harlem wizMADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/9/13) – For over 50 years, the Harlem Wizards have been wowing audiences with their amazing athleticism, tricks, teamwork, crazy dunks and their hilarious comedic acts.
 
“The Harlem Wizards have been in existence for over 50 years. We started back in 1962, when our founder Howard Davis and our current owner Todd Davis (Howard’s son) decided that they wanted to create an awe-inspiring basketball experience for all. What we do, is go to communities all around the world and play against different teachers, counselors, fire fighters, police officers or anyone that wants to play,” expressed Leon Sewell, A.K.A. Space Jam from the Harlem Wizards.
 
The Harlem Wizards currently hold the longest winning streak in all professional sports. Holding the record at 2,800 games, the players are committed to touching their fans and providing them with an experience they will always remember. But will their streak last forever? Well you can find out on May 11, 2013 at 6:00pm at Hopkins County Central High School, where the South Hopkins Fire Department, Hopkins County Schools and Youth Service Centers will be teaming up for this event. Featuring staff from Hopkins County High, North Hopkins High, Browning Springs Middle, West Hopkins, Jesse Stuart, Grapevine, Southside Elementary, James Madison Middle, and South Hopkins Middle. Tickets are on sale now, $10.00 in advance, $12.00 at the door. Refreshments and souvenirs will be sold at the game. There will also be a free autograph session following the game.
 
“I love being able to go to new cities and meet new people all the time but mainly I love being able to give back to the communities and helping out with whatever they may be doing,” stated Sewell.
 
For more information about this event you can contact the South Hopkins Fire Department or you can visit the Harlem Wizards website at www.harlemwizards.com.
 


Amber Mena
SurfKY News
Photos Provided by Amber Mena

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

May 22, 2015 6670

Madisonville Man Charged with First-Degree Rape

by SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 6108

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 19, 2015 6026

Owensboro Health Proposes Building $15M Health…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 19, 2015 3881

Two Charged with Marijuana Possession after…

by SurfKY News
May 20, 2015 3394

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park Holding Beach…

by Gil Lawson

Most Read This Month

May 15, 2015 10569

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 15, 2015 7441

Investigation of Local Barber Shop Leads to Drug…

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 24, 2015 1130

MCC's Felicia Johnson Receives State KCTCS Award

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 1004

'Cooking for the Cure' Fundraiser Brings Out…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 24, 2015 482

Reading Solutions Offers Students a Hand in…

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
May 24, 2015 455

Caldwell County Native Helping Unwrap Secrets of…

by Whitney Harder
May 24, 2015 379

Prosecutors from Kentucky, Tennessee to Attend…

by Leland Hulbert
May 23, 2015 375

Whitfield Meets with Kentucky Ambulance Providers

by Ed Whitfield
May 24, 2015 286

'Remember Our Military' by Glenn Mollette

by SurfKY News
May 24, 2015 286

Dave Says - May 24, 2015

by Dave Ramsey
May 24, 2015 281

Hooked on Science - ' Glow Slime'

by Jason Lindsey
May 24, 2015 276

Legislator's Log - Week of May 24, 2015

by Brent Yonts