Each week, during the basketball season, two of the areas top 8th grade middle school teams will be selected to participate in the MVP Basketball Marquee Matchup Middle School Game of the Week. This event is designed to reward the student athletes for their hard work and dedication during the season, both on the court and in the classroom.  The players will have a chance to showcase their skills in a contest that will be televised online with a play by play man and color commentator, and will be played in a festive environment complete with a live DJ and in game announcer.

 

The weekly contests will feature the best players and teams the area has to offer.  The games will include the annual City Championship Game and  will feature the two teams with the best records that will battle it out in the Area Championship Game.  Each of these games feature live, online coaches interviews and post game player interviews.  The areas top officials will be brought in not only to call the game, but also interact and serve as a role model to the participants.

Following each game, a special guest speaker is brought in to talk to the players about one of life's important messages concerning character, accountability and leadership.  The players, coaches, guest speaker, and officials will then be able to socialize and interact over a catered dinner.

 

In the inaugural Game of the Week in 2017, Blackhawk Christian Middle Schol defeated the Towles Tigers in a game that was viewed by over 3,000 people.  

This event has become an extremely fun and exciting event enjoyed by all of the players, parents and fans.

Click link below each game to watch in its​ entirety

2017 City Championship Game

Blackhawk Christian Braves vs Towles  Montessori School Tigers

www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ejx_aBHQL2Y

2018 Marquee Match-Up Games of the Week Schedule

February 1

ST. PAUL LUTHERAN BEARS VS MAPLE CREEK BOBCATS

 

February 8

ST. VINCENT PANTHERS VS WOODSIDE WARRIORS

February 15

ST. CHARLES CARDINALS VS BLACKHAWK CHRISTIAN BRAVES

2018 City Championship Game

February 22

BATTLE OF THE  UNDEFEATED TEAMS

TOWLES TIGERS VS LEO LIONS

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGaQnLv_h4w&list=PLLzBkP-aC6FED-Xku3SIIBVz8scXM3Wbh&index=10&t=0s

2019 Marquee Match-Up Games of the Week Schedule

2019 City Championship Game

February 22

BATTLE OF THE  UNDEFEATED TEAMS

ST. PAUL LUTHERAN BEARS VS MEMORIAL PARK PIRATES

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XVoilkyUw8s

February 25

BLACKHAWK EAGLES VS BLACKHAWK CHRISTIAN BRAVES

 

February 27

ST. CHARLES CARDINALS  VS WOODSIDE WARRIORS

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4A9KHH_wcDQ

2019 Northeast Indiana Championship Game

February 28

BATTLE OF THE  UNDEFEATED TEAMS

ST. PAUL LUTHERAN BEARS VS NORWELL KNIGHTS

https://www.ihsaatv.org/watch/norwell-vs-st-paul-mvp-middle-school-basketball

MARQUEE MATCH-UP

MIDDLE SCHOOL GAME OF THE WEEK