Press Releases Banner

AISD Celebrates House Park Re-opening and 14th Annual Taco Shack Bowl

Anderson Trojans and the McCallum Knights battle for the win

Join Austin ISD to celebrate the re-opening of House Park with a ribbon-cutting, followed by the 14th Annual Taco Shack Bowl.
The Taco Shack Bowl, hosted by Taco Shack, is a football game between high school rivals--the Anderson Trojans and the McCallum Knights.
On Memorial Day weekend, House Park was flooded, damaging the artificial turf that was installed in 2008. Over the summer, the grounds were cleaned and a transformer and  the turf was replaced.
House Park, which opened in 1939, can now continue to serve as the home field for Anderson, Austin, Lanier and McCallum high schools.
What: A ribbon cutting, followed by a coin flip with Superintendent Paul Cruz.
When: Thursday, Aug. 27 Ribbon cutting at 7 p.m.; game begins at 7:30 p.m.
Where: House Park Stadium, 1301 Shoal Creek Blvd.
The game winner will be awarded the "Taco Shack Bowl" trophy during a presentation on the field immediately following the game.
Pep Rallies are scheduled at both schools on Thursday, Aug. 27
  • 3:45 p.m.                     McCallum High School
  • 9 a.m. and 10 a.m.       Anderson High School