Hoop Shoot sees almost 50 participants
December 13, 2018
Wrangell’s Elks Lodge hosted its annual Hoop Shoot last Saturday. The community gym was packed with kids participating in the free throw contest, and supportive family members and friends in the bleachers. The Hoop Shoot is a yearly event hosted by Elks lodges across the country for children ages eight to 13.
Jeff Jabusch, who helped organize the event, said that each child participating in the Hoop Shoot is given 25 chances to make as many free throws as possible. The first place winners of each age category, a boy and a girl, are then given 15 more free throws. Jabusch explained that th...