The Drew County MLK Charity Alumni Basketball Game will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, at the Monticello High School gymnasium.


The game will feature (alumni) Billies vs. Pirates. Admission is $5 and proceeds will help start the Drew County Charity Alumni Scholarship. This scholarship will help local high school seniors further their educations, according to a news release.


“Our theme is ‘I Still Got Game.’ The game will honor former coaches and players from Monticello and Drew Central school districts and to just name a few, we have former girl’s coaches Lucy Williams and Barbara Gilliam-Harris,” according to the release.