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Campus Basketball Tournament Drew More Than 2,000

1/24/2008 —

The three-day Penn State Beaver Christmas Basketball Tournament held in the campus gym at the end of December drew more than 2,000 people to campus. The annual event is free and open to the public and hosted by Andy Kirschner, athletic director; his staff, and the campus.

The tournament featured sixteen girls’ and boys’ teams from school districts throughout western Pennsylvania. Boys’ teams were from Beaver, Ellwood City, Moniteau, New Brighton, Quaker Valley, Rochester, South Side, and Western Beaver. New Brighton won the championship when they defeated Quaker Valley. Girls’ teams were from Aliquippa, Giebel, Mohawk, Our Lady of the Sacred Heart (OLSH), Shenango, South Side, Trinity, and Western Beaver. OLSH defeated Trinity for the girls’ championship.

For more information about Beaver campus athletics, contact Kirschner at ack121@psu.edu or 724-773-3826 or visit http://www.br.psu.edu/StudentLife/Athletics/sports.htm.


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