Seniors Allen Durham and Dan Dame will play in the 4th Annual Champions of Character Game on June 22nd at Cornerstone University. The women’s game will begin at 5:30pm with the men tipping off at 7:30pm. Coach Gary Bailey will join Coach Kim Elders (Cornerstone University) on the bench to coach the senior team. Both coaches received National Coach of the Year honors in their respective associations. Elders in the NAIA II and Bailey in the NCCAA II. See press release below for more info:
2011 CHAMPIONS OF CHARACTER
PRO-AM All-Star Basketball Facts
WHO: Top senior players – men and women – from the Greater Grand Rapids area and local colleges and universities. A unique Pro-Am all-star game format featuring players from Division I, II, III and NAIA. Vs. returning professionals playing overseas or in the NBA – Drew Neitzel, Calistus Eziukwu, Jason Jamerson, Zach Ingles, Brandon Vorhees, Kyle Visser, John Jonker, Kyle Carhart, Pedja Lazic, Jeannette Woodbury, Rachel Folcik, Angel Chan (Chris Kaman and Alyssa DeHaan will be invited)
WHAT: 3RD Annual Champions of Character Pros vs. College All-Star Basketball Games
WHEN: * WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 2011
Courthouse Kings Pros vs. College All-Stars
Women’s Game – 5:30pm - Men’s Game – 7:30pm
Cornerstone University Bernice Hansen Mol Arena (Capacity 2800)
PRICE: General Admission – $5.00 minimum donation
BENEFIT: Net proceeds will go to the Champions of Character. Goal is to raise $5,000-$7,500. 501-c-3 non-profit #38-1443369
SPONSORS: Media Sponsors- WBBL Radio 107.3FM Presenting Sponsors – VanderWeide Family Foundation, Meijer Knapps CornerGame Sponsors – MVP Sports Clubs, Rockford Cos., Dr. John Healey, PepsiOfficial Sponsors – ATI Training Shoes
CONTACTS: Steve Project (616) 262-7369; Davenport U Sport Management BBA firstname.lastname@example.org
Pete Rusticus (616) 893-0579, Cornerstone U.
Mike Riemersma, (616) 540-1048, Champions of Character Director
The Champions of Character initiative will create an environment in which every student-athlete, coach, official, and spectator (Mom and Dads) is committed to the true spirit of competition through respect, integrity, responsibility, servant leadership, and sportsmanship.