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Elks hoop shoot set for Dec. 17

GRANGEVILLE – The annual Elks National Hoop Shoot competition preliminary will be held after school, at 3:30 p.m., on Tuesday, Dec. 17 at GEMS. Boys and girls will compete in three age brackets (8-9, 10-11, 12-13), with the best marks on 25 attempts qualifying to shoot in the next round of competition, which will be held in January 2014.

Girls and the youngest boys will shoot with a 28.5-inch ball; older boys will shoot with a regular men’s ball. The age cutoff is April 1, 2014; a shooter who would be nine on the last day of March will shoot as a nine-year-old.

Contact Michelle Barger at GEMS for details, 983-0400.


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