DeKalb Middle School will serve as host for a basketball Christmas Classic, Monday and Tuesday, December 29th and 30th. Both DeKalb Middle School and DeKalb West School basketball teams will take part in the two-day event, along with Smith County and Hilham junior high schools.
The action begins at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, as the DeKalb West girls' junior varsity will play the JV from Hilham. That game will be followed by a boys' JV contest between the same two schools. At 5:00 p.m., the Lady Bulldogs' varsity team will take on Hilham, with a boys' varsity game to follow. The DeKalb Middle teams will swing into action, starting at 7:00 p.m., as the Lady Saints take on Smith County, with the Saints and the Owls slated to tip off at 8:00 p.m.
On Tuesday, the DeKalb Middle JV girls will open the day with a game against Smith County's junior varsity at 3:00 p.m., followed by a boys' JV game between the two schools. Smith County will play Hilham in a girls' varsity game at 5:00 p.m., with a boys game following at 6:00 p.m. At 7:00 p.m., the DeKalb Middle and DeKalb West girls will square off, with the Saints and Bulldogs scheduled to take the hardwood to close out the two-day Classic at 8:00 p.m.
All games will be played at the Mike Braswell Gymnasium at DeKalb Middle School.