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Lady Pioneers prepare for Holiday Classic
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Where else can you mix a week’s worth of basketball with the Magic Kingdom?The Warren County High School girls basketball team is spending this week in Orlando, Fla., as the Lady Pioneers will be participating in the Rock Holiday Classic held at Windermere High School.Coach Erick Baird, who has coaching ties in Florida, has taken his team to the beach the past two summers to play in camps, but this year he added a Christmas trip to the Sunshine State.The Lady Pioneers enjoyed the perks of being in Orlando yesterday when the team visited Disney World. But the memories of Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and Space Mountain should be long gone when the Lady Pioneers get back to business on the basketball court today.Warren County begins its three-day basketball tournament today with a game at 11 a.m. against a team from Boynton Beach, Fla.Boynton Beach is one of four teams in the tournament from Florida. The Lady Pioneers join Bradley Central as the two teams from Tennessee.