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Alumni Basketball Game Set For Saturday, March 23

The 7th annual Ava High School Alumni Basketball Game will be held on Saturday night, March 23, in the Ava High School gym.

The women’s game will begin at 6 o’clock with the men’s game to follow at 7:30 p.m.

Each player will pay a participation fee of $10 and will receive a commemorative T-shirt. Proceeds of the event go to the Mandy Hampton Scholarship Fund.

Last year saw an outstanding turnout of more than 40 former Ava High School players participating.

Former members of the Bears and Lady Bears teams are urged to contact their former teammates and invite them to come play this year.

For more information, or to register, players should contact Rex Sawyer, AHS athletic director, at 417-683-5747; or e-mail: