Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Western Athletic Conference’s Annual “Coach vs. Cancer Tip-Off Classic” Scheduled for This Weekend

The Western Athletic Conference’s annual “Coach vs. Cancer Tip-Off Classic” is set to take place this weekend at Fulton-Montgomery Community College in Johnstown.

This year’s repertoire of high school boys’ basketball games includes 11 varsity games as well as a joint venture game. The following schools are scheduled to attend: Shalmont, Loudonville Christian, Galway, Bishop Maggin, Madrid-Wadington, Richfield Springs, Canajohari, Northville, Sharon Springs, OESJ, Adamston, Middleburg, Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons, Wales, Salem, Mayfield, Fonda-Fultonville and Fort Plaine.

All proceeds from the event, including a raffle of donated items, will benefit the American Cancer Society; Northville athletic director and boys’ basketball head coach John Karbowski said the event raised more than $8,000 for the American Cancer Society in 2018 and 2019. The event did not take place in 2020 due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.

The action begins on Saturday at 10 a.m. with a joint venture game between Galway and Richfield Springs, and six varsity games follow. The next day, there are five varsity games; The first is at 11 a.m., and then the next four will be followed by a 1 p.m. men’s basketball game between Fulton-Montgomery Community College and Finger Lakes Community College.


Galway v Richfield Springs (JV), 10 a.m.; Galway v. Richfield Springs, 11:30 am; Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons v. Bishop Maggin, 1; Duensburg v Wales, 2:30; Middleberg vs. Madrid-Wadington, 4:15; Fonda-Fultonville v. Shalmont, 5:45; Shohri v Loudonville Christian, 7:15.


Madrid-Wadington v Mayfield, 11 am; Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville v. Salem, 2:30; Fort Plain vs. Adamston, 4; Northville v. Sharon Springs, 5:30; Wells v Canajohari, 7.

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