Apollo Fan Bus Stays Home – Eagles Play On At Williams Arena
The Apollo fan buses will NOT be going to the state tournament game today. There were a total of seven buses scheduled to go — five student buses, one adult, and one pep band bus. If you bought a bus pass and ticket to the game, you will be able to get a refund through the school.
However, the game is still on-The Eagles quarterfinals game is today at 4 in Williams Arena against 3rd seeded Orono. The Eagles are 25-4 and so is Orono. The two teams played December 29 at the Granite City Classic at Apollo with Orono winning 62-55. Apollo led for much of the game. The Eagles will play today without senior point guard Ibrahim Abukar who had surgery Tuesday to extract bone marrow to give to his 13-year old sister in need of a transplant. Sophomore Brett Maslonkowski will start at shooting guard in place of Abukar while Derek Steve moves over to start at the point. Orono is led in scoring by Jordan Smith averaging 21.3 points a game.
Hear the game today at 3:30 on AM 1240-WJON with Jay Caldwell calling the play-by-play.