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New record for Hoop Shoot


December 12, 2019

Caleb Vierkant/ Wrangell Sentinel

Stella Buness lining up a shot at the Elks Hoop Shoot contest last Saturday.

The Wrangell Elks Lodge hosted its annual Hoop Shoot free throw contest last Saturday, Dec. 7. The contest is held by Elks lodges across the country, open to children from 8 to 13-years-old. Jeff Jabusch, director of the contest for Wrangell, says that participants get 25 shots at making a basket, plus a maximum of five practice throws. According to a final report written by Jabusch, this year's contest saw a record number of participants.

"The annual Hoop Shoot was a great success!" He wrote. "We had 51 participants which is the largest number we have had in at least 6 or 7 years."

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