Wizards to play benefit at Ironton

Published 1:58 am Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Most people have heard of the Harlem Globetrotters. Well, meet their playing cousins, the Harlem Wizards.

Living up to their name, the Wizards are just that when it comes to playing basketball. Besides outstanding playing skills, the Wizards work various tricks with the ball as they go about playing the game.

Fans will get a chance to see and meet the Wizards when they play a benefit game on Friday, May 1, at 7 p.m. in the Ironton High School Conley Sports Center.

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Along with the game against a team comprised of local celebrities, the Wizards will conduct a free autograph session after the game.

Cost is $8 at the door. For further information, contact Ironton basketball coach Mark LaFon at (740) 532-3911.