BIG CYPRESS — The 34th annual Herman L. Osceola Memorial Basketball Tournament was held in March at the gymnasium that is named in Herman’s honor and memory.
The tournament is held each year on or around the anniversary of the death of U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Herman Osceola, who died on March 24, 1984 in a military helicopter crash in South Korea.
Results (team organizers in parenthesis)
1st: Young Legends 1 (Geraldine Osceola)
2nd: Young Legends 2 (Myra Jumper)
1st: Killer Whales (Jason Billie)
2nd: Legends (Sandy Billie)
1st: Lady Hittaz (Kelcie Jumper)
2nd: Wide Open (Hali Garcia)
1st: Uncivilized Tribe (Byron Billie)
2nd: Darkside (Darnell Osceola)
Men’s 3-point shooting