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Lehigh Valley Schools to Participate in St. Luke’s Rivalry Series
March 28, 2019

High Schools will celebrate their school pride during an IronPigs game

The Lehigh Valley IronPigs will be celebrating local school districts and communities in the all-new St. Luke’s University Health Network Rivalry Series starting on Opening Night, Thursday, April 4 at Coca-Cola Park.

Multiple schools will be celebrating their pride with classmates, alumni and friends throughout the opening month at Coca-Cola Park. These communities will be able to show off their school pride as the Lehigh Valley IronPigs play each of their scheduled games.

Tickets start at $8 and the first 250 purchasers from each school will receive a t-shirt in their school’s colors.  Here is a list of the rivalry series:

  • Thursday, April 4: Catasauqua vs. Salisbury
  • Saturday, April 6: Easton vs. Nazareth
  • Sunday, April 7: Parkland vs. Emmaus
  • Friday, April 19: Whitehall vs. Northampton
  • Saturday, April 20: William Allen vs. Dieruff
  • Friday, April 26: Northern Lehigh vs. Northwestern Lehigh
  • Saturday, April 27: Saucon Valley vs. Southern Lehigh
  • Sunday, April 28: Liberty vs. Freedom

Fans can purchase tickets for the rivalry series online at ironpigsbaseball.com or by calling (610) 841-PIGS (7447).

Contact Info: Michael Ventola, 610-841-1317, mventola@ironpigsbaseball.com

 

The 2019 IronPigs season is the team’s 12th as the top affiliate for the Philadelphia Phillies and 12th at Coca-Cola Park. Follow the IronPigs on Twitter at @IronPigs and like them on Facebook via www.facebook.com/LHVIronPigs.

 

About St. Luke’s

Founded in 1872, St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN) is a fully integrated, regional, non-profit network of more than 15,000 employees providing services at 10 hospitals and over 320 outpatient sites.  With annual net revenue greater than $2 billion, the Network’s service area includes 10 counties: Lehigh, Northampton, Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Montgomery, Monroe and Schuylkill counties in Pennsylvania and Warren and Hunterdon counties in New Jersey.  Dedicated to advancing medical education, St. Luke’s is the preeminent teaching hospital in central-eastern Pennsylvania.  In partnership with Temple University, St. Luke’s created the Lehigh Valley’s first and only regional medical school campus.  It also operates the nation’s longest continuously operating School of Nursing, established in 1884, and 28 fully accredited graduate medical educational programs with 226 residents and fellows.  St. Luke’s is the only Lehigh Valley-based health care system with Medicare’s five- and four-star ratings (the highest) for quality, efficiency and patient satisfaction.  St. Luke’s is both a Leapfrog Group and Healthgrades Top Hospital.  In 2019, three of IBM Watson Health’s 100 Top Hospitals were St. Luke’s hospitals.  St. Luke’s University Hospital has earned the 100 Top Major Teaching Hospital designation from IBM Watson Health seven times total and five years in a row. St. Luke’s has also been cited by IBM Watson Health as a 50 Top Cardiovascular Program.  Utilizing the Epic electronic medical record (EMR) system for both inpatient and outpatient services, the Network is a multi-year recipient of the Most Wired award recognizing the breadth of the SLUHN’s information technology applications such as telehealth, online scheduling and online pricing information.  St. Luke’s is also recognized as one of the state’s lowest cost providers.