EVANS, Ga. (WJBF) – Local mother honors her son’s memory with a basketball tournament and scholarship to help local kids fulfill their dreams.
The Eric J Smalls basketball banquet and tournament will be held next weekend, with the scholarship banquet on Friday night at the Belair Conference Center. During the banquet, a scholarship will be awarded to an outstanding high school senior in the CSRA who has a passion for basketball, has demonstrated outstanding leadership, sportsmanship and dedication.
The banquet tickets and basketball tournament entry fees will help support the Eric J Smalls Memorial Scholarship Fund.
Eric Smalls was killed at the age of 9 years old in a tragic car accident on River Watch Parkway along with two of his young friends. Eric was an avid basketball player participating in the 3rd grade travel basketball program. Eric’s mother, Frankie Simon talked about Eric and the Memorial tournament on NewsChannel 6 at Noon. Joining Ms. Simon, Coach Corey Warren and fellow baskeball player Cmari Warren.Please call 706-726-3074 for more information