PALLEY ROUNDBALL CLASSIC 2008
FIFTH Annual Palley Roundball Classic Games and Party
When: Saturday August 16, 2008
Thanks to eveyone who came to our party! Each year it seems to get bigger and better!
If you missed the fun, we hope to see you next year!
We were lucky to have a special celebrity guest this year. R&B singer, Montell Jordan, was in Sac for an old school show at Arco Arena that evening. His bro Anthony is at the party every year, so Ant brought Montell to the party. Montell is 6'8" and no slouch on the basketball court. For those who don't know him, let me quote a little from Wiki regarding Montell's biggest hit song: "This Is How We Do It" is a 1995 song by American R&B singer Montell Jordan. This song, Jordan's first single, is indicative of the hip-hop soul style popular at the time, featuring Jordan singing over an enhanced sample of Slick Rick's "Children's Story." "This is How We Do It" was number-one on the Billboard Hot 100 from April 15 to May 27, 1995 for seven weeks. The song has appeared on many dance compilations, including Jock Jams volume 2. When played on Top 40 radio, the song's rap bridge is often edited out. The song ranked #95 on VH1's 100 Greatest Songs of the 90s.
[Itunes link to sample the song]
In addition to Mr. Jordan we also had air-brush tattoos...
This year, we had lots of games!
Water games, a money dive, inner tube relays, a diving contest, and of course Bingo!
Championship Team: *Anthony "I finally won the championship" McCrary
Carson "The Cadilac" Campbell
Montell "This is How we do it" Jordan
Greg "3 Time Champ" Zanolli
* Even Barry Bonds might say their victory deserves an asterik... cuz Ant and Montell missed the championship game.
Big John, Cadillac Carson, Kameo and Greg Z
(The Champs with Big John and Kameo filling in for Ant and Montell)
Back to Back for Cadillac Carson!
3rd Trophy for Greg Z!
The Commissioner apologizes for not watching all the games, so is sorry if the awards are not perfect
The Commissioner's Official Report stated that all players played well this year.
Alan "Big Mac" Godlove
Big Mac going strong to the rim
Kameo "Word Up" Williams
Alan "Big Mac" Godlove
Don "Fifty-Something" Pinkerton
Bryan "Keeps on giving" Givens
Jenn "Left and Right Hand Hook Shot" Hemmer
Paulina "Lock Down D" Johnson
Toughest Player of the Day
Greg "tough as nails" Hayes for playing after taking a head to the eye which left a very big mark I bet he has a black eye on Monday at work!
Honorable Mention to Kameo and Lina for losing 4 or 5 games in a row but kept on playing their butts off... and at least Lina was still smiling!
All No-Show Team
Andy "The Wino" Wellisch
Dan "Frisbee Boy" Staszak
Terrence "T-dawg" Williams
Jack "Don't call me Mister" Pool
Montell taking the rock to the hoop....
A young hoops fan, Big Mike, waiting to take the court... one of these years....
Special Recognition - Lifetime Achievement Award - Flosser King
Gary "The Flosser" Slavit (Don't ask me. I guess it's an inside joke!)
Two new events this year...
Most Popular Food/drink:
Cotton Candy (of course)
All of the products prepared by Mrs. Costco's kitchen
Burgers by Grampa Dell
Least Popular Food/Drink:
Some of the medal winners
More indoor olympics...
Spectators and Athletes...
Extra Special Thanks:
We want to say a BIG THANK YOU to all who helped out. So many of you helped before, during, and after the party! You guys are awesome!
Lost and Found:
Items not claimed soon, will be given out as Bingo prizes next year...or you might see our kids wearing that stuff!?!?
A pair of heelies, 3 boy's shirts, 3 towels, 5 socks, a pair of flip flops, green goggles and a floatie vest.
Previous years parties: