Hoopsters League Now Forming
The 19th annual “Hoopsters League” youth basketball program begins this winter (2013)at Siena Heights University and teams are invited to sign up. The league has two classes (5th/6th grade and 7th/8th grade) and separate divisions for girls and boys. All players on a team must be from the same school or town.
The signup deadline for the 5th/6th grade league is December 15th and play starts January 6th and runs through February 10th. The 7th/8th grade league has a January 27th deadline and play begins February 17th and runs until March 24th.
The cost per team is $475.00 or $825.00 for teams that choose to play two games per date. The cost includes league entry fees, officials, contest help and a team t-shirt. All games will be played using Michigan Athletic Association Middle School rules with the following exception; no full court pressing until the fourth quarter in the 5th/6th grade league.
Last year the league filled to its maximum of 96 teams so teams are urged to sign up soon. Entry forms are available by contacting Al Sandifer by phone at (517) 264-7869(office) or (517) 263-6059 (home) or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org; or on the website at www.hoopstersleague.com.