On Saturday, November 18th, 64 local high school boys’ and girls’ basketball teams will be facing off in a one-day scrimmage event to raise funds in support of the American Cancer Society through the Coaches Vs. Cancer program.

Matches are set to take place on two campuses – at VVS High School and Oneida High School – beginning at 10 AM and running through Noon with another set of matches running from 1 PM to 4 PM.

Come on out and cheer on athletes from VVS, Canastota, Oriskany, Stockbridge, Westmoreland, Oneida, Waterville, Cazenovia, Utica-Proctor, Whitesboro, Madison, Clinton, Oswego, Chittenango, Carthage, CVA, Dolgeville, Mount Markham, Oxford, Little Falls, Tully, Fayetteville-Manlius, Town of Webb, Herkimer and Holy Cross.

Admission is $3 per person. There will also be a 50/50 and an opportunity to write the name of a loved one who has battled cancer on special Coaches vs. Cancer pin-ups to be displayed on a wall of honor at both venues. All participating basketball officials will also be waiving their stipends in support of the event.

For more info on the event, contact Barry Van Dreason, Volunteer Coordinator, at 315-363-5636 or contact VVS or Oneida High School.

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