This week's Monticello Holiday Hoopla boys and girls basketball tournament is a fundraiser for the Athletic Booster Club.
Teams from Tuscola, Oakwood, Clinton, GCMS, Ridgeview, Paxton-Buckley-Loda and several others will converge on Monticello High School for a round-robin format tournament. Monticello Athletic Booster President, Angie Bundy says all the sports programs help out in some capacity throughout the three days of the tournament.
The Booster Club is very active in several projects around their facilities and programs. Bundy explains they purchased travel-wear for the boy's basketball program, they provide the statistical equipment for the various programs and they contributed to the building of press boxes at the baseball and softball facilities.
Holiday Hoopla is the biggest fundraiser for the Athletic Boosters. Bundy says they have several smaller fundraisers they host at the start of the various sports seasons.
She adds right now, they are awaiting any needs that may arise at the new gymnasium, otherwise, they do not have their hands in on too much right now.