The John Wall Family Foundation Holiday Invitational is scheduled for Dec. 26-29. Nick Stevens, managing editor, writes about his experiences covering the iconic event, and focuses on the local talent that produces a lot of the tournament's top performances. 

"In December 2006, I sat on press row at Reynolds Coliseum and covered my first Holiday Invitational. Since then, I've seen the vast majority of games played in the tournament every year, but I've covered at least part of every tournament since." Continue reading on