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April 26, 2014

Sports Shorts: April 26, 2014

Women’s basketball sets dates for Cardinal Hoop Camp

PLATTSBURGH — The Plattsburgh State women’s basketball program has announced the dates of its annual Cardinal Hoop Camp.

Held in Memorial Hall on the campus of Plattsburgh State, the five-day camp is geared toward girls from ages 8 to 17 and will begin Monday, July 7 before wrapping up Friday, July 11. Overseen by Plattsburgh head coach Cheryl Cole and assistant coach Ben Sarraf, the camp will run from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. each day with current members of the Cardinals’ basketball team serving as instructors.

Participating youngsters will be instructed in skill development, individual improvement and basketball fundamentals.

The cost of attendance is $140 for a first-time attendee and $120 for those who have attended before. Both of those prices include a camp t-shirt and basketball. Those who are interested in attending the camp must fill out and send in the application from the camp brochure, which can be found at gocardinalsports.com.

Caitlin Wade Bridge Memorial Golf Tournament June 7

WILLSBORO — The Caitlin Wade Bridge “What’s Up Yer Butt” Memorial Golf Tournament, benefitting the Elizabethtown Community Hospital Infusion Center, will be held at Willsboro Golf Club June 7.

The “What’s Up Yer Butt” slogan within the tournament title is the Colon Cancer Alliance’s official slogan.

This four-person scramble event will offer men’s, women’s and mixed divisions with shotgun starts at 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. Mixed teams must consist of two men and two women.

Entry fee for the tournament is $50 per person for club members and $60 for non-members. Entry fee includes 18 holes of golf, cart, picnic lunch and beverages throughout the tournament. 100 percent of the proceeds will go directly to the ECH Infusion Center.

Caitlin Wade Bridge was diagnosed with colon cancer at age 25 and fought a courageous battle for 22 months supported by her husband, family, friends and caring medical professionals at Elizabethtown Community Hospital. Caitlin lost her fight with this devastating disease Oct. 1, 2012.

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