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Elks hosting annual Hoop Shoot this Saturday


December 6, 2018

The Hoop Shoot, a children’s basketball free throw contest hosted by the Elks, will be hosted at the community gym this Saturday. Jeff Jabusch, local director of the contest, said that the annual event was started in the 1940s for younger children to have a fun activity. Since then, it has grown into a nationwide contest.

Children from the ages of eight to 13-years-old are invited to participate in the Hoop Shoot. The children will be divided into three age categories of girls and boys: eight and nine-years-old, 10 and 11-years-old, and 12 and 13-years old.

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