Volunteers needed for wheelchair basketball tournament

Volunteers of all ages are needed for an eight-team wheelchair basketball tournament to be held at Whitnall High School, 5000 S. 116th St., on Friday, Feb. 5, through Sunday, Feb. 7.

Volunteers high school-aged or older will sell tickets, T-shirts and concessions as well as manage game operations such as the scoring table and shot clock. Other opportunities are available for younger volunteers.

The tournament begins with a game at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5, between the Milwaukee Wheelchair Bucks and the New York Rollin' Knicks.

There are 10 games that Saturday, beginning at 9 a.m., and two games that Sunday, also starting at 9 a.m. A 7 p.m. Saturday game with the Bucks will feature the Rim Rockers and the Milwaukee Bucks cheerleaders at halftime.

Admission is $3 for adults, $2 for students and free for children ages six and under.

Those interested in volunteering should contact Steve Wilson, coach of the Bucks, at