The 2017 edition of the Elder football Panthers begin their season tonight at Viking Stadium (Princeton High School) against the Lakota West Firebirds. The game is part of the 20th Annual Skyline Chili Crosstown Showdown.
Tickets for the game will be available at the gate. All tickets are $10.
Directions to Viking Stadium
Parking at Princeton High School will be free. Handicap parking can be found near the tennis courts.
The Prep Sports Radio Network broadcast can be hard on the following AM and FM stations:
- AM 740 WNOP, Delhi/Cincinnati
- AM 910 WPFB, Middletown/Dayton
- FM 89.5 WHSS, Hamilton/Oxford
Internet streams can also be found on:
Radio and Internet broadcast begins at 6:30 PM.
The game will also be streamed via Elder’s mobile apps for iOS and Android.
Tom Nugent announced to the team today that he is stepping down as Head Lacrosse Coach at Elder High School after seven seasons.
Coach Nugent compiled a 64 – 55 record while at Elder and was named the Ohio High School Lacrosse Association Coach of the Year in 2014. Under his guidance, eight players were named all-region, seven all-city, three all-league and one all-state.
A search for his replacement will be announced. Coach Nugent will continue to teach at Elder High School.
Football Season Tickets and General Admission Packages will go on-sale starting Thursday, August 17!
Reserved Season tickets will be available for early-bird pick-up this Thursday during the Elder vs. Anderson scrimmage from 4:30 -7:30 in the Ticket Office.
- Parking Passes will be distributed to the parking lottery winners with their season ticket order.
Also going on sale Thursday during the scrimmage:
The High School Showdown on Friday, August 25th vs. Lakota West at Princeton H.S.
- All tickets are $8 pre-sale ($10 at the gate)
General Admission Tickets to all Home games – Adults -> $25
General Admission Tickets to all Home games – H.S. Students -> $20
General Admission Tickets to all Home games – Grade School Students -> $15
Fall Sports Passes for current Elder H.S. students -> $20
Additional sales times:
- Friday, Aug. 18th – 9:00 am – 12:00 pm in the Fieldhouse Ticket Office
- Monday, Aug. 21st – 9:00 am – 12:00 pm in the Fieldhouse Ticket Office
- Tuesday, Aug. 22nd – 9:00 am – 12:00 pm in the Fieldhouse Ticket Office
- Tuesday, Aug. 22nd – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm in the Fieldhouse Ticket Office
- Wednesday, Aug. 23rd – 9:00 am – 12:00 pm in the Fieldhouse Ticket Office
- Thursday, Aug. 24th – 9:00 am – 12:00 pm in the Fieldhouse Ticket Office
- Thursday, Aug. 24th – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm in the Fieldhouse Ticket Office
- Friday, Aug. 25th – 9:00 am – 12:00 pm in the Fieldhouse Ticket Office
In tonight’s NFL preseason game between the Buffalo Bills and Minnesota Vikings, three former Elder Football players will be on the field:
- Eric Wood – Buffalo Bills – Elder class of 2004
- Kyle Rudolph – Minnesota Vikings – Elder class of 2008
- Jake Lindsey – Buffalo Bills – Elder class of 2011
The game kicks off at 7:00 PM in Ralph Wilson Stadium in Buffalo, NY.
Due to construction on the campus of Anderson High School, our Thursday, August 17th scrimmage will now be played at Elder High School.
The Junior Varsity scrimmage will begin at 5:00PM. They will run a controlled scrimmage (alternating possessions of 10 plays each) until 5:45PM.
The varsity will warm-up at 5:45 PM and scrimmage at 6:00 PM.
Elder’s Spirit Store is excited to offer items specific for Elder football Fans all across the land. For a limited time, you can order golf shirts, jackets, t-shirts, hats and more with the trademark Elder football logos. We are also offering items for women, for they are part of the Elder Family too!
Check out the selection online at:
This is a custom order, so there are no refunds. You can choose to have your purchases shipped directly to your home or you can pick them up in the Spirit Store on September 1st, the day of our first home football game versus Oak Hills. But hurry…the online store closes on Monday, August 7, 2017!
Golf, Soccer and Cross Country spirit wear coming soon!
As reported by WCPO and The Cincinnati Enquirer, due to recent changes in NCAA rules, the week 1 Elder football game versus Lakota West has been moved. Originally scheduled to be played at 6PM at Nippert Stadium, the game will now be played at Princeton High School’s Viking Stadium at 7PM on Friday, August 26.
This will be the Panthers’ 20th consecutive year participating in the Skyline Chili Crosstown Showdown.
Guarantee yourself a seat in The Pit for the 2017 Elder Football Season! Complete and return the attached form by July 28.
For more information contact: Scott Louis, Business Manager (LouisSM@elderhs.net) or Kevin Espelage, Athletic Director (EspelageKJ@elderhs.net) via e-mail. Or by calling 513-921-3744.
Click below to download or print your order form:
Saturday, June 3 at Capital University:
Division I Quarterfinal
10:00am – St Ignatius vs. Westerville South
11:45am – St Xavier vs. Centerville
1:30pm – Beavercreek vs. ELDER
3:15pm – Hilliard Darby vs. St Edward
Sunday, June 4 at Capital University:
Division I Semifinals
10:00am – St. Ignatius/Westerville South Winner vs. St Xavier/Centerville Winner
12:00pm – Beavercreek/ELDER Winner vs. Hilliard Darby/St Edward Winner
Division I State Championship
State Tournament Info – http://www.ohioboysvolleyball.com/index.php/state-tournament1
State Tournament Bracket – http://www.ohioboysvolleyball.com/docs/brackets/pdf/D1_State.php
This Saturday, May 27, Elder hosts the 2017 OHSBVA South Region Tournament in the Elder Memorial Fieldhouse.
The action begins at 4:00 PM with the Division II Regional Finals as #1 McNicholas Rockets face #3 Badin Rams. Immediately following the match will be the OHSBVA South Region Awards Ceremony. At 5:30 PM is the Division I South Region #1 Finals with #1 Moeller taking on #3 St. Xavier Bombers. The final match of the evening is the Division 1 South Region #2 Finals with #2 Elder Panthers hosting #5 Oak Hills at 7:00 PM.
Admission for the 3 matches is $8 for adults and $5 for seniors/students. Kids age 5 and under are free.
OHSBVA State Tournament Information
OHSBVA State Tournament Bracket