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Published: Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 1:07 p.m. CDT • Updated: Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 1:08 p.m. CDT

Regional dual

Creston will host Class 2A Regional Dual State first-round matches on Feb. 5.

On that night, boys JV and varsity basketball games against Clarinda will be played at Southwestern Community College, with JV starting at 6 p.m. There will not be a ninth-grade game played that night.

YMCA basketball

Southern Prairie YMCA is offering youth basketball for boys and girls in Pre-K through fourth grade.  The program will be Saturday mornings in February in the Southern Prairie YMCA gym.

Cost varies by age and membership type and includes a basketball.  Registration deadline is Friday Jan. 25 at Southern Prairie YMCA or you can register your child online at

“Y basketball camp is a positive, fun activity that builds athletic, social and interpersonal skills,” a YMCA spokesman said.  Participants will take part in skill development activities, drills and scrimmages in a group setting. 

Y program leaders and volunteers emphasize fun and sportsmanship while helping children learn the game of basketball in this non-competitive clinic-style program.  For questions contact Cody Hudson at 782-9622 or

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