WKCTC Basketball Invitational March 11 2nd Annual Kam’s Challenge Part of Invitational
Published on Mar 2, 2017
Paducah, KY (February 27, 2017) – The West Kentucky Stars, the basketball team at
West Kentucky Community and Technical College (WKCTC), will host its annual invitational
March 11 in Haws Gymnasium. The second annual Kam Challenge will be part of this year’s
The first game will be played at 11 a.m. The semi-final game will be played at 5 p.m. and the final game will be will be played at 7 p.m.
The teams playing in the invitational represent WKCTC, Earle Clements and Elizabethtown Community and Technical College.
The Kam Challenge will be played at 3 p.m. This game is in memory West Kentucky Stars basketball player and high school basketball star, Kam Chumbler who died in 2015. The memorial game helps bring awareness to the importance of organ donation.
“We had a great turnout of Kam’s former teammates to play in the first Kam’s Challenge last year, and it was a wonderful tribute to my son, said Stars’ Coach Mike Chumbler. “It meant so much to have those guys come out and play to remember Kam.”
Chumbler said many of Kam’s teammates from WKCTC, Shawnee Community College, Lone Oak, McCracken County and St. Mary high schools, and opposing teams in Region 1 high school basketball will again play in the game in this year’s memorial game March 11.
All-day admission for the invitational is $7 for adults, $3 for students and WKCTC staff and faculty. Children six and under are admitted free.