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Nixa, Kickapoo Top Blue & Gold Seeds

Nixa and Kickapoo are the top seeds in the boys high school basketball Blue & Gold tourney.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo--For 68 years high school basketball junkies have feasted on holiday tournaments that tip off the day after Christmas.

It's the Blue & Gold tournament on the boys side and the Pink & White Lady Classic on the girls side.

Wednesday both tournaments were seeded and the opening day games unveiled. 

The Nixa boys have won three straight Blue & Gold tournaments, and were named the top seed on the Gold division side.

Nixa will open up play at 11:00 a.m. December 26th against Conway.

On the blue side, the Kickapoo Chiefs will be the top seed.

Dick Rippee is looking for his first ever Blue & Gold title.

Kickapoo will open December 26th against Fair Grove.

The Blue & Gold will tip off the day after Christmas, Thursday December 26th with games at both JQH Arena and Hammons Student Center.

Championship night is December 30th.
   



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