Cougar tourney starts tonight

The Notre Dame Cougar Classic senior high basketball tournament opens tonight at 6 p.m. with the Lindsay Thurber Raiders taking on the Hunting Hills Lightning in a girls contest.

The Notre Dame Cougar Classic senior high basketball tournament opens tonight at 6 p.m. with the Lindsay Thurber Raiders taking on the Hunting Hills Lightning in a girls contest.

The Lindsay Thurber and Hunting Hills boys team clash at 8 p.m.

The host Cougars girls and boys squads swing into action at 8:15 and 10 a.m. Friday, versus Notre Dame of Wilcox, Sask., and St. Joe’s of Grande Prairie, respectively.

Other teams competing in the annual tournament are Sherwood Park Bev Facey on the girls side and Bev Facey and Edmonton Glenmary in the boys division.

Schedule:

Today

Girls (5-team round-robin) — Lindsay Thurber vs. Hunting Hills, 6 p.m.; Boys (6 teams, 2 pools and playoffs) — Hunting Hills vs. Lindsay Thurber, 8 p.m.

Friday

Girls — Notre Dame vs. Notre Dame, Sask., 8:15 a.m.; Bev Facey vs. Lindsay Thurber, 1:30 p.m.; Hunting Hills vs. Notre Dame, Sask., 5 p.m.; Notre Dame vs. Bev Facey, 6:45 p.m.

Boys — Notre Dame vs. St. Joe’s, 10 a.m.; Bev Facey vs. Hunting Hills, 11:45 a.m.; St. Joe’s vs. Glenmary, 3:15 p.m.; Bev Facey vs. Lindsay Thurber, 8:15 p.m.

Saturday

Girls — Hunting Hills vs. Notre Dame, 10:15 a.m.; Notre Dame, Sask., vs. Bev Facey, noon; Notre Dame vs. Lindsay Thurber, 3:30 p.m.

Boys — Notre Dame vs. St. Joes, 8:30 a.m.; third place pool A vs. third place pool B, 1:45 p.m.; second place vs. second place, 5:15 p.m.; first place vs. first place (championship final), 7 p.m.