MYSTICS TO SUPPORT LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL TALENTPosted on February 10, 2014
MYSTICS TO SUPPORT LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL TALENT
Team Also Announces Thibault’s Social Media Participation
WASHINGTON, D.C.–The Washington Mystics and Monumental Network will take part in the festivities during the high school game to be played on Feb. 14 featuring South Lakes High School and McLean High School. The game will be played at South Lakes High School located in Reston, VA and tipoff is scheduled for 5:45 pm.
Mystics Head Coach Mike Thibault will be attending the game in addition to the team’s mascot Pax. Game highlights, postgame interviews with coaches, players, students and fans will be available on Monumental Network. Fans attending the game will have a chance to win tickets for the 2014 Mystics season as well as other prizes.
The team also announced that during the game, Coach Thibault will take over the team’s official twitter account (@WashMystics) to share his thoughts on the contest. Moving forward, he will tweet occasionally from the team’s official account to share his general thoughts and opinions on various matters.
About the Washington Mystics
The WNBA’s Washington Mystics are owned and operated by Monumental Sports & Entertainment, which is one of the largest integrated sports and entertainment companies in the country with one of the most diverse partnership groups in all of sports. The group also owns and operates the NBA’s Washington Wizards, the NHL’s Washington Capitals and Verizon Center – the premier sports and entertainment venue in Washington, D.C. Monumental Sports & Entertainment also oversees the management of Kettler Capitals Iceplex, the state-of-the-art training facility for the Capitals, and George Mason University's Patriot Center.
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