By LEAH BROWN There are tournaments all around the state of Ohio. Let’s face it, we’re a basketball state. But one of the things that makes the Classic so special is the reason why it’s held every year: to honor Martin Luther King Jr. and Perry Reese Jr. who both worked hard and endured much…

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BERLIN — The 11th annual Kaufman Realty & Auctions Classic in the Country Challenge powered by Under Armour will be held over the Martin Luther King Jr. weekend, beginning Saturday at 10 a.m., and continuing nonstop through Monday with the final game set for 8:30 p.m. There will be 20 games played over the weekend, with…

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By MIKE DYER The 11th annual Classic is primed for yet another memorable weekend this month from Jan. 18-20 at Berlin Hiland High School with some of the top Ohio girls’ basketball teams invited to this premier showcase. Tom Jenkins, director of the Classic and director of the Ohio Girls’ Basketball Report, is able to rattle off statistics…

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