RHS Sports HOF Classic is Set
Area basketball fans will have the opportunity to see a weekend's worth of exciting hoops action at the 2014 Rector High School Sports Hall of Fame Classic beginning Thursday, Dec. 4 and continuing Friday, Dec. 5 and Saturday, Dec. 6.
Icy conditions halted last year's Classic, but organizers bounced back with another lineup of talented athletes. The event will also feature a special ceremony in which plaques celebrating the accomplishments of 2014 Hall of Fame inductees Paul Temerian, Rudy Pruett, Don Sinko and Les McKeel.
The Classic also benefits the athletes of today, with funds raised during the event supporting the Hall of Fame's continuing efforts to aid Rector athletes through scholarships and the purchase of new equipment and materials.
The three-day event will give local basketball fans the opportunity to see several area and regional teams in action without having to travel across the state.
The list of contests slated for Thursday, Dec. 4 is: Rector Junior Lady Cougars vs. Maynard at 4 p.m.; Rector Junior Cougars vs. Maynard at 5:15 p.m.; Rector Lady Cougars vs. Maynard at 6:30 p.m. and Rector Cougars vs. Maynard at 8 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 5 games are as follows: Rector Lady Cougars vs. Dyer County (Tenn.) at 5 p.m.; East Poinsett County Warriors vs. Trumann Wildcats at 6:30 p.m. and Rector Cougars vs. Manila at 8 p.m.
Games slated for Saturday, Dec. 6 are: Rector Junior Cougars vs. Piggott Junior Mohawks at 2 p.m.; Rector Lady Cougars vs. Senath at 3:15 p.m.; Hall of Fame ceremony honoring the 2014 inductees at 4:45 p.m. and Rector Cougars vs. Doniphan at 5:30 p.m.