NLA Varsity Boys’ Basketball Team is State Bound 2023

Congratulations to our Eagles Boys’ Basketball team for their win against Legacy Christian Academy, claiming the Section 4A Championship for the second year in a row! Our Varsity boys head to the STATE TOURNAMENT this Wednesday, March 22. We are so excited to pack the stands and support our team.

#2 New Life Academy Eagles vs. Spring Grove

Friday, March 24, 2023, at 2 PM | Target Center

The following information provides details for our students:

Early Release:

Friday: Classes will end for MS/US students at 12:45 PM. All students will have an opportunity to eat lunch before the fan buses leave at 12:55 PM.

Early Ed and Lower School will maintain regular school hours; however, any EE and LS students who want to attend the games will be marked as excused. Parents must fill out an absence form ahead of time and notify teachers if they will be gone.

Upper School Fan Bus:

There will be two fan buses to provide transportation for Upper School students only to the State Tournament games and back to New Life Academy. Here is the schedule for the fan busses:

  • Friday, March 24 (If NLA wins in 1st round) – 2nd round
    • Fan bus will leave at 12:55 PM

Backpacks are not allowed on the bus.

To secure your spot on the fan bus, click here!


“Section 4A Champions” t-shirts are STILL available for $15. The shirts can be worn as uniform wear for MS and US students and are “spirit wear” for LS students. Only sizes small and medium are available. Quantities are limited and will be sold first come, first served. You can purchase a shirt at the link below (you must have your Veracross login information to purchase).

Buy a T-Shirt!

The following information provides details regarding the State Tournament games March 22-March 24:


Single-session tickets must be purchased online! These tickets DO NOT include in/out privileges. Make sure you choose the correct day/session when purchasing your tickets.

$17.50 for adults – $11.50 for students.

No senior discounts. Non-school-age children are free.

Day passes (with in and out privileges) can be purchased on-site with a card only.

Buy your tickets here!

Game Details:

Second Round:

2nd round play is on Friday, March 24, at 2 PM at Target Center.

Spectator Guide:

See the spectator guide for policies regarding bags, cameras, and backpacks.


Streaming is available for all games. However, there are two separate streaming platforms, depending on which game(s) you want to stream.

*Note: Our athletic posts on Facebook get hit with a high volume of spam, so please do not click on any links advertising streaming options. Below are the only verified streaming options to watch the game.

Streaming for Quarterfinals, third place, and consolation

Streaming for Semi-finals and championship

For more information, check out the MSHSL website. You can also reference the class A bracket.