Sponsors along with booster club donate significant funds.
NOVEMBER 1, 2019 – A new Tiger Tunnel was unveiled for the Tigers on Friday morning, offering a grand entrance for the football team on Friday nights.
The project, spearheaded by the Silsbee Tiger Nation Football Booster Club, gained some significant sponsors in Eastex Credit Union, Silsbee Toyota, Silsbee Ford, and Toyota Motor Sales, USA to donate towards the $12,245 custom-made tunnel.
Eastex Credit Union donated $6,000, and Silsbee Toyota & Ford donated $3,500. Toyota Motor Sales, USA is committed to $2,500. The remaining portion was donated by the football booster club.
The tunnel, which now carries the Silsbee Tiger Nation logo, is 30-feet tall and comes complete with smoke machines. The tiger eye also has light as an added feature.
The 2019 Silsbee High School Tiger Keepers inflated the new tunnel on Friday morning for the first time.