- Wednesday March 23rd, 2011 :: 11:34 a.m. CDT
4th Annual Cy Middleton Memorial Basketball tournament
On Sunday, March 27th the Olathe Police Department will sponsor and host the 4th Annual Cy Middleton Memorial Basketball tournament. The opening ceremony for the tournament will be held in the Olathe North High School gymnasium and will start at 8 a.m.
This annual event is named for Officer Cy Middleton who served his community as an Olathe Police Officer for 7 years untill he passed away after his battle with cancer in December of 2007.
A total of 10 teams from the Johnson County and Wyandotte County area will compete. Other activities will include a bake sale, a silent auction and a BBQ lunch available for purchase. Proceeds from this year's tournament will go to the Zach Myers foundation. Zach was a student at Olathe Northwest High School but tragically lost his life in a fatality car accident this past December. Zach's father, John Myers, is a Captain with the Olathe Fire Department.
Donations can also be sent to:
Cy Middleton Benefit Fund
c/o 1st National Bank of Olathe
P.O. Box 1500
Olathe, KS 66051
The Olathe Police Department would like to thank the Olathe School District for allowing the use of their facilities for the tournament. Any questions about the tournament can be directed to SRO Sgt. Brian Wessling (913-971-6725).
Olathe Police Department
501 E Old 56 Hwy
Olathe, KS 66061