Alpha Classic set for Dec. 10-11 at UVa-Wise

Several UVa-Wise basketball players will return to the Fred. B. Greear Gymnasium this weekend to coach their high school boys teams in the annual Alpha Classic tournament.

The popular tournament features two games on both Friday and Saturday at UVa-Wise. Mark Cooper’s Hurley Tigers and T.J. McAmis’ J.J. Kelly Indians open the Alpha Classic at 6 p.m. on Friday. Zack Moore’s Powell Valley Vikings take on Twin Springs in the second game.

In Saturday’s doubleheader, the tipoff between Kelly and Bell County starts at 2 p.m. Powell Valley and Hurley compete in the second game.

Tickets are $5 each night and proceeds go to the UVa-Wise men’s basketball program.