ESU Athletics Set for Annual Scholarship Auction

East Stroudsburg University will hold its 8th Annual Scholarship Auction on Blue Ridge TV-13 on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday night next week from 6-10 p.m.

ESU coaches and administrators and local media personalities will host for four hours on all three nights. Photos, vacation packages, ski packages, golf packages, massage packages, autographed memorabilia and great deals on offers from many local business will all be available.

This year’s top items include a certified 1997 Nissan Maxima donated from Halterman’s Toyota Mitsubishi and autographed items from professional athletes, including Michael Vick, Ryan Howard, Cole Hamels, Julius Erving, C.C. Sabathia, Eli Manning, DeSean Jackson, Y.A. Tittle, Abby Wambach and the 1980 Philadelphia Phillies World Series championship team.

Tickets to upcoming events at Pocono Raceway and Penn’s Peak will be offered along with merchandise from James Diamond Jewelry and Liquid Fence and overnight stays at The Chateau Resort and Conference Center, Budget Inn and Suites, The Inn at Pocono Manor, Shawnee and Split Rock Resort.

Gift certificates from restaurants include Texas Roadhouse, Chili’s, Cherry Valley Bistro, Grandpa Pete’s Bagels, Jock ‘n Jill’s Sports Bar and J.R.’s Grill and Salad Bar.

All of the money raised goes to grant-in-aid for athletic scholarships for future student-athletes at ESU, including scholarships for local high school athletes who go on to compete for the Warriors.

The ESU Athletic Department would like to thank all of the sponsors and businesses who are participating in the auction. Donations are still being accepted by contacting Angela Beers at (570) 422-3179 or