Basketball development leagues upcoming

Young players have chance to sharpen skills in a fun setting

The Comox Valley is again hosting numerous basketball ventures to help young enthusiasts step up their game.

The latest development is that local basketball coach Tony Edwards has volunteered to coach the North Vancouver Island Regional Under 14 Boys team (Grade 8s), and he plans to have his development camp and tryout on Saturday, April 6 and Sunday, April 7.

Both days begin at 10 a.m. and finish at 2 p.m. It will be located at G.P. Vanier.  Interested boys can register at the door, and for further questions e-mail Tony at ynotanthony@hotmail.com.

This camp is open to all Comox Valley boys as well as Kwalikum, Alberni, Ucluelet, Campbell River and Powell River.

The Girls Under 15 camp, run by local coaching guru Grant Ashlee, is on April 12-13 at Mark Isfeld Secondary.  On the 12th it starts at 4:30 p.m. and Saturday goes 10:30 to 4 p.m.  Register at the door.

The Grade 8 and 9 boys Run and Gun basketball league starts at G.P. Vanier on April 9 and will go every Tuesday and Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m.  Registration happens the first night at Vanier.

Finally, Thunderball is still looking for interested Grade 4, 5, 6,and 7 boys and girls who want to play basketball on Sunday mornings.  The 4s and 5s are at Lake Trail and the 6s and 7s are at Vanier. The league starts April 14.

To register, e-mail Larry Street at  larrystreetcar@gmail.com.

 

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