The VIPP Report: Super Hoop Basketball Classic Returns To Louisville


Event will take place Memorial Day weekend

(Louisville, KY) It’s the return of the Super Hoop High School All-Star Seniors Classic.  In the state where players have the reputation of competitive high flying and raining three-pointers from all over the court.  The region’s top players will match up and to measure their skill set before heading to the respective collegiate teams.

On Saturday, May 27th, old school meets new school at Old Male High School located at 911 S. Brook Street.  Starting at 1:00 p.m. various championship veteran players will coach the future all-stars.

There will be a Doctors of Dunk Contest judged by of course some of the legendary sky walkers in this area.  It’s only right for them to judge the next group of stars entering their tight brotherhood of basketball dominance.  If that’s not enough entertainment.  Back by popular demand is the Celebrity All-Star Peace game.  Area celebrities, current and former professionals will lace them up “4 Peace”.

This is a family friendly event, so we did not forget about our young sports fans.  There will be a peewee contest. All peewee participants will receive two Louisville Bats 2017 season tickets.

This classic has seen some of the best when it comes to fundamentally sound players that’s have elevated their skills to winner NBA and NCAA championships. The urban style of the game is quick, streaky with plenty of flair.

The Super Hoop Classic is proud of its alumni like Miami Heat and University of Kentucky champion Derek Anderson,  Kentucky’s High School Sweet 16 Tournament 1997 MVP and a member of Eastern’s championship team Ashley Olinger;  former International league  player, NCAA coach and current high school assistant coach in South Carolina Cypheus Bunton; Kentucky’s Mr. Basketball , Kentucky Boys State Champion and Super Hoop Slam Dunk Champ Jermaine Brown, Dwayne Morton: NBA second round pick to Golden State in 1994, UofL ‘s all-time leader in three-point field goal percentage and Kentucky Mr. Basketball; Anthony Grundy: played in the NBA and Italian League, collegiately he played on North Carolina State and he was a Super Hoop three-point contest champ.  This is just a of the many success stories and we are excited to see the Class of 2017!

If that’s not enough entertainment.  Back by popular demand is the Celebrity All-Star 4

Peace game.  Local celebrities, current and former professionals will lace them up “4 Peace”.  Some past participants; Dr. Kevin Cosby, Scooter McCrary, Kareem Abdul Jr., the late Troy “Esclade” Jackson, Ukari Figgs, Vince Taylor and celebrity guests like Tela, Aaliyah, Ginuwine, Timberland and DJ Kid Capri.

This will be an entertaining and action-packed game with a NBA feel by having neo-soul, R & B and hip hop music playing during the game.

Throughout the game there will be entertainment from performances from all genres of music to spoken word and performances by some of the city’s hottest dance teams.

Legendary sports announcer and the voice of the Dirt Bowl Cornell Bradley will keep the action going with play by play commentary of the games as well as friendly picking on spectators in the stands.

We invite everyone to come out and enjoy the games, entertainment and activities.

Tickets are only $5.00 per person.  If you have additional information about the game, call Barry Tilford at 502-650-3660.

If you would like to setup an interview, please call VIPP Communications at 502-295-0435 or by email at



The VIPP Report: Louisville leaders step up to help keep youth safe this summer


May 24, 2017

With the recent acts of violence in the community and today being the last day of school for Jefferson County Public School students, parents and guardians are scrambling to find events and activities for youth to attend.

On Thursday, May 25th at 10:00 am at Old Male High School, 911 S. Brook Street community and faith-based leaders will announce an event taking place this weekend. Leaders are buying up tickets to give to organizations and church groups to make sure youth have something safe to do on Memorial Day weekend.

The chaperoned event will be fun safe and will applaud the youth who are doing what their families, schools and community ask of them.

In conjunction with the announcement WLOU/104.7FM will do a marathon giveaway Thursday and Friday to make sure youth who want to attend that do not have the money will get to enjoy their first weekend on summer break.

Please join us for details of the event, the former University of Kentucky and University of Louisville players who’ve agreed to be a part of Saturday’s event and the community leaders who are stepping up to make sure our children have a place where they can be kids and not worry about their safety.

Representatives from WLOU, 104.7FM, church leaders and various community leaders will all be on hand for the media briefing to show their support. (Please see attached-All participating organizations involved in Saturday’s event)

If you have any questions, please contact Barry Tilford at 502-650-3660.
A full press release will be distributed at the conclusion of the announcement. For media inquiries please contact VIPP Communications at 502-582-7716 or by email at

PRESS CONFERENCE DETAILS:  Thursday, May 25th 10:00 am Old Male High School, 911 S. Brook Street Contact: Barry Tilford, 502-650-3660