July 11, 2014
HOUSTON - Houston Softball Head Coach Kyla Holas has been asked to be a part of the Rocketman Celebrity Slam softball game at Minute Maid Park Tuesday, July 15, hosted by seven-time Cy Young Award winner and former Astros pitching legend Roger Clemens.
Holas will pitch during batting practice and will serve as a guest coach for one of the teams.
"I am excited about this opportunity and happy that Houston Softball will be represented. I hope those hours of BP pay off, and everyone has a great experience," Holas said.
The all-star celebrity lineup for the softball game includes Astros greats Jeff Bagwell and Roy Oswalt, Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley, Houston Texans punter Shane Lechler, Olympian and professional softball player Cat Osterman as well as many other former and current athletes from across the sports world. Local Houston rapper Paul Wall, country music artist Toby Keith, actor Lee Majors anda several other celebrities from the music and entertainment industry will also participate in the Rocketman Celebrity Slam.
5:00 p.m. - Gates open for fans, military and sponsors
5:45 p.m. - Batting Practice
7:00 p.m. - Celebrity Softball game begins
8:45 p.m. - Concert
The game is scheduled to last seven innings, ending at approximately 8:30 p.m. There will also be live musical entertainment between innings and after the game.
The 2014 MLB All-Star Game will also be live-streaming on `El Grande', the HD big screen, so fans can watch both games simultaneously.
Proceeds of the charitable event will benefit the Roger Clemens Foundation, other children's charities and the military.
For more information, visit RogerClemensFoundation.org or call 713-532-0021.
For tickets, please contact the Houston Astros ticket office or visit http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/0C004CE3A05E545F.
2014 FOOTBALL SEASON TICKETS
Houston fans can guarantee a place in history by purchasing season tickets for the first season in the new TDECU Stadium. Season tickets are currently on sale starting at just $140 as are Memorial Hermann Family Plan four-pack season tickets, two adult and two youth, for just $299. Lower-level reserved season tickets start at just $200.
Fans interested in purchasing Houston Football season tickets for as low as $140 for seven games can contact the Ticket Sales department online or by calling 713-GO-COOGS (462-6647).
Houston opens the 2014 season at 8 p.m., Friday, Aug. 29, when it hosts UTSA in the first game in TDECU Stadium.
YOUNG ALUMNI TICKET INFORMATION
University of Houston alumni from the last five years (2010-14) can purchase season tickets for just $125 (upper levels) and $175 (lower level) in specially designated Young Alumni sections with a multiplier of four times donations to Cougar Pride giving levels for the first five years after graduation. Young Alumni can purchase tickets here or by calling 713-GO-COOGS (462-6647).
GROUP TICKET INFORMATION
Single-game group ticket sales for the inaugural season in TDECU Stadium are now on sale via the Houston Athletics Ticket Office. Groups of at least 10 or more can purchase tickets starting at just $21 per person to any of Houston's seven home games, including 2014 Fiesta Bowl champion UCF, by calling the Houston Athletics Ticket Office at 713-GO-COOGS (462-6647) or by clicking here.