HAECO Invitational Presented by NewBridge Bank Introduces HSXtra Night

Posted by Press Release on December 23, 2014 at 9:30 am under High School | Comments are off for this article

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The semifinal day of the 2014 HAECO Invitational presented by NewBridge Bank has been designated HSXtra night, the tournament announced today. The 39th annual HAECO Invitational is set for Dec. 26, 27 and 29 at the Greensboro Coliseum Special Events Center.

The Greensboro News & Record recently debuted www.hsxtra.com, its high school sports website. Fans of high school sports can find extensive coverage of high school sports on the site including the News & Record’s sports rankings, columns, blogs and photos from recent events. News & Record high school editor Joe Sirera drives the content and is a major contributor to the site.

To raise awareness of its new high school sports website, the News & Record is sponsoring the semifinal round at this year’s HAECO Invitational. Saturday night, Dec. 27 will be called HSXtra night. News & Record personnel will be on site with a giveaway for two tickets and a parking pass to see the No. 2 ranked Duke Blue Devils take on the Wake Forest Demon Deacons in Winston-Salem Wednesday night, Jan. 7, 2015 in Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Basketball. Sirera will be on hand to not only cover the tournament but also to visit with tournament-goers regarding the site, their high school and their teams. HSXtra t-shirts will be tossed to fans in the stands during breaks in tournament action.

The HAECO Invitational presented by NewBridge Bank is an annual high school basketball tournament in Greensboro, N.C. Founded in 1976 as the Little 4 Invitational, the tournament features men’s and women’s teams representing eight Guilford County high schools playing at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex. Tournament proceeds are donated to local charities and the participating schools; the HAECO Invitational is planned and implemented by the Greensboro Sports Council. For more information, please visit www.HAECOInvitational.com and follow the event on Twitter: @HAECOinvit.

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