By Frank Flegel
It was a hard-fought battle but when it ended the clergy team beat the student all-star team 23-22 in the first annual Bishop’s Cup basketball tournament held April 17 at Miller Catholic High School.
“I think they gave us a few points,” said the sweating team captain, Regina Archbishop Don Bolen, following the game. His team was made up of clergy from the Regina archdiocese. Their all-star opponents were selected from the student teams that were playing earlier in the evening. They were mostly high school students from Grade eight and up and several played regularly on their school teams. This was the first time the tournament was held in Regina. “We started this in Saskatoon,” said Bolen who was Bishop of Saskatoon prior to his appointment as Archbishop of Regina. “It was such a fun time for everyone we thought to try it here.”
Cheryl Harvey’s Miller High School Catholic Studies 10 class took on the task of organizing the tournament as part of...Read More