The St. Joseph Schools’ Cliff and Kathie Dias 2016 Cardinal Basketball Classic is back. St. Joseph School will play host once again to invited teams from Oahu and Big Island for the annual basketball tournament. The two teams from the Oahu ILH schools to partake in the tournament are St. Louis School and St. Francis School. The BIIF schools invited to compete in the Classic are Kohala, Waiakea, Honoka’a, Kamehameha Hawai’i, and Hilo High.
The St. Joseph School Junior Varsity boys will be opening the event each day of the tournament with games against Kohala, Honoka’a, and HPA. “We’re excited this year because we’ll have three Catholic Schools participating in the event and hope this will encourage other Catholic Schools to participate in the future” says Michael Costales, St. Joseph School Athletic Director. The tournament will run from December 8th & 9th at the Ah-Fook Chinen Civic Auditorium, and close on December 10 at the UH Hilo Vulcan Gymnasium.
Admission is $5.00 Adults, $2.00 senior citizen (55 and older), $ 1.00 for Students with BIIF Pass