Great Basin Elks Hoop Shoot
The free annual Elks Hoop Shoot contest, hosted by Great Basin Elks Lodge #1472, will begin with registration at 8:30 a.m. Dec. 12 at Elko High School Old Gymnasium. Age groups of 8-9, 10-11, and 12-13 for both boys and girls will be used. Eligibility is determined by the age contestants will be on April 1, 2016. All contestants must bring proof of birth date (birth certificate, passport or baptism certificate).
The free-throw competition will begin at 10 a.m., with the 8-9 age group shooting from 11 feet. The 10-11 and 12-13 groups will shoot from the regulation free-throw line at 15 feet.
Six local winners will advance to the district shoot on Jan. 30, 2016 in Austin. For more information, contact Gary Alexander at 738-3823.
(from Elko Daily Free Press Two-minute Drill Column