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Loch Sheldrake, NY (February 1, 2012) – The SUNY Sullivan Athletics Department and Basketball Program will be hosting a day of basketball games on February 11, 2012 to raise money for the cancer care program at Catskill Regional Medical Center (CRMC). This fourth annual event to benefit CRMC’s Oncology Program will feature a slate of games including local Varsity and Junior Varsity match-ups and, for the first time this year, two college games featuring the SUNY Sullivan men’s and women’s teams.

The money raised at this year’s event will be donated to benefit cancer care at CRMC in the name of Cierra Boone, a young woman who lost her brave battle against cancer last year. Her cousin, Dante Agnew, is a current student athlete at SUNY Sullivan, and a top scorer on this year’s #1 nationally ranked Generals team.

Proceeds from admission to the event will be donated, as will money raised via voluntary drop-boxes in the Paul Gerry Field House on the day of the event, event tee shirt sales, and 50/50 Raffles offered during the games. Admission rates will be as follows: $3.00 for adults; $2.00 for Seniors & Students with valid college ID; children under the age of five admitted free of charge.

The 4TH ANNUAL COACHES VERSUS CANCER BASKETBALL CLASSIC slate of games will proceed as follows:

10:30 AM Livingston Manor vs. Eldred  (Varsity Girls Game)

12:00 PM  Monticello vs. Liberty  (Junior Varsity Boys Game)

1:30 PM Monticello vs. Liberty  (Varsity Boys Game)

3:00 PM  Tri-Valley vs. Sullivan West  (Varsity Girls Game)

5:00 PM  SUNY Sullivan Lady Generals vs. Borough of Manhattan

7:00 PM  SUNY Sullivan Generals vs. Borough of Manhattan



For more information about this event or the cause, please contact Chris DePew at (845) 434-5750, extension 4313. You may also send your inquiries to him via email to: You can also contact the event’s co-organizer, Christopher Russo of Monticello High School, at (845) 794-8840, extension 10816, or by email tocrusso@k12mcsd.not. Additional information is also available online at the SUNY Sullivan website,

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