPPS district passes (pink) will not be accepted.
All tournament games will be available for live streaming via the NFHS Network. This is a pay site, and the fee is $10. The link to watch is http://www.nfhsnetwork.com/associations/tapps.
All updates will be posted through our athletics Twitter account. Follow @blathletics to stay connected.
BL students are asked to sit behind our team bench during all contests. The boys will be the HOME team Thursday and the girls will be the VISITING team Friday. Info on tournament finals (home/away) will be posted via Twitter.
Let’s take our BL pride on the road this weekend and BLACK OUT every game we can. Be sure to bring all of your black BL gear and make as much noise as possible for our teams as they attempt to #SweepState.
WOMEN'S SOCCER PLAYOFFS
Lady Friars (16-5) host St. John XXIII (12-9-1)
Friday, February 14th
MEN'S SOCCER PLAYOFFS
Bishop Lynch at Houston St. Thomas
Saturday, February, 25th
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About BL Athletics
Athletically, Bishop Lynch High School is second to none, fielding teams in every major sport and earning district and state titles many times over. The Bishop Lynch Friars are known throughout the city and state as excellent athletes, fair competitors, and champions both on and off the field.
Bishop Lynch is a member of TAPPS - the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools - and competes under that jurisdiction. The TAPPS All-Around Trophy is presented annually to the school that has earned the top combined score in all disciplines - athletics, academics, and the arts. Bishop Lynch has earned the award consecutively more than any other school in Texas.
Bishop Lynch Athletic Department fosters the total student/athlete by promoting sportsmanship, skills, fitness and wellness, teamwork, and a desire for excellence, and supporting the Bishop Lynch High School Mission Statement.