Power in play as kids take court

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THE McDon­ald’s Port City Power Hoop­stars Camp has wrapped up yet an­other suc­cess­ful train­ing se­ries.

The school-hol­i­day based pro­gram saw kids from 18-years-old and younger hone in on their in­ner Le­Bron.

Over the past three day, over 30 play­ers’ have been men­tored by lo­cal QBL bas­ket­ball stars from both the men and women’s Port City Power Teams.

Ray Cooper who is the cur­rent coach of the Port City Power women’s team led this weeks train­ing ses­sions.

“It’s been great hav­ing kids come and learn how to play bas­ket­ball at a higher level,” he said.

“Hav­ing the Power play­ers here to give ad­vise and

in­di­vid­ual player feed­back is re­ally good.”

Ray said that the kids are re­ally start­ing to look up to their train­ers (Power play­ers).

“We have held train­ing camps like this be­fore and we aim con­tinue it ev­ery hol­i­days be­cause it’s been that suc­cess­ful,” he said.


Al­bert Maunga and An­gus Clancy at the Hoop­star Camp.

Dozens of kids ready to hit the hoops.

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