iHigh to Offer Free Live Video from Big Apple Big Peach Battle
November 23, 2011Big Apple Peach Battle
Snellville, GA -- The Saved By The Ball Foundation, along with iHigh.com, the Global Youth Network, announced today that basketball fans around the world can view live video from the 2011 Big Apple Big Peach Battle.
The event will be held November 23-26 at Shiloh High School in Snellville, Georgia.
To catch all the action live, just go to http://bigapplebigpeach.ihigh.com/.
The Big Apple/Big Peach Battle is a weekend celebration of athletics, academics and community service, featuring a basketball showcase between the top boys and girls high school basketball teams from both New York and Georgia. The primary purpose of this event is to raise awareness and funds for the Saved By The Ball Foundation, Inc., Atlanta-based non-profit organization, which provides student-athletes with the academic, athletic and social tools necessary to become well-rounded, independent, confident leaders in the community.
The BABP Battle is not just a showcase of talented athletes, although many high-profile players are scheduled to appear: Robert Carter (2012), Shiloh, ESPN Top 25, #2 in Georgia, Mei-Lyn Bautista (2015), Mary Louis Academy, #1 point guard in class, Tony Bagtas (2013), Westlake, Justin Touyo (2012), Lovejoy High, Top 20 in Georgia, Kaliyah Mitchell (2013), Stephenson High, ESPN Top 100, and Trayvon Reed (2014), Shiloh High, ESPN #1 Player in the State of Georgia, to name a few.
Add former Heisman Trophy winner and New York Knicks Guard, Charlie Ward and WNBA Legend, Chamique Holdsclaw addressing the teams and you realize that this is a weekend that exposes student-athletes to the resources and to the individuals/organizations that make significant contributions to the positive achievements of student-athletes within the community and world.
"Dorian Lee, B'Ball 101, and the Saved By The Ball Foundation have fused a competitive event with a great cause", says Marques Burnett, iHigh Regional Manager, "Ten players in the Top 25 and 5 teams who placed top 5 in their respective state says alot about the talent involved."
Participating teams include:
New York Boys
New York Girls
About Saved By The Ball:
Saved By The Ball Foundation, Inc. (SBTB) was founded in 2006 and funded by Dorian A. Lee also the CEO & Founder of B'BALL 101 Elite Basketball Training. SBTB is a lifelong dream of Dorian's and is founded on the premise that learning to play basketball is simply not enough. We must teach kids how to play and excel at the game of life. To learn more, visit http://www.savedbytheball.org.
iHigh.com ®, Inc. is a Global Youth Network providing free Web services to schools, students and other youth organizations around the world. iHigh.com ® provides free Web tools that allow sports teams and other groups to post live streaming video, stories, photos, video clips, schedules and other information to a page customized with a group's colors and logos. For more information, go to http://www.iHigh.com.