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Published: Friday, Oct. 18, 2013 1:43 a.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, Oct. 18, 2013 7:47 a.m. CDT

SWCC event

The annual Southwestern Community College Athletic Fundraiser will be held Nov. 15 at Creston Elks Lodge, 403 W. Montgomery St.

The $25 ticket includes refreshments and Hors d’oeuvres from 6 to 7 p.m., buffet dinner beginning at 7 p.m. and the program with SWCC coaches at 7:45 p.m. Auction, raffle and door prizes follow.

For tickets call Bill Krejci at 641-782-1459 or Tracey Evans at 641-782-1437.

Girls clinic

The Creston Panthers Girls Basketball Fall Clinic for girls in grades 3-8 will be held on four upcoming afternoons at Creston Middle School/Elementary School gyms.

Sessions are scheduled from 3:45 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 21; Monday, Oct. 28; Tuesday, Oct. 29; and Thursday, Oct. 31.

Cost of the clinic is $15 which includes a T-shirt. The fee can be brought to the first clinic session or sent to coach Larry McNutt at Creston High School, 601 W. Townline St., Creston, IA, 50801. Checks are payable to Creston Basketball.

Skills stressed at the clinic are fundamentals of shooting, dribbling, passing, rebounding, defense, footwork and offensive skills.

3-on-3 tourney

DIAGONAL — The Southern Edge Fall 3-on-3 basketball tournament will be held Nov. 2. Registration deadline is Oct. 28.

Age groups are available from third-fourth grade through high school and adults, with coed categories if enough teams are interested.

Cost is $20 per team of four persons or less, or $25 for teams of five (maximum). Action begins at 8 a.m.

For registration information, contact Gina Knox at 712-621-5487 or by email at g_gunsolley@hotmail.com.

700 series

T.J. Redding bowled a 700 series in the TGIF League Oct. 5 at Pine Valley Golf and Bowl.

Redding had games of 267, 259 and 174.

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