Basketball helping children

Mark Haynes mentors participants at the Midnight Basketball tournament. Picture: Ben Gross
Mark Haynes mentors participants at the Midnight Basketball tournament. Picture: Ben Gross

A SIX-week, volunteer-based midnight basketball tournament in Mildura has been hailed a success by organisers who hope to establish it as a permanent fixture in the future.

Midnight Basketball committee chair Catherine Thompson said Friday night’s grand final attracted more than 50 players to participate, along with members of local police and Mildura Mayor Simon Clemence.

The program, supported by state and regional organisations, aims to build skills and confidence in local youth. 

For more of this story, purchase your copy of Monday's Sunraysia Daily 17/06/2019. To subscribe to our Digital Edition Click here

Comments