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11th Annual Alumni Basketball Games Are This Saturday

The 11th annual Alumni Basketball Games will be held this Saturday night, March 4, at the Ava High School gym.

All former Ava High School basketball players – both men and women – are urged to sign up, then come and participate in these fun and exciting basketball contests.

The games will begin at 6 o’clock, starting with the women’s game. The men’s game  will follow, beginning around 7:30 p.m.

Proceeds from these games benefit the Mandy Hampton Memorial Scholarship Fund.

All former Ava High School basketball players are invited to come and participate in these games, which annually bring back a slate of more than 40 players.

The participation fee of $10 includes a T-shirt for each player.

You may register by calling Rex Sawyer, Ava High School athletic director, at 417-683-5747, or email: You may also FAX your registration to 417-683-2306; or mail it to PO Box 338, Ava, MO 65608.

When registering please give your year of graduation and T-shirt size.

The games will not only provide a night of competitive basketball action, but are also exciting to watch from the stands. Nonplayers are encouraged to come out and enjoy an evening of basketball action, and also help support the scholarship fund that provides annual scholarships to graduating athletes at Ava High School.