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November 20, 2001

Basketball Tournament in Memory of Deceased Philadelphia Firefighter

For the 7th year, the Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia will host a basketball tournament in memory of John Redmond, a Philadelphia Firefighter who lost his life in the line of duty in 1994. Mr. Redmond was a former coach and active leader in the CYO. Sixteen elementary school basketball teams (8 boys teams, 8 girls teams) will participate.

Friday and Saturday
November 23 and 24, 2001
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Girard College Gym
Corinthian and Girard Avenues
Philadelphia, Pa.

Tickets are available at the door and all proceeds will benefit the Catholic Youth Organization. Tickets are $5 for an adult and this covers entrance to events for both days. Students and children are free.

On Friday, November 23rd, games are scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. On Saturday, November 24th, semi-final games will begin at 10 a.m. The girls championship game will be held at 12:30 p.m. and the boys championship game at 1:45 p.m.

Participating teams are:

St. Matthew, Northeast Philadelphia
St. Nicholas, South Philadelphia
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, South Philadelphia
St. Anastasia, Newtown Square
St. Katharine Drexel, Chester
St. Eleanor, Collegeville
Assumption, Feasterville
St. Theresa of Child Jesus, Mt. Airy

St. Matthew, Northeast Philadelphia
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, Doylestown
St. Nicholas, South Philadelphia
St. Eleanor, Collegeville
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, South Philadelphia
St. Maximilian Kolbe, Westtown
Holy Cross, Mt. Airy
St. Anastasia, Newtown Square

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Marie Kelly
Associate Director

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