Buchanan pair picked for all-star festival

Published 2:08 pm Thursday, May 13, 2004

By Staff
Buchanan varsity basketball coach Reid McBeth and Buchanan junior Tony Robinson have been selected to participate in the basketball portion of Sports Fest 2004.
The pair will join other southwest Michigan basketball players to take on three teams from Indiana in Sports Fest, an area all-star event which will be held June 23-25 at Bethel College in Mishawaka, Ind. All teams were chosen by a coaches' vote.
Opening ceremonies for Sports Fest will be held June 20 at Coveleski Stadium in South Bend, Ind.
The Michigan All-Stars will face the Indiana Metro All-Stars on Wednesday, June 23. The other semifinal will feature Indiana East All-Stars against the Indiana West All-Stars. The championship game will be Friday, June 25, at 8 p.m.
Joining McBeth and Robinson on the Michigan All-Star team are seniors Eric Brown of Cassopolis, Jeff Cooper of Dowagiac, Dustin Perry of Marcellus, Shawn Earl of Three Rivers, Farrid Coleman of Coloma, Nick Freer of Lakeshore, Jordan Grieser of Watervliet, Kyle Etter of St. Joseph, Alan Robinson of St. Joseph and Dennis Hill of Eau Claire.
Also on the squad are underclassmen Wilson Chandler of Benton Harbor and Rodney Alexander of Benton Harbor. Underclassmen are not allowed to participate in all-star events.
The Fun Fest will also include all-star games in girls basketball, volleyball, boys and girls soccer, softball and baseball.
The all-star teams for the other sports have yet to be announced.