Binghamton To Honor 1985-1986 Championship Basketball Team

By Darren Dodge

Binghamton To Honor 1985-1986 Championship Basketball Team

January 27, 2011 Updated Jan 27, 2011 at 2:12 PM EST

Binghamton, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Binghamton City School District will honor its 1985 and 1986 Boys State Championship Basketball team this Friday.

The school Alumni Association is hosting a special reunion celebration Friday, January 28.

The evening called “Champions Revisited” will honor the Boys Varsity Basketball teams from 1985 and 1986.

Both teams won the New York State championship.

Players expected to attend are: Bill Berg, Lance Blanford, Steve Brundage, Joe Crowe, Richie Dunn, Matt McCane, Mike Perna, Mark Olmstead and Mark Young.

Coaches Tom Corgel and Mike Buchak will also be in attendance.

The event will begin with a 6:00 P.M. reception in the Binghamton High School cafeteria.

Then at about 7:45 P.M., the former players and cheerleaders from the teams will be introduced at center court in the gymnasium, between the Boys J.V. and Varsity games.

Video footage of the teams’ games in the 1985 and 1986 seasons will be displayed during the reception.

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