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Teams wanted to compete in 3 on 3 b-ball tourney

Think your hoop skills are supreme? Get your friends together and form a team to prove it next week in a 3 on 3 half-court basketball tournament at Van Asselt Community Center.

The tournament will include two age groups: 8-17, and 18 and older. Tournament hours are 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, August 12, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, August 13. The registration cost is $50 per team. Teams are limited to four players, with three players on the court at all times, and games are played until 10 minutes or 15 points. Both boys and girls are welcome to play. The games will be played on the outside courts, so be prepared for warm weather.

Van Asselt Community Center is located at 2820 S. Myrtle St.

Big Brothers Big Sisters to host basketball tourney Saturday

This Saturday, June 25, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound (BBBSPS) will hold a basketball tournament at Jefferson Community Center to raise awareness about the need for youth mentoring among the African-American community and to find Big Brothers and Big Sisters for more than 500 children who are waiting for a mentor.

The event runs from 12:30-3 p.m., and will feature 3-on-3 tournament games as well as food, games, and prizes for community members. All are welcome.

For information about the basketball tournament or Big Brothers Big Sisters, visit the website or contact Jason Knaggs at 206-763-9060 x228 or jason.knaggs@bbbsps.org.

Jefferson Community Center is located at 3801 Beacon Ave. S.