Some Quaker Valley athletic ticket prices to rise
When five Quaker Valley teams take to the field or court again next school year, fans will have to dig a little deeper for their tickets.
School board members last month increased athletic ticket prices by $1 for boys soccer, girls soccer, football, boys basketball and girls basketball in an effort to add revenue to the district's budget, leaders said.
“It will raise approximately $5,000 in revenue just increasing it by a dollar,” school board member Gianni Floro said.
The new price schedule calls for adults to pay $6 for football games at Chuck Knox Stadium and $5 for boys and girls basketball games in the high school gym.
Student prices remain the same — $3 for football and $2 for boys and girls basketball.
A $50 season pass for all home athletic events will remain the same, district spokeswoman Tina Vojtko said.
Quaker Valley leaders offer a free athletic pass for residents 60 and older, she said.
The move brings “our ticket prices in line with some of the other school districts,” Floro said.
Avonworth charges an adult ticket pregame price of $3, district spokeswoman Dana Hackley said. Avonworth students pay $2. All tickets are $5 at the game, she said.
“We do not have any plans to raise the prices for next year, but it could be a possibility the following year,” Hackley said.
North Hills School District prices won't rise next year, spokeswoman Amanda Hartle said.
The district charges $5 for adults and $3 for students when purchased at school before a football game, she said. All tickets are $5 at the gate.
North Hills charges $4 for adults and $2 for students for basketball, lacrosse, swimming and soccer.
In the Moon Area School District, football ticket prices for adults are $6 and students are $3, athletic Director Ricci Rich said.
Boys basketball prices are $5 for adults and $3 for students. No other events require admission at Moon, he said.
Rich said he anticipated ticket prices “will most likely stay the same” for next year.
Bobby Cherry is an associate editor for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 412-324-1408 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Add Bobby Cherry to your Google+ circles.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- Sewickley Valley YMCA programs to help those suffering from chronic conditions
- Sewickley Council nixes resident’s budget-panel proposal
- Parking concerns grow in Sewickley
- Sewickley’s St. James students see a few changes as they return
- Sweetwater works with The Caring Place to display special exhibit