Blue Jays receive sage advice before state tournament

Article by Ian Grande

Stanley – The Stanley Blue Jays Basketball paid a visit to Elaine Gray on Monday.

Elaine is a long time Stanley Blue Jays supporter and was married to the late Jim Gray, a member of the 1938 Stanley Blue Jays State Runner-up basketball team. Jim Gray was named to the All-State Basketball team in 1938, he was also a longtime supporter of Blue Jay athletics.

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Elaine offered the Blue Jays some words of encouragement and wished them best of luck at the tournament, she has been a supporter of the Blue Jays for her entire life.

KMOT-TV was on hand to capture the moment and do a follow up story on the historical significance of the Stanley Blue Jays trip to the state tournament.

*Video Courtesy of KMOT-TV (Ben Barr Sports Director)

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Stanley Blue Jays with Elain Gray 2
2016-2017 Stanley Blue Jays with Elaine Gray (Photo by Brooks Stafslien- Stanley AD)

*Ian Grande is the Editor of the Stanley Gazette. Feel free to reach out with any comments/concerns (

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