POSTED: Thursday, April 12, 2012 - 6:25pm
UPDATED: Thursday, April 12, 2012 - 9:40pm
Mary Haskins, widow of famed UTEP Basketball Coach Don “Bear” Haskins, and her son Brent Haskins, announced the Second Annual Don Haskins Memorial Youth Basketball Tournament for age-group teams. Last year’s tournament had over 130 teams participate.
Teams from throughout the region and the United States and Mexico are expected to attend. Proceeds to benefit YMCA afterschool youth sports programs in the El Paso and surrounding communities.
Games will be scheduled at 26 gyms throughout the region, featuring boys and girls teams from second grade to varsity. The Hanks boys basketball team is the defending boys varsity champions.
CONTACT: Bruce Zahn, YMCA Executive Director
YMCA of El Paso