“These are special games and it will be a treasure to have them broadcast and recorded,” Aaron Zupka, Middletown’s athletic director, said in a statement.
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Ray Phillips, senior pastor at the church, said while Miller Gym opened in 1952, his church’s heritage dates back to 1915 having started on Clayton Street.
“We appreciate the heritage both the Middies and we have in Middletown and, by being able to broadcast these games, it is just one more way we can help serve our community,” he said.
Robinson said it was important to broadcast these games so history could be preserved for future generations.
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The Middies play Butler County rival Hamilton on Friday, then Lima Sr. on Saturday.
A limited number of tickets remain for sale for both nights and fans wishing to attend these two games should not wait for getting tickets at the door, said Zupka. Tickets are on sale at the athletic department office in the Manchester building.