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Tyler Area Basketball Officials Scholarship Classic Donates

to the East Texas Food Bank

(Tyler, Texas) November 7, 2011 – The 16th Annual Tyler Area Basketball Officials (TABO) Scholarship Classic will be held on November 25th - 26th at UT Tyler. Event planners are hoping to raise enough funds to provide 4,000 – 8,000 meals for the East Texas Food Bank.

“We are truly grateful by the generous support of the Tyler Area Basketball Officials (TABO) Scholarship Classic,” said Dennis Cullinane, executive director of the East Texas Food Bank. “For every dollar donated to the East Texas Food Bank, we can help provide eight meals to our neighbors in need. This is a great opportunity to support your local student athletes and our hungry East Texas neighbors.”

The tournament will raise funds for basketball scholarships and, new this year; the tournament will also benefit the East Texas Food Bank. The tournament will include 14 East Texas area high school basketball teams. Officials said the East Texas Food Bank was the perfect choice as the food bank supports all of the East Texas counties that will be represented in the tournament.

Here is the schedule of schools participating:

Friday                                                                                    Saturday

10:00 – CH Mt. Pleasant vs. Huntington                        11:00 - Atlanta vs. Wills Point

11:30 – All Saints vs. Brownsboro                                  12:30 – Quitman vs. Pittsburg

1:00    - Van vs. Edgewood                                                2:00    - TK Gorman vs. Van

3:00    - Canton vs. Frankston                                           4:00    - Frankston vs. CH Mt. Pleasant

4:30    - TK Gorman vs. Bullard                                         5:30    - Jacksonville vs. Lee

6:00    - Whitehouse vs. Lee                                             7:00    - Brownsboro vs. Lindale

7:30    - Wills Point vs. Cayuga                               

  Feeding Texas BBB Accredited Charity