Alumni game brings in funds for scholarship fund

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Neighbors | Submitted .The White team from the Cardinal Mooney Alumni Basketball game posed for the camera. The Alumni game honors the late Dave Petty, a graduate and teacher at Cardinal Mooney High School before his passing.

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Neighbors | Submitted .Pictured are Petty’s daughter Magen (CMHS ’20), Raynae Petty, Petty’s Widow, with son William (CMHS ’24) during the second annual Cardinal Mooney Alumni basketball game.

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Neighbors | Submitted .Pictured is the gray team that participated in the Cardinal Mooney Alumni basketball game on Dec. 27. More than $2,500 was raised for Adopt-A-Student. The gray team came out victorious.

On Dec. 27, Cardinal Mooney High School, located at 2545 Erie Street in Youngstown, hosted its second Men’s and Women’s Alumni Basketball Game in honor of alumnus Dave Petty, class of ’84.

Petty was an alum, coach and teacher at CMHS before his passing in 2010. To honor Petty’s legacy, CMHS hosted a coed basketball game to benefit its Adopt-A-Student Scholarship Fund. More than 200 attendants helped to raise more than $2,500 for Adopt-A-Student, which provides tuition assistance to deserving and at need students. The teams (gray and white) largely coached themselves, with current CMHS boys basketball coach Carey Palermo and girls coach Jason Baker acting as referees.

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