The 2019 Highland Optimist Shootout was completely sold out

Some of the Highlights from the most attended Shootout in the midwest:


LIVE STREAM OF CBC vs ROCK BRIDGE : https://www.facebook.com/NFHSNetworkHoops/videos/578652132576534

LIVE STEAM OF NICOLET vs CHAMINADE: https://www.facebook.com/NFHSNetworkHoops/videos/2118120938267832

LIVE STREAM OF BELLEVILLE WEST vs VASHON: https://www.facebook.com/NFHSNetworkHoops/videos/313759022806383


The Highland, Illinois 'Scott Credit Union' Optimist Shootout is the oldest and widely known as the premier high school basketball shootout in Illinois and the St. Louis area. With our rich history, the event will once again bring together some of the top local and national basketball players and teams to one gym for one full day of hoops.


The 2021 event will feature games with teams from Illinois, Missouri, and Wisconsin including 12 top nationally ranked players:


Game 1 (8:30am) - Greenville (IL) Girls vs. Highland (IL) Girls

Game 2 (10:00am) - Triad (IL) vs. Highland (IL)


Game 3 (11:30pm) - Columbia Tolton (MO) vs. Breese Mater Dei (IL)


Game 4 (1:00pm) - DeSmet (MO) vs. Collinsville (IL)


Game 5 (3:00pm) - Mehlville (MO) vs. Trinity Catholic (MO)


Game 6 (4:45pm) - Milwaukee Sussex (WI) vs. Chaminade (MO)


Game 7 (6:30pm) - Chicago Simeon (IL) vs. Vashon (MO)


Game 8 (8:15pm) - Chicago Whitney Young (IL) vs. CBC (MO)




The Highland Optimist Club is part of Optimist International - an association of more than 3,000 clubs around the world dedicated to "bringing out the best in kids".

Adult volunteers join Optimist Clubs to conduct positive service projects in their communities aimed at providing a helping hand to youth.

As Optimists, we are people who care about our communities and want to make a difference in the lives of youth by setting a positive example.

Mission: By providing hope and positive vision, Optimists bring out the best in kids.