The Special Olympics partners with members of the Tri-County Athletic Directors Association and the Observer-Reporter each year to sponsor Hoopfest, a collection of high school basketball games featuring many of the area's top teams. All proceeds benefit Special Olympics.
Hoopfest takes place on Saturday, Dec. 19 and this year the event will be held at three venues – Washington High School, Monessen High School and Laurel Highlands High School.
The schedule is:
at Washington High School
6 p.m. – Washington boys vs. Trinity
4 p.m. – Washington girls vs. Peters Twp.
2 p.m. – Peters Township boys vs. Burgettstown
Noon – Fort Cherry boys vs. Chartiers-Houston
at Monessen High School
6 p.m. – Monessen boys vs. Canon-McMillan
4 p.m. – Monessen girls vs. Fort Cherry
2 p.m. – McGuffey boys vs. West Greene
Noon – McGuffey girls vs. Jefferson-Morgan
at Laurel Highlands High School
3:15 p.m. – Albert Gallatin boys vs. Mapletown
1:30 p.m. – Chartiers-Houston girls vs. West Greene
Noon – Albert Gallatin girls vs. Laurel Highlands