Special guests booked for Classic

LISBON – The 29th annual Columbiana County Classic will feature some special guests.

Judy Pike, widow of former Lisbon coach Gary Pike, will toss the ceremonial jump ball. She will be escorted by former coaches Rich Berryman and Barry James.

The game, featuring 40 of the county’s top senior basketball players, will be held Tuesday at Lisbon High School. The girls game will start at 6 p.m., followed by the boys game.

The Columbiana County Basketball Coaches Association uses proceeds of the game for scholarships.