Pictou Advocate sports

Hoops skills camp Dec. 28

Sports

NEW GLASGOW – A holiday hoop clinic hosted by the North Nova junior varsity girls basketball team has been scheduled for December 28 at the NNEC gym.

The clinic schedule starts at 8:45 a.m. with a welcome followed by rotating skill sessions at 9:30 a.m. and 10 a.m., more sessions after a break at 10:45 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. lunch and games at 12:25 p.m.

There is space for 40 participants, boys and girls aged seven to 11. They will have an opportunity to learn more about basketball as they receive coaching instruction on the basic skills of dribbling, passing, shooting, defence and team play.

Coaches Shane Hampton and Shane Cormier will lead the clinic. They coach the JV Gryphons at North Nova.

The fee if $40 and Hampton can be contacted by cell phone at 902-331-1817.

The JV team has six significant dates on its schedule in the New Year.

After a home tournament on January 12 and 13, the Gryphons will visit Cobequid Education Centre on January 16, play in the C.P. Allen invitational tournament on January 19 and 20 and visit Antigonish on January 23.

Regional championships are scheduled for February 9 and 10 and the provincial championship is slated for February 23 and 24.

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