Knox Band Boosters Host Harlem Wizards

Harlem Wizards

Enjoy 50 years of trick hoops and alley oops when the legendary Harlem Wizards return to Harold Weinberg Gymnasium to take on The Tribe on Friday, April 26.

Proceeds from the exhibition basketball game will benefit the Knox High School Band Boosters. Director Craige Phipps says it promises to be an entertaining evening. He describes it as “a comedy show, and the stage just happens to be a gymnasium.” The Tribe team features Phipps and his assistant, WKVI’s Nathan Welter, Knox High School Football Coach Chris McGowen and a host of other well-known local talent.Phipps says he’s trying to coax WKVI sports legend Harold Welter into taking part as well.

Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Visit and click on the tickets schedule tab to purchase tickets.