BATON ROUGE, LA (Dec. 9, 2013) — The Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) announced last week that it has extended its relationship with NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune, who will serve as presenting sponsor for the 2013 LHSAA-State Farm Prep Classic.
The LHSAA-State Farm Prep Classic presented by NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune, otherwise known as the state football championships, is scheduled for Dec. 12 – 14, 2013 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, La. NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune has current sponsorship ties to the LHSAA in various New Orleans and Baton Rouge area state championship events.
“With NOLA.com | The Times Picayune serving as our presenting sponsor, this only extends the current corporate support the LHSAA receives from NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune,” said LHSAA Executive Director Kenny Henderson. “We are most appreciative of their contribution to our most visible state championship event – the Prep Classic.”
NOLA Media Group representatives will present official game balls to the head coaches of the 18 participating teams during pregame ceremonies of each state championship game.
“By furthering our relationship with the LHSAA, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune continues its efforts in supporting our great state’s high school student-athletes as they strive for excellence both on and off the field,” said David Francis, vice president and associate publisher for NOLA Media Group.
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About the LHSAA
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