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Beaverton Coach
Roy F. Johnston Celebration Scheduled

Fans, including past players, coaches and friends are invited to join in the last home game celebration for Coach Roy F. Johnston, to be held following the completion of the varsity basketball game on Hall of Fame night, February 23rd, 2024 in Beaverton.

Coach Johnston will retire after 55 years of coaching, and 50 years with the Beaverton Beavers as the winningest coach in Michigan boys basketball history. The celebration will last about 30 minutes.

A limited number of pregame tickets will be sold until gone beginning February 12th, through Beaverton and Gladwin Schools Athletic Offices. All other ticket sales will be at the gate beginning at 4 p.m. on game night.

Fans may purchase special Roy apparel which is available at In addition, fans wishing to leave a written message or upload a short video of congratulations honoring Coach Roy, may visit

Following completion of the celebration, fans will be able to visit Coach Roy, at the Beaverton Bowl and Lounge.

Some area businesses are banding together to celebrate Valentines Day in a very special way.  The Beaverton Tavern, Gem Theatre and Sugarbeet Blooms and Bridal are offering a special Valentines night package.  The package includes a meal at the B.T., tickets to the Gem Theatre with extras, and flowers from Sugarbeet Blooms and Bridal.  Please see the attached for further information and visit this short video 

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