VC to host High School All-Star Baseball Game

Victoria College will host its first High School All-Star Baseball Game for area seniors on Saturday, May 21 at Riverside Stadium.

Nineteen area schools have been invited to nominate deserving senior baseball athletes to participate. This inaugural High School All-Star game is meant to contribute to the Victoria Crossroads’ rich baseball history, along with showcasing area talent.

Schools invited to participate, include:

  • Victoria East and West
  • Faith Family
  • Victoria St. Joseph
  • Calhoun
  • Yorktown
  • Bloomington
  • Gonzales
  • Goliad
  • Ganado
  • Edna
  • Yoakum
  • Industrial
  • Shiner
  • Shiner-St. Paul
  • Hallettsville
  • Hallettsville Sacred Heart
  • Cuero
  • Refugio
  • Palacios
  • Karnes City
  • Kenedy
  • El Campo
  • Louise

Based on the positions they play, athletes selected as All Stars will be divided into two teams on game day.  The maroon team will be coached by VC Baseball Coach Matt Williams and the white team will be coached by VC Baseball Coach Phillip Barron. Additionally, members of the VC Pirates baseball team will assist with coaching and workout with the All Stars during practice and the pre-game warm up.

Pre-game ceremonies are scheduled to include entertainment by the VC Treasures Dance Team along with the participants from their recent youth dance camp. There will also be baseball-related activities for both children and adults. Following the game, special recognition will be given to area teams now in their post season.

For ticket information, please contact Mary Mayes at 361-573-3291 x. 3308 or via e-mail at

If you go…

What: High School All Star Baseball Game

When: Saturday, May 21, gates open at 5 p.m., game starts at 6 p.m.

Where: Riverside Stadium inside Riverside Park

Cost: $5 adults, $3 students, children under 5 free

VC students, faculty and staff free with ID

Published: Thursday, 12 May 2011

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