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July 11, 2013

Marlow to host first Throwback Tournament

DUNCAN — Stephens County hoops fan, take notice. There’s a chance a high school basketball star you grew up watching could be back in town and on the court this weekend.

Marlow will host the first ever Stephens County Throwback Basketball Tournament Saturday at the Marlow High School Gymnasium, with former players returning to town for an event to raise money for a an Outlaw alumnus and his family.

After Cody Price, a member of Marlow’s Class of 2004, lost his house in Moore from the tornado that hit the town in May, his old classmates decided to help him out by creating an event with all proceeds going to he and his family.

“Our class got together and said that we have to do something for Cody,” event organizer Jessica Garvin said. “We chose basketball because Cody always liked it. He was a great player, people around here remember him for that, so it made sense.”

When Garvin first informed her classmates of Cody losing his home over a Facebook message, the response was overwhelming.

“It was never a matter of whether or not we should do something, it was a matter of what we were going to do,” Garvin said. “When people wrote back and asked what they could do, it was overwhelming for me because I knew they’d do the same for me or anybody else.”

Five men’s teams and two women’s teams are currently signed up, but registration will remain open until tonight at 7 p.m..

That’s when the festivities begin with a three-point contest that will determine the seedings for tournament’s bracket.

The real games kick off Saturday at 9 a.m.. The exact format of the tournament hasn’t been decided, but Garvin said each team will be guaranteed at least two games of competition. Each game will consist of four six minutes quarters.

Garvin said the tournament is also still looking for referees.

For more information about signing up as a player or referee, contact Garvin at (405)-274-4462.

Admission for the event will be five dollars for adults and three dollars for children.

 

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