Archive for Monday, December 17, 2012

Jaguar Jam’ to feature youth basketball scrimmages, benefit charitable organizations

December 17, 2012, 3:06 p.m.

Updated: December 19, 2012, 12:00 a.m.

Basketball will return a week early in the Mill Valley community. The Mill Valley basketball program and Breakthrough Basketball will play host to the Jaguar Jam, a youth scrimmage event on Dec. 28 that will benefit the Special Olympics of Kansas and Coaches vs. Cancer.

Boys basketball teams in third- through sixth-grade are invited to register for scrimmages on Mill Valley High courts with current Jaguars players serving as officials.

Sixth-graders will scrimmage from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m., followed by fifth-graders from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. and third- and fourth-graders from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. The Mill Valley boys team will follow with a scrimmage of its own at 6:15 p.m. with an autograph session afterward, and an alumni scrimmage from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Coaches must register at breakthroughbasketball.com/kc/Jaguar-Jam-2012.html. A waiver release form must also be completed by all players ahead of time and can be found at breakthroughbasketball.com/camps/TraningWaiverRelease.pdf.

Concessions will be offered and teams, parents and community members are encouraged to make a small donation to support the Special Olympics of Kansas and Coaches vs. Cancer Foundation.

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