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Basketball tourney benefits Relay for Life

(C)2013 NPT PHOTO BY SETH BUTLER

Cosby Elementary School Principal Christy Edmonds, left, and Cocke County
Relay for Life 2013 Chair Katie Thomas are all smiles after $1200 was raised
at the countywide elementary school basketball tournament for this year's
campaign. Cosby Elementary captured honors after winning a 'tournament
within a tournament' fundraiser.
Published: 9:19 AM, 03/12/2013
 

Author: Staff Report
Source: The Newport Plain Talk

NEWPORTóCocke County's basketball players, students, parents, and fans didn't forget another important cause during the recent elementary school basketball tournament.

In addition to playing their hearts out for their respective teams as players and cheering on their favorite teams as fans, students and adults raised $1200 for Cocke County Relay for Life 2013's campaign.

Schools participating in the "tournament within the tournament" purchased basketballs for $1 each. The school purchasing the most basketballs took home a trophy and bragging rights for the coming year.

For more details, please see the Tuesday edition of the Newport Plain Talk.

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