HOUSTON, April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourth year in a row, landmark cafeteria chain Luby's and Fuddruckers, home of the "World's Greatest Hamburgers"®, will serve as the Presenting Sponsors of the Texas High School Coaches Association (THSCA) All-Star Games. The games are a key component of the Annual THSCA Convention and Coaching School. Celebrating 81 years, this year's installment will be held at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth from July 28-31.
According to Peter Tropoli, Chief Operating Officer, "The Luby's and Fuddruckers brands have long been known for their commitment to education, and as a Texas-based business, Luby's Inc. is thrilled to be supporting a Lone Star organization of this caliber, in addition to a family-friendly event that provides and wonderful time for athletes, coaches, parents and fans."
2013 marks the 79 th time the All-Star Football game has been played and the 69 th return of the All-Star Basketball game. The teams are comprised of Texas high school players of all classifications from across the state. Over the years, the events have drawn notable athletes including Shaquille O'Neal, Bo Outlaw, Tom Landry, Drew Brees, LaDanian Tomlinson, Jamal Charles and Lovie Smith.
THSCA is celebrating 82 years as the principle advocate and leadership organization for Texas high school coaches. The group's mission is to help and serve Texas high school coaches as they work to help and serve student athletes."We are really proud to have Luby's and Fuddruckers on board again to make the All-Star Games a memorable event for these deserving athletes," said D.W. Rutledge, Executive Director, THSCA. "We appreciate the support Luby's Inc. has given to high school athletics and coaches across the state." About Luby's Inc.Luby's, Inc. operates restaurants under the brands Luby's Cafeteria, Fuddruckers and Cheeseburger in Paradise and provides food service management through its Luby's Culinary Services division. The company-operated restaurants include 93 Luby's cafeterias, 63 Fuddruckers restaurants, 23 Cheeseburger in Paradise full service restaurants and bars, two Koo KooRoo Chicken Bistros, and one Bob Luby's Seafood Grill. Its 93 Luby's cafeterias are located throughout Texas and other states. Its Fuddruckers restaurants include 63 company-operated locations and 120 franchises across the United States (including Puerto Rico), Canada, and Mexico. Luby's Culinary Services provides food service management to 18 sites consisting of healthcare, higher education and corporate dining locations. SOURCE Luby's Fuddruckers Restaurants, LLC