Basketball alumni to reunite at tournament

Present and former members of the Summerland Secondary School Rockets basketball teams will face each other on the court on Saturday.

Present and former members of the Summerland Secondary School Rockets basketball teams will face each other on the court on Saturday.

The annual Summerland Secondary School Homecoming Tournament will be held on Dec. 21.

A total of five games are scheduled.

The action begins at 10:30 a.m. when the graduates of 2002 and earlier will face the current Rockets senior boys team.

At noon the 2003 to 2009 alumni will compete against the 2010 to 2013 team.

Two girls alumni teams will meet at 1:30 p.m.

The next games are slated for 3 and 4:30 p.m. Teams in those games will be determined by the results of the earlier games.

The tournament has become a Summerland tradition. It is held annually during the festive season and provides a chance for former players to reconnect.

Players will pay to play in the tournament. The cost is $20 for alumni boys players and $10 for alumni girls players.

Proceeds will go to the senior Rockets basketball program.

Alumni who want to participate are asked to contact Blair Haddrell or Walker Outdoor Ed on Facebook or call 250-494-1759 and leave their name, telephone number and graduation year.

 

Just Posted

Nomination period closes for Summerland Chamber awards

More than 130 submissions received for 81st annual Business and Community Excellence Awards

Death Café returns to Okanagan

Vernon, Kelowna and Summerland events toast touchy subject

Highway 97 rock slide north of Summerland beginning to stabilize

Costs of road work so far estimated at between $300,000 and $350,000

Family Day long weekend expected to be sunny and cool in South Okanagan

Flurries forecasted for the first half of the weekend, followed by bluebird skies and milder temps

More snow on the way for Okanagan-Shuswap

Up to 5 cm of the white stuff could fall across the Okanagan - Shuswap on Friday

VIDEO: Canada’s flag turns 54 today

The maple leaf design by George Stanley made its first appearance Feb. 15, 1965

Eight cases of measles confirmed in Vancouver outbreak

Coastal Health official say the cases stem from the French-language Ecole Jules Verne Secondary

Semi loses control on Highway 97A in Shuswap

Slippery roads contribute to crash of transport truck carrying tires

BREAKING: Plecas won’t run in next election if legislature oversight reforms pass

B.C. Speaker and Abbotsford South MLA says he feels ‘great sympathy’ for Jody Wilson-Raybould

Infighting at Kelowna Yacht Club makes it to court

Marc Whittemore, a local lawyer and prominent member of the club, filed a notice of civil claim Feb. 1

Workshop with ‘accent reduction’ training cancelled at UBC

The workshop was cancelled the same day as an email was sent out to international students

Former B.C. premier Gordon Campbell accused of sexual touching

Accuser went to police, interviewed by Britian’s Daily Telegraph

Syrian refugee responds to racism in Canada

Guest columnist Mustafa Zaqrit

Most Read