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The phrase “the show must go on” took on a whole new meaning Saturday night at the Cove basketball tournament.
The Union girls basketball team was playing Cove in the third of four games that were to take place on the day.
The game started right on time as scheduled, with Union grabbing an early 10-2 lead. Then with 2:39 left in the first quarter, one of the referees noticed some water on the floor. The referee looked up at the ceiling and noticed that the roof in the Cove gymnasium was leaking.