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By Staff | Dec 19, 2012

The Martins Ferry Basketball Parents will once again be sponsoring a youth basketball shootout the weekend of March 1-3, for fifth and sixth grade boys and girls teams. All teams will be guaranteed three games, with a possibility of a fourth game, depending on the number of teams.

The entry fee will be $75 per team. Games will be held at Martins Ferry High School with onsite parking and concessions available. For more information, contact: John Bennett, 740-633-0684 ext 1106 or john.bennett@ omeresa.net; Kim Appolloni, 740-633-0684 ext 1423 or kim.appolloni@omeresa.net.


The Paden City Grasshopper Basketball League will be holding two basketball tournaments. The first tournament will be Jan. 14-20, 2013, for grades four-six boys and girls. Teams will be limited to six per grade level. There is a no entry fee for the single-elimination tournament.

The second tournament is Jan. 28-Feb. 10. From Jan 28-Feb. 4 is for girls in grades 4-6, while the same-grade boys’ tournament will be from Feb. 4-10.

Cost for this tournament will be $65 for a three-game guarantee. Limit is six teams per grade level. The entry deadline for the first tournament is Jan. 10. The entry deadline for the second tournament is Jan. 24. For more information, contact Josh Fulks at 304-337-4058