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Another Great Holiday Tradition

by Nick Vitrano

This is one of my favorite times of the year – the void between Silent Night and Auld Lang Syne.  Christmas dinner leftovers, desserts a’plenty, gift card shopping sprees and play time with the presents, college bowl games, and…high school hoops holiday tournaments!

If you’re a fan of high school basketball, this is your Utopia.  On any given game night, you can only get to one contest, see (at most) a pair of teams go at it.  But the holiday tournaments bring multiple teams to a single locale for two days of action.  It’s a fantastic, one-stop window shop past the store fronts of the high schools in your entire area.   

There are a lot of tournaments all over the state, but this week’s WIXX Preps Pick is a great holiday tournament at a great venue – The Kress Center on the UWGB campus, site of the Shawano Sundrop Shootout.  Check it out and don’t forget to #WIXXPreps your photos on Instagram this weekend and always.  If you've got a nomination for your school - team, athlete, coach, fan base...any competition - make it HERE . 

For a complete list of the boys basketball holiday tournaments, click HERE