B'ville: Optimist shooting contest April 10

The Baldwinsville Optimist Club will hold its fourth annual basketball foul shooting contest from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday April 10 in Baker High School Gym no. 1.

The contest is open to Baldwinsville boy and girl students from 9 to 15 years old. Prizes and trophies will be awarded to the top five shooters in two categories, those under five feet tall and those five feet or taller. Participants measuring under five feet tall get to foul shoot one yard closer to the basket.

Practice and late registration is from 10 to 10:30 a.m. There can be no late registration after 10:45 a.m. and no late participants after 11 a.m. The contest will begin at 10:30 a.m.

Pre-registration is preferred. Students can pre-register by e-mailing their first and last name, age, school and approximate height to ddvarn@msn.com or send the information by US mail to Donald D. Varn, Foul Shooting, 2222 Mercer St., Baldwinsville, NY 13027.

Donald Varn presents a first place trophy and prize to Nathan Valentine, age 10 from Van Buren School at last year's foul shooting contest.

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