Big Basketball Tournament In Pine

PINE-STRAWBERRY

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Sports fans, craving live action? Looking for local entertainment? We have non-stop, live basketball action and the admission is free.

It is the Annual Rim Country Kiwanis Basketball Tournament.

Tip-off is at 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 18 in the P-S School Gym.

The Pine-Strawberry Buffaloes are hosting junior high teams from West Sedona, Tonto Basin and Young.

The Rim Country Kiwanis Club sponsors the event and the members volunteer as scorekeepers and fans. Bring as many cheerleaders as you can and cheer the home teams on to victory.

The girls' championship will be decided in Game 7 at 3 p.m. and the boys' championship is Game 8 at 4 p.m.

7th Annual Bean-Off

Super Bowl Sunday there will be great bowls of beans in Strawberry.

The Sportsman's Chalet in Strawberry is hosting the seventh annual Bean-Off on Sunday, Jan. 26, Super Bowl Sunday. Competitors must have their crock pots into the local tavern by 2 p.m.

The rules are simple, the crock pot must have pinto beans in it.

Cash prizes will be offered to first, second and third place for taste, originality and appeal. Local residents Diane Skinner and Renee Cole will be the judges.

The traditional "Bean-Go" game will be played for prizes and laughs.

Once the judging is done, everyone gets a taste of the competition. This is another example of a grand local tradition that makes our little town a community. Come on down and enjoy the game, the eats and the camaraderie.

Clubs, Groups and Organizations

Looking for new members? Let me know your meeting date, location and time and what you are all about and you will find yourself in my column.

Looking for new friends, a worthwhile cause or just something to do, then watch this column for a run down of all the things to do in town.

To contact Myndi Brogdon 476-2500 or mbrogdon@theriver.com.

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