Montgomery wins High School Sports events. Beats out Birmingham and Hoover.

Contract extended for five years

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By CBS-8 Reporter

(Montgomery) --The city of Montgomery has won a five year extension of a contract to host for a series of High School Athletic Association competitions

 

 

 City officials say the events will have an 8-million dollar impact on the city, which is contributing 170-thousand dollars a year plus in-kind services as part of the deal.

 

Word of the agreement came at a news conference at the association headquarters in Montgomery. AHSAA Executive Director Steve Savarese says Montgomery was selected from six cities that sent proposals, including Birmingham and Hoover, because of location, facilities and "customer service".

The AHSAA news releases says the events include: 

The AHSAA state baseball championships (at Riverwalk Stadium and Paterson Field), the state softball tournament (at Lagoon Park), at least one division annually of the state tennis championships (at Lagoon Park), volleyball super regional tourney (at the Multiplex at Cramton Bowl), the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Football and Boys and Girls Basketball Games (at Cramton Bowl and Alabama State University Acadome) and the al.com Champions Challenge pre-season football classic (at Cramton Bowl).
 

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