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Lions’ Tip Off tourney gets hoops underway

Posted on Monday, October 21, 2013 at 4:43 pm

Fayetteville Lions Club will once again kick off the local basketball season with their Lions Club Tip Off Tournament.

This year’s event will be held at Ninth Grade Academy.

The double elimination tournament gets underway at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, with six games played that day.

Action continues Monday through Thursday starting at 4:30 p.m. each day.

Championship play begins Nov. 2, tipping off at 12:45 p.m.

Admission is $5 per day.

The Lions Club will provide concessions throughout the tournament.

The opening day’s games include girls, Riverside vs. Unity at 10:30 a.m.; boys, Highland Rim vs. Unity, 11:45 a.m.; girls, Fayetteville vs. Blanche, 1 p.m.; boys, Blanche vs. South Lincoln, 2:15 p.m.; girls, Flintville vs. South Lincoln, 3:30 p.m.; boys, Riverside vs. Fayetteville, 4:45 p.m.