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MVCC Basketball Program to host Junior Hawks Spring League

MVCC Basketball Program hosting Junior Hawks Spring League
MVCC Basketball Program hosting Junior Hawks Spring League

The Mohawk Valley Community College Basketball Program will host the co-ed Junior Hawks Spring League on Sundays, March 24 through April 28, at the Jorgensen Athletic and Event Center at the College's Utica Campus.

Skills development and games will take place at the Jorgensen Center at noon, 1 p.m., and 2 p.m. every Sunday during the league, except for April 21, when there are no games. The cost per player is $50, which includes a team shirt, pre-game skills development with Head Coach Matt St. Croix, assistant coaches, and players from MVCC's nationally ranked basketball team as point guards in the beginner and intermediate divisions to help keep the games structured. Parent coaches also are needed, and community teams are accepted.

The league is organized into three skill groups:

  • Beginner: A fun introduction to the game with college student point guards, suggested grades kindergarten and first grade, with a 6-foot hoop
  • Intermediate: Semi-competitive with college student point guards, suggested grades 1-3, with an 8-foot hoop
  • Advanced: Competitive with referee, suggested age 10 and younger, with 10-foot hoop

To register your child, visit www2.mvcc.edu/forms/sportscamps/basketball_index.cfm. For more information, call St. Croix at 315-792-5571 or email him at mstcroix@mvcc.edu.