Guest Post — Oct. 4, 2013
Note from Dan: Regular reader Tim Witten of Roanoke raises some interesting questions about local high school football games.
By Tim Witten
I am writing to see if you could help shed some light on something, or at least give me a different perspective. Maybe I am missing something. It’s not a huge deal, but it bothers me.
The cost of admission to attend a Patrick Henry high school football game is $6.00 per person over the age of 5 (I think that’s the age cut-off). So, for my family of 4 to attend its almost $25. This doesn’t include the cost of drinks, popcorn, etc.
I know that compared to college games it is relatively inexpensive. But, aren’t we already paying for these games through our taxes? Don’t schools want MORE people to attend and support their kids? Do schools charge for attendance to other sports? Read more »