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Published: Friday, Oct. 12, 2012 11:13 a.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, Oct. 12, 2012 11:15 a.m. CDT

Youth clinic

Creston girls basketball coach Larry McNutt is directing a fall youth clinic for girls in grades 3-8 starting next week.

The clinic will be held at Creston Middle School from 3:45 to 5 p.m. on four days: Oct. 15, Oct. 16, Oct. 18, Oct. 23. Cost is $15 and all participants receive a clinic T-shirt.

Participants may bring registration to the first clinic session or send to coach McNutt at Creston High School, 601 W. Townline, Creston, IA 50801. Checks are payable to Creston Basketball. Forms are available at local schools.

Fundamentals of the sport will be stressed in anticipation of the upcoming basketball season. The clinic will feature work on shooting, dribbling, defense, footwork, passing, rebounding and offensive skills.


DIAGONAL — A 3-on-3 basketball tournament for age groups from third grade through adult will be held Nov. 17 in Diagonal as a fundraiser for Southern Edge Basketball.

Coed teams will also compete in any age group with enough interest, said tournament director Gina Knox. First games begin at 8 a.m. Cost is $20 per team and teams are limited to four members.

Registration deadline is Nov. 9. For more information contact Gina Knox, telephone 712-621-5487 or email at g_gunsolley@hotmail.com.

Swim win

WAUKEE — Creston freshman Camryn Somers won the 100 breaststroke swimming for Waukee in a 133-50 dual meet victory over Southeast Polk Tuesday. Her time was 1:13.80.

Somers also swam on three winning relays — the 200 medley in 1:58.57; the 200 freestyle in 1:44.67 and the 400 freestyle in 3:56.14.

Waukee, ranked ninth on the state power rankings, participates in regional swimming Oct. 27 at Fort Dodge.

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