Sports briefs — Oct. 10, 2017

Published Oct 10, 2017 at 4:00pm

Rome YMCA to hold basketball clinic

The Rome YMCA will hold a five-week preseason basketball clinic beginning on Sunday and running until Nov. 12.

There will be two different sessions for different age groups. Sessions for youngsters in grades 3-6 will be from at 9:30-10:30 a.m., and sessions for those in in grades 7-12 will be held 10:45-11:45 a.m. The younger athlete’s group will be focused on strengthening fundamentals, while the older group will learn more advanced techniques.

Cost for the clinic will be $25 for members and $50 for non-members. Bruce Hairston will be instructing the clinic.

To register, visit or visit the Rome YMCA front desk at 301 W. Bloomfield St. and make checks payable to the Rome YMCA. For more information, contact Hairston by phone at 315-336-3500, ext. 228 or by email at: