We have a winner for questions one and two. Two more sets to give away later this week.
Win a pair of passes to all four nights of the Mid-Winter Classic.
Question 3 coming later this week.
Answers must be posted on the St. John News Facebook page or text to 620-377-7070. Include answer, which question, and your name. First correct answer wins. Winners determined by message posting times.
Question 1. St. John and Macksville played in the championship game last year. Who did Macksville defeat to get to the final round. Pratt was the correct answer. Macksville defeated Larned in round one, but defeated the Pratt Greenbacks, 58-55 in a great battle between the two teams. Natalie Clark posted the first correct response through Facebook at approx. 4 a.m.? (Whose up at that hour?)
Question 2 What place did second seed Ness City finish in at last year's Classic. Ness City was undoubtedly the biggest upset of the tournament. Seeded number 2, they lost their first round game to Pratt, 52-46. They defeated Larned in teh first round of consolation play but were defeated again by 8 seed Nickerson 56-48 for sixth place. Marilyn Grizzell won with the correct answer at 3:08 p.m.
Check out all four nights of the St. John Lions Club's 46th annual Mid-Winter Classic starting Tuesday Jan 21 at St. John High School. In its 46th year the Classic is the longest running annual Lions Club tournament west of the Mississippi.
The tournament is know for great basketball and a darn good pie at the concession stand.