Hoopfest November 30-December 1

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October 19, 2018
BACKGROUND:
 
Scott Robinson organized the first Hendricks County Hoopfest (2017) to honor his Mother:
 
IT TAKES A MIRACLE TO MAKE LIFE…
IT TAKES A DREAM TO DEFINE LIFE…
IT TAKES A LIFETIME TO THANK THOSE WHO HELPED YOU FIND YOUR WAY… - Diane "Diggity Di" Robinson
 
Diane Robinson was a devoted wife, loving mother, grandmother, teacher, Soldier, and Multiple Sclerosis fighter. She came from a family of four girls, but was blessed with three boys, all of whom got their father's love for sports. She had no choice but to play along. She was clearly visible and audible on whatever floor or field that her kids competed. She became a staple and recognizable figure to all those associated with the teams they played on. She invested herself in her family and got a lot of joy from others.

Diane was born and raised in Wabash, IN. She got her Bachelors and Masters in Speech and Hearing from Purdue University. She taught at Danville Community Schools in Danville, IN. She served in the United States Army, retiring at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.

Diane passed away on August 3, 2014. She left behind a family legacy including her husband Don, sons Scott, Ryan and Lance. 
She had a gift for giving and a heart for others. The only people she didn't really like were referees. She never let anything stand in her way, even though she could not stand up herself. She fought a successful battle with Multiple Sclerosis that lasted more than 27 years and took most of her physical abilities. She loved shopping, jewelry, traveling, talking, going out to eat, watching movies with Don and getting autographs with Lance. She always had a positive attitude and grateful heart.
“I have gone through the glorious contest. I have finished the race.  I have kept the faith”
  2 Timothy 4:7
 
CHARITY:
Scott organized Dream 2 Discover You (D2DY) while in Memphis. 
Dream 2 Discover You is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that raises funds for medical research of Multiple Sclerosis while also providing life skill seminars to youth through free basketball camps in Florida, Illinois, Indiana and Tennessee. 
 
 
 
 
The Hendricks County Hoopfest returns for its second straight year on Friday, November 30 and Saturday, December 1.  Featuring some of the best players from across the county, state and country, the Hendricks County Hoopfest aims to turn Danville High School into a basketball mecca for two days.
 
Last year, a $500 scholarship was awarded to Brownsburg’s Ryan Porath in honor of Diane Robinson, the mother of former Danville player and Hendricks County Hoopfest organizer Scott Robinson. This year, an addition scholarship will be awarded in memory of longtime Danville football coach Dick Burrows, who passed away December of last year.
 
The Diane Robinson scholarship is available to any member of a participating school’s basketball team while the Dick Burrows scholarship is limited just to Danville senior student athletes.
Application deadline for the scholarship is November 11.
The full event schedule is below:
November 30
Park Tudor at Danville (JV) – 5 p.m.
Park Tudor at Danville – 6:45 p.m.
Crispus Attucks vs. La Lumiere – 8:30 p.m.
 
December 1
Horizon Christian Academy vs. IND Elite Prep – 11 a.m.
Aspire Academy vs. Don Bosco Institute – 1 p.m.
Knightstown vs. Lebanon – 3:15 p.m.
Brownsburg at Danville (Girls Varsity) – 5 p.m.
La Lumiere vs. Brownsburg – 6:45 p.m.
Avon at Danville – 8:30 p.m.
 
 (ARTICLE ABOVE By Dylan Trimpe dylan.trimpe@flyergroup.com Aug 27, 2018)
NATIONALLY RANKED PLAYERS FROM LA LUMIERE
Isaiah Stewart
Isaiah Stewart (POSSIBLY GOING TO DUKE)
Keion Brooks
Keion Brooks (BEING RECRUITED BY IU & MICHIGAN STATE)
 
HOW CAN YOU HELP?
 
1) COME TO THE GAMES
2) TELL YOUR FRIENDS TO ATTEND
3) CALL MIKE WOLINSKY (317-677-2044) FOR ANY SPONSORSHIP/DONATION THAT YOU CAN DO
 
THANK YOU FOR THE OPPORTUNITY TO TELL YOU ABOUT THIS GREAT EVENT
 
Contact:
Mike Wolinsky
317-677-2044