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How does the East Hall High School basketball team financially support a trip to Alaska to play in a tournament (airline, hotel, food, transportation, etc.)?
The East Hall Vikings basketball team will be competing in the Alaska Airlines Classic basketball tournament after raising about $8,000-10,000 through several months of fundraising.
Alaska Airlines will provide compensated flights to and from Anchorage, Alaska, as the airline is a sponsor of the tournament, according to Vikings coach Joe Dix.
Dix and the team will be staying in a hotel in downtown Anchorage with other teams from Nevada, Florida and Alaska. The team will head to Alaska on Wednesday from Atlanta, taking a short layover in Seattle.
The Vikings are still accepting donations up until Wednesday.
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