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Fifth grade Elmhurst Airborne wins tournament

Published: Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014 12:50 p.m. CDT
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The Elmhurst Airborne fifth grade boys green team. Pictured are coaches Mike Milani, Bill Ryan, Steve Hilgart. Middle row: Michael Connell, Brennan Wright, Matthew Milani, Tommy Ryan, Frederick Levins, Denton Rohde. Front row: Tyler Frank, Boyd Puckett, Michael Hilgart.

The Elmhurst Airborne fifth grade boys green team were tournament champs in last weekend's fourth annual Elmhurst Airborne Roundball Winter Classic. A total of 122 teams competed in 183 games on Jan. 4 and 5.

The tournament not only supports the Elmhurst Airborne travel basketball club, but is also a major fundraiser for the local food pantry. Spectators are asked to bring a non-perishable food item or donate $1 at the door.

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