SPORTS BRIEFS …


Lady Knights to host basketball scrimmages

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DUBLIN — The first West Bladen High Girls Summer Jam 2016 — a basketball scrimmage hosted by the Lady Knights and including teams from Union High, Cape Fear Christian, East Columbus High, 71st High, North Brunswick High, Clinton High and Pender County High — will be held Tuesday, June 28.

The scrimmages will be held from 2 to 8 p.m. in both gyms at West Bladen.

General admission is $5 and concessions will be available.

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Advantage Basketball camps scheduled

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WHITEVILLE — Advantage Basketball Camps will run two summer camps at Whiteville High — the first from June 27 through June 29; the second from June 27 through July 1 — from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day for ages 6 to 18.

The three-day camp fee will be $195 per camper; the five-day camp fee will be $265 per camper.

Ball-handling and shooting skills will be featured, but all aspects of the game will be worked on. Tracy Reid, former UNC Tar Heel All-American and WNBA Rookie of the Year will run the camp.

For information, call Keiki Yoshimine at 480-296-5732 or email to [email protected]

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Lil’ Knights Basketball Camp set

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DUBLIN — West Bladen High School will again host its annual Lil’ Knights Basketball Camp for boys and girls going into the first through sixth grades.

The camp — which will be held Monday, July 12, through Wednesday, July 14 — will cost $50 per participant and will include basketball instruction from the high-school basketball coaches as well as a camp T-shirt and basketball.

During the three-day camp, participants will receive age-appropriate skills and fundamentals.

Registration for the camp will be held Monday, June 13, between 5 and 8 p.m. at West Bladen High — or registrations can be mailed to: West Bladen Athletic Association, P.O. Box 947, Bladenboro, N.C. 28320 (checks should be made payable to West Bladen Athletic Association).

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