BEREA – Get ready for one of the city’s top garage sales.
Berea and Midpark High Schools will open on April 20 to showcase a variety of used fall and winter uniforms, gear and other sporting goods that students, alumni, family or community members may want to relish when the two schools merge next year. Some of the group’s items may also be at the garage sale.
Bob Cistolo, sports director of Berea and Bob Johnson, counterpart of Midpark, are in charge of the sale. The cash-only event, which accepts checks, will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Berea High and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Midpark. The sales will be made in the sports centers of the schools.
Cistolo said basketball, soccer, football, cross-country and other jerseys and uniforms, football helmets – all red and blue – will be on sale on a first come, first basis. served.
“We also have a big Berea Braves football flag,” he said. “I plan to dig through the articles to see what may be there to possibly ask for the best deal.”
Most items will be between $ 10 and $ 15. The proceeds will go into a uniform fund.
Johnson said in addition to Midpark jerseys and other clothing, there were golf bags, umbrellas and other gear ready for the sales tables.
“We’ve had calls from people asking for certain items, some whose kids played in the early 1980s and want an old uniform from this team,” he said. “We thought it was the fairest way. It’s good that people are showing interest.
Judy Stull is the President of the Berea Alumni Association. She is a third generation Berea graduate, but her grandson will be the fifth generation in her family. Stull plans to be on sale.
“I love the jerseys,” she said. “It’s great to see this happening and to see the spirit of our two schools continue like this. “
Ken Meder, President of Midpark Alumni, said it was a wonderful way for all alumni to remember their time in school.
“I predict a full sale of whatever is offered,” he said.
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