Jay Ross all-stars play Wilmington PD Saturday in benefit basketball game

WILMINGTON,NC (WWAY)– Jay Ross and the Port City Stars will play a benefit basketball game on Saturday at Brogden Hall in Wilmington. Ross is a graduate of New Hanover High School. This is just one example of how the Wilmington resident continues to give back to his community. Last week the Green Bay Packer defensive end hosted a free two day football camp in Wilmington.

*** The event is now over. Check out our coverage on the Coach’s Corner online in case you didn’t see Sunday’s show. The Coach’s Corner will be posted online by Monday afternoon (7-18).. http:wway.wcbi.com/coach-corner

List of scheduled players for the Port City All-Stars:

Jay Ross – Green Bay Packers
CJ Wilson – Green Bay Packers
Vonta Leach – Houston Texans
Kris Clark – Utah State Aggies
Treasure Johnson – UNC Wilmington
Ty Walker – Wake Forest
Jason Battle – Cornell University
Trot Nixon – Boston Red Sox, WWAY Fifth Quarter co-host
Brett Blizzard – UNC Wilmington, pro basketball in Italy, WWAY Full Court Press co-host
Donnell Woolford – Bears & Steelers
John Bunting – Eagles & Tar Heels
Bonecrusher Smith – WBA Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Cynthia Cooper-Dyke – UNCW women’s basketball coach, recently inducted in Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame
DJ Mike Lang – 97.3 FM radio
& more


Brogden Hall – New Hanover High School
1307 Market Street
Wilmington, NC
Saturday, July 16, 2011
Doors open at 1 pm
Tip-Off at 2 pm

Tickets: $5 Advance/$7 Door
Tickets can purchased in advance at Wilmington PD or Barfield’s Barbershop on 8th & Castle
Appearances by specific athletes subject to change without notice. Not responsible for acts of God.

Saturday’s game will benefit the Wilmington PD Rec Association. The Wilmington Police Recreation Association is recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) Not for Profit Public Charity. Contributions to the Association are deductible under Section 170 of the Code. The Association is dedicated to the advancement of the Wilmington Police Department’s image and the well-being of the community. The Association achieves this purpose through sponsorship of youth athletic teams, providing holiday food baskets for the elderly and needy, public education and safety projects, and other charitable contributions.

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