This autumn marks the debut of the much-anticipated Air Capital high school football series 2023, proudly presented by Mel Hambelton Ford at the Wind Surge and Riverfront Stadium. This thrilling series, unfurling throughout September and October, brings together 13 local teams across seven enthralling matches. Fans can expect to witness some of the area’s fiercest rivalries come to life on the field, promising a season full of high-stakes competition and unforgettable moments.
The Holy War and Other Major Rivalries
Bishop Carroll and Kapaun Mt. Carmel’s famous ‘Holy War’ makes a comeback to Riverfront Stadium, following a record-breaking audience of 8,066 during their 2022 clash. Other headlining rivalries include Maize South High School vs Maize High School, Andover High School vs Andover Central High School, and Buhler High School vs McPherson High School.
According to Wind Surge general manager Bob Moulette, the blueprint for this series was formulated over the last two seasons. The overwhelming turnout for the ‘Holy War’ demonstrated the community’s appetite for high school football, and the team felt compelled to extend similar opportunities to other student-athletes. Air Capital High School Football Series 2023.
Riverfront Stadium Schedule
The series schedule is as follows:
- Friday, September 29: Maize South High School vs Maize High School – 7:00 PM
- Friday, October 6: Bishop Carroll High School vs Kapaun Mt. Carmel – 7:00 PM
- Saturday, October 7: West High School vs North High School – 7:00 PM
- Thursday, October 12: Northwest High School vs West High School -7:00 PM
- Friday, October 13: Andover High School vs Andover Central High School – 7:00 PM
- Thursday, October 19: Buhler High School vs McPherson High School – 7:00 PM
- Friday, October 20: Derby High School vs Newton High School – 7:00 PM
Grab Your Tickets Now
You can buy tickets online, over the phone, or directly from the Riverfront Stadium box office, open from Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. We offer adult tickets for $8 and tickets for students and children for just $4. For more information on hospitality and suite rentals, visit Wichita Wind Surge starting August 1, 2023.