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St. Joseph plays Ceredo-Kenova High School in the St. Joe Invitational on Feb. 27, 1988.

Gallery: Do you remember? -- 1988 St. Joe Invitational Tournament, St. Joe vs. Ceredo-Kenova

Jan. 16, 2012 @ 06:09 PM

St. Joseph plays Ceredo-Kenova High School in the St. Joe Invitational on Feb. 27, 1988.

The tournament was born in 1978 after the West Virginia State Catholic Basketball Tournament, which began in 1936, disbanded in 1977.

The tournament is known for colorful student skits and crowd participation.

2012 is the final year for the St. Joe Invitational at the Veterans Memorial Field House, which will be demolished to make way for a $5.4 million soccer complex for Marshall University. The tournament is set for Wednesday-Saturday, Jan. 18-21.

We will scan and post a few galleries from past tournaments at www.Herald-Dispatch.com. (Please note that we have not shot all of the games through the years.)

Reprints of these photos are available. Find the photo you would like to purchase, then click "Purchase this photo" underneath it. Prices are $6 for a 4x6, $11 for a 5x7 and $15 for an 8x10. There are also bigger photo sizes and framing options, if you would be interested.

1988 St. Joe Roster (courtesy of Steve Theuring)

Coach: Bill Carroll

Assistant Coaches: Ed Fry, Bart Bartholomew

10 Travis Burlile

12 Lance Patrich

14 Chris Rideau

20 Tracy Phillips

22 Mike Anton

24 Jim Treacy

30 Eric Blatt

32 Eric Summerfeldt

34 Steve Braine

40 Mike Studamire

42 Daniel Wells

43 Matt Murphy

44 Pat Turner


1988 Ceredo-Kenova Roster

Coach: Carl K. Ward

Assistant Coaches: Ed Jenkins, Rick Chafin

10 Mark Talbert

11 Kevin Wells

12 Jason Deitz

20 Jason Cassidy

22 Keith Wallin

23 Larry Lucas

30 Eric Acosta

32 Danny Caldwell

33 Eric Shannon

34 Jeremy Stevenson

40 Pat Myers

42 Jim Workman

55 Derek Jackson

     Todd Milum

     Chris Chafin