A 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament is open to the public and will be hosted by the Coyle School Foundation and Alumni Association at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 28 in the Coyle School gymnasium. The registration fee is $15 per person. The first prize for the 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament is $100. Contact Julie Flasch Weathers if you have a team for the tournament at 405-202-7915. The tournament is open to surrounding communities.
The teams will play to 15 points. The 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament rules include that games must start with three players on each team. Rules will be sent to the teams entering. Students K-12 are not eligible to play in the basketball tournament. A concession stand will be available during the tournament.
“We have offered this 3-on-3 basketball tournament for a number of years and we welcome entries from surrounding communities,” stated Julie Weathers, a member of the Coyle Alumni Board. “The funds raised will be used for the Wayne Gross Memorial Scholarship which will be given to a Coyle Senior to attend college,” she said.
Also, the evening of March 28 hosts the Coyle Alumni Basketball games. The Coyle alumni women’s basketball games begin at 6:30 p.m. followed by the Coyle alumni men’s basketball games. This is also a fundraiser for the Wayne Gross Memorial Scholarship. During the alumni basketball games, there will also be contests which include a freethrow shooting contest, a 3 pointshot contest, and a half-court shot contest.
The public is encouraged to attend the alumni basketball games as well as the 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament. The fee for entry to attend as a spectator to the 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament is $1 for adults and children are free. The fee for entry to attend as a spectator of player for the alumni basketball games is $5 per adult and $3 per child, K-12. Senior citizens 65 and older may attend at no charge.