Sprots briefs — Oct. 11. 2018

Published Oct 11, 2018 at 4:00pm

Youth basketball sign-ups in Sherrill

SHERRILL — There will be tryouts for VVS youth basketball the week of Monday, Oct. 29, at Sherrill McAllister Elementary School.

The Boys A teams are for grades 4-6, Boys B teams are for grades 3-5, and Girls A teams are for grades 4-6.

Boys tryouts will be 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 29-30. Players must be present to be selected for teams. A parent must sign a player in and be present for a player meeting at 7:15 on Oct. 30. The fee for playing on a travel team is $55 (with a family maximum of $90).

Girls tryouts will be 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1. A parent must sign a player in and be present for a player meeting at 7:15 that night. The fee for playing on a travel team is $55 (with a family maximum of $90).

There will be open gym time 6-8 p.m. on Wednesdays, Oct. 17 and 24, and Thursdays, Oct. 18 and 25, for boys and girls at the Sherrill Community Activities Center, 139 E Hamilton Ave.

There will also be VVS youth basketball skills-n-drills for both boys and girls at the Sherrill CAC on Saturdays for nine weeks from Nov. 3 through Jan. 26.

The times and age groups are: 8:15-9 a.m. for first-graders, 9-9:45 a.m. for second-graders, 9:45-10:30 a.m. for third-graders, 10:30-11:15 a.m. for fourth-graders, and 11:15 a.m.-noon for fifth- and sixth-graders. There will be on-site sign ups at each session.

Also included in the program are Sunday intramural games starting in January. More information on this will be announced and distributed at a later date. The cost of the program is $35 per child (family maximum $90).

For more information, contact Mark Kinne at 315-525-9233 or Mike Holmes at 315-264-8556.