Champions Day offers hoop dreams

Published: Thursday, July 3, 2014 at 09:09 AM.

The second annual Champions Day, sponsored by 8-5-0 Athletics, will be held Saturday at the Washington Recreation Center.

The day, sporting the theme “Turning Dreams into Reality” will feature basketball games, skill contests, motivational speakers and more.

The fun starts at 11 a.m. ET. The Washington Recreation Center is located at 411 Kenny Street in Port St. Joe.

There will be several age levels of hoop games during the day.

In the 11-and-under age group a team from Port St. Joe will face a squad from Franklin County and the Port St. Joe Middle School (Junior High) team will contest a middle school team out of Panama City.

Then the older gents get in the act.

Alumni teams from the Port St. Joe High School classes of 1998-2001, 2002-2006 and 2007-2012 will comprise three teams and they will be joined in a single-elimination tournament by the Port St. Joe High School varsity squad and special guests, the Macon (GA) Wildcats.

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