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Bring the Red Sea to Target Center!

22 Mar

Band and Student TC

The Austin Packers are playing in the State Class AAA Championship Game Saturday night, and Austin High School has arranged for student fan buses to help bring a wave of Red to fill Target Center. Here’s the announcement from the school district:

Austin High School has reserved six student fan buses for the game on Saturday. Cost will be $6.00 for the fan bus.  Permission slips can be picked up at Austin High School on Friday, March 22, 2013 during regular school hours, or you can Download the form here.

Signed permission slips can be turned in to the Cashiers Office on Friday, March 23, 2013 and they can also be turned in from 8:00 – 10:00 AM on Saturday, March 23, 2013 in the Cashiers Office in the high school. Fan buses will load at 2:45 PM and depart at 3:00 PM. Buses should return to Austin around 11:00 PM.

Note that we were only able to secure school buses, so these buses are open to both students and adults, but the charge for adults to ride the bus is $10. Elementary and middle school students may ride the bus only if accompanied by a parent. Riders will need to purchase their game admission tickets when they arrive at Target Center. Student tickets are $9 and Adult tickets $14.

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Pancakes with the Packers Tomorrow!

14 Dec

The Austin Packer Fast Break Club is hosting a Pancakes with the Packers fundraiser on Saturday, Dec. 15 at the Austin Eagles Club, from 8-10:30 a.m.

Tickets are just $6 each, with proceeds supporting the Austin boys basketball program. Kids 12 and under get free admission when accompanied by a paid adult.

AM 1480 KAUS Sports Director Dan Bettlach will be broadcasting live from 9-10.

Bring your future Packers out to meet and have their pictures taken with all of their favorite Packers: the kind who wear Red and White (not Green and Gold)!

See you tomorrow at Pancakes with the Packers!

Packers Pound Kasson-Mantorville in Season Opener

2 Dec

The Austin Packers opened their 2012-13 season Saturday night in Kasson against the KoMets with a 88-54 win.

The second-ranked Packers used a balanced scoring attack, with four players in double figures and several others getting into the act, too. Tom Aase led the way with 18 points, while Zach Wessels had 17, Joe Aase 16 and Bret Lukes 14. Nik Gasner added 8 points, Gach Gach 7, Ajuda Nywesh 5 and Collin Weisert 3 to round out the scoring.

Here are the highlights:

Next up for the Packers will be Edina on Saturday, Dec. 8 in Minnetonka as part of the Breakdown Sports Tip-Off Classic.

Section Celebration

18 Mar

In previous posts about the Packers’ section championship victory over New Prague, we featured the game-winning dunk and its immediate aftermath, as well as a more complete set of game highlights.

Here is video from the ensuing crowd celebration, as well as the Austin players receiving their medals and the team trophy:

Fan bus details for Wednesday’s games will be announced tomorrow. Follow the Packers on Twitter, and find the Fast Break Club on Facebook to stay up to date on all of the Packer news.

Packers Stay Perfect at Home

18 Jan

The Austin boys raced to a 48-26 halftime lead Tuesday and cruised to a 77-55 win over Winona to run their home record to 6-0.

Joe Aase led the Packers with 26 points (20 in the first half), while Zach Wessels added 14, Tom Aase scored 11, Bret Lukes 8, Collin Weisert 7, Nathan Schwab 5, Goliath Oboyo 4 and Zach Vierkandt 2.

Read the story in the Austin Daily Herald, and watch the highlights:

Next up for the Packers is a trip to Rochester on Friday to face John Marshall.

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