Joyce Washington Classic 2014!
Portland Impact lines up with the North Starz in the 14th Annual Portland Observer Joyce Washington Classic.
Winners of the Portland Observer’s Joyce Washington Classic boys tournament pose for a picture after the game. Portland Impact trumped over the North Starz, 58-45.
Joyce Washington Classic Director and Portland Observer Publisher Mark Washington, joins classic volunteers Quayana Washington and Shay Washington to present a donation from the charity game to Jenita Jones of the Portland Track Club.
Tournament organizers Shay Washington and Shawn Martin (center) join the Rex Putman and 503 Rebels teams at center court at Self Enhancement, Inc., the site of the 2014 Joyce Washington Classic.
Coach Michael Mangum counsels his Joyce Washington Classic Team who would go on to beat the 503 Rebels in the Joyce Washington Classic Girls Championship by a score of 76-68.
Referees Jeremiah Dalton (left) and Tony Jacobs check out the 2014 Portland Observer Joyce Washington Classic teams.
Nina Radford of 503 Rebels pulls up for a tough shot against Rex Putman defenders.
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The Portland Observer held its 14th annual Joyce Washington Classic’ basketball tournament this past Saturday, and as-per-usual the talent showed up. Six teams composed of some of the brightest players from Portland and across the state showed up to the court at Self Enhancement, Inc. and played in what were all close games.