2014-01-30 / Sports

Sports Brief

Knights free throw contest set for Feb. 1

MANISTIQUE – The annual Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship will take place Feb. 1, at 10 a.m. in St. Francis de Sales School gym. The event is open to boys and girls ages 9-14.

Entry forms are available at the school offices of St. Francis de Sales, Manistique Middle/High School, Emerald Elementary, and Big Bay de Noc.

Ages 9-11 will shoot from a 12- foot foul line and use the women’s regulation size basketball. All others shoot from the regular 15-foot foul line and use men and women’s regulation size basketballs.

Each contestant will receive three warm up attempts followed by 15 consecutive free throw attempts.

Winners will advance to the district competitions held again at St. Francis de Sales gymnasium on Feb. 15 at 10 a.m. District champions will advance to the regional/ state championships in Negaunee.

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