Four Ballinger High School students have been chosen to participate in the 16th annual Big Country Chevy Dealers Fellowship of Christian Athletes All-Star Festival. They include Justin Carson, son of Junior and Rosemary Carson, playing football, Jessica Good daughter of Cathy and Shane Landers, for cheerleading, Ben Holden, son of Stuart and Shelly Holden, playing baseball and Chelsea Toliver, daughter of Joseph and Caroline Toliver, playing basketball.
Over 260 area student athletes were selected for the games that benefit the Big Country Area Office of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Representing approximately 60 area schools, the rosters for the North and South squads were announced at a Press Conference on Sunday, February 15, 2015, at Beltway Park Baptist Church in Abilene, Texas.
These all Stars were nominated by their head coaches for the games, which features schools from an approximate 100-mile radius of Abilene covering 37 counties.
Basketball players and cheerleaders will report for two-a-day workouts in Brownwood on Tuesday,, June 9th. The football squad will report on Wednesday, June 10th in Abilene. The baseball squad will also report on June 10th but in San Angelo. There will be lots of activities that they will be involved in during that time and will all be honored at an Induction Banquet on Sunday, May 3rd at the Abilene Civic Center.
The All-Star Festival will be played in three cities. The Basketball games will be played in Brownwood at the Brownwood Coliseum on Thursday, June 11th, at 6 PM for women and 8 PM for men. The Baseball games will be played in San Angelo on Friday, June 12th with exact times and locations to be announced later. The Football games will be played in Abilene on Saturday, June 13th. The Mryle Greenhouse ALl-Star Classic football game will be played at 7 PM at Shotwell Stadium. Congratulations to all FCA Athletes.