Monday, December 3, 2012
The Ichabod Squad took on the Harlem Wizards in two games Saturday.
A team of teachers and administrators from the Great Valley School District took to the basketball court Saturday to raise money for local charities. The Ichabod Squad, as they called themselves, they played against the Harlem Wizards, a show basketball team who mix athleticism and humor. The teams faced off twice on Saturday, at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. Among the beneficiaries of the games were the Foundation at Great Valley and the Friends of East Whiteland Fire Company.
Friday, November 30, 2012
See the names and nicknames of the "Ichabod Squad," a team of GVSD employees who will play a charity basketball game Saturday.
A group of Great Valley teachers and staffers will take to the hardwood this weekend to play a charity basketball game against the David Paul and the Harlem Wizards. The two games will be held Saturday, Dec. 1, at 3 and 7 p.m., with ticket proceeds benefitting local charities including Great Valley PTO's, GVCO, The Foundation at Great Valley and Friends of the East Whiteland Fire Company. "Tickets have been selling at a mad pace, but we still have some left for anyone interested," said Henry McCloskey, a GVHS teacher who oversees the Desmond Project, which is organizing the games. Tickets to the games cost $10. A ticket order form is posted on the GVSD website (PDF). Behold, the roster of the Ichabod Squad: See also: B-Ball 'Wizard' Visits…
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
The Harlem Wizards' David Paul visited Great Valley's four elementary schools Monday morning to promote the charity game on Dec. 1.
It's pretty clear that David Paul, who plays basketball for the Harlem Wizards, has talents beyond dribbling and shooting. The man knows how to connect with a crowd and make people laugh. "DP" visited all four Great Valley elementary schools Monday morning to promote the Dec. 1 charity basketball game the Wizards will play against a team of GVSD faculty members. Proceeds from the game will benefit local charities, including the Foundation at Great Valley. In the Sugartown gymansium, the third stop on his tour, Paul danced and sang Call Me Maybe to warm the crowd up. He repeatedly shouted out principal Karen Schneck. "You amazing principal-lady, you! Give her a hand!" Paul said, and the crowd responded enthusiastically. Paul then put on a …