Glendale will be making its ninth all-time appearance at the Harold Thomas Inter-State Classic this week. The forty-third edition of the tournament will start Thursday, Jan. 21st, with the second round to be played Friday, Jan. 22nd, and the final round Saturday, Jan. 23rd. The Falcons will open against the Shawnee Mission-Bishop Miege Stags(4-3) at 5:15 p.m. @ Coffeyville Field Kindley High School. The two teams have met twice before at the Inter-State Classic with the Falcons taking both games (Jan. 23rd, 1987 56-43 & Jan. 23rd, 1993 70-50). Last year, the Stags(20-5) took third place at the KSHSAA 4A Div. 1 state tournament. Owasso(9-3), who took second place earlier this month at the Skiatook Invitational, is currently ranked seventh in Oklahoma Class 6A and Sand Springs(7-4) is ranked thirteenth in Oklahoma Class 6A.
Best Finishes for Glendale at the Inter-State Classic in eight total appearances:
1990 - Second Place
2001 - CHAMPIONS!
2003 - Second Place
2004 - Third Place
2005 - Third Place
Glendale's All-Time Record at the Inter-State Classic: 15-8 (.65%)
Boys Basketball Program at Glendale Senior High School in Springfield, Missouri. Opened in the fall of 1963.