By Tim Clinton
This traveling trophy isn't going anywhere for at least another year.
Evergreen High School has kept the hardware for the Tyee vs. Evergreen Staff/Alumni Basketball Game since its inaugural clash three years ago, including an 87-80 Wolverines victory over the Totems on Friday.
"It hasn't needed to travel," said Tyee athletic director John Yellam. "The first time Tyee lost by about 10, last year it was by two, and this year it was by seven."
Even though Yellam and the Totems would have liked to have nabbed the trophy for the first time, they weren''t complaining.
"It was good, it was fun," said Yellam of the game. "At an event like this everyone wins."
"It was another successful night," agreed Evergreen athletic director Chris DuBois.
This year the event raised between $300 and $400 for the Kenney Bui Memorial Scholarship Fund, which honors the Wolverines football player who died after sustaining a head injury this fall.
Aside from gate receipts, the fund also increased by way of frequent raffles of prizes throughout Friday's game.More ›