Fee waived for tournament

Published 12:03 am Saturday, June 11, 2016

The registration fee for the Hit the Floor basketball tournament next weekend has been waived.

The tournament welcomes teams in 12-under through 17-under age groups at the Port Arthur Recreation Center, 1308 Ninth Ave., June 17-18 to celebrate Juneteenth weekend. Game times are 9 a.m.-8 p.m. June 17 and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 18.

For teams that are spending the night, the Hampton Inn is offering a discounted rate.

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For more details, call Wanda Bodden at 409-332-0269.

About I.C. Murrell

I.C. Murrell was promoted to editor of The News, effective Oct. 14, 2019. He previously served as sports editor since August 2015 and has won or shared eight first-place awards from state newspaper associations and corporations. He was born in Memphis, Tennessee, grew up mostly in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, and graduated from the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

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