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Classic Rewind: June 3, 2000

Published: Tuesday, June 3, 2014 11:27 p.m. CST

Y2K Classic clash

When: Saturday, June 3, 2000

Where: Sauk Valley Community College

Score: Gazette 116, Telegraph 94

MVP: Gordon Harris, Sterling, 19 points, 14 rebounds

Recap: The Telegraph missed 22 of its first 32 shots, allowing Harris and the Gazette to build a lead. Oregon’s Geoff Wing kept the Telegraph in the game by scoring 15 of his game-high 20 points in the first half. Sterling’s Jeff Strock – who scored 13 points in the game – won the 3-point contest by making 11 3s. Faith Christian’s Dan Fassler clinched the dunk contest by slamming down a 360 dunk. This was the first time that the Gazette team won the Classic.

Coming this year

• The 2014 SVM All-Star Classic will be coming from Musgrove Fieldhouse on the campus of Sterling High School on June 19, 2014. The girls game starts at 5 p.m. The boys game will follow at 7 p.m.

Prophetstown’s Ethan Howard spent the fall guiding the E-P Panthers to the 3A playoffs. He then averaged 13.3 points for the Prophets on the court.

 

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