Cassopolis’ Eric Brown selected for Sports Fest
Published 7:18 am Sunday, May 16, 2004
By By SCOTT NOVAK / Vigilant/Argus
Cassopolis' Eric Brown and Dowagiac's Jeff Cooper have been selected to participate in Sports Fest 2004.
The pair will join other southwest Michigan basketball players to take on three teams from Indiana.
Opening ceremonies for Sports Fest will be held on June 20 at Coveleski Stadium in South Bend, Ind.
The Michigan All-Stars will face the Indiana Metro, East and West All-Star teams.
Games will be played on June 23 with the championship game set for June 25 at Bethel College.
Joining Brown and Cooper on the Michigan squad will be seniors 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, Tony Robinson of Buchanan and Rodney Alexander of Benton Harbor.
The team will be coached by Buchanan's Reid McBeth.
The event is being sponsored by the South Bend Tribune, WSBT-TV, UPN and WSBT radio.