St. An­thony’s host grade six girls bas­ket­ball tour­na­ment

The Drumheller Mail - - SPORTS - Terri Hux­ley The Drumheller Mail

Grade six stu­dents at St. An­thony’s hosted the Christ the Redeemer di­vi­sional bas­ket­ball tour­na­ment on March 23, 2017.

The tour­na­ment in­vited four schools from the divi­sion in­clud­ing Brooks, Oyen, Strath­more, and Drumheller.

The grade six boys com­peted in Strath­more while the girls re­mained on home turf.

“It ben­e­fits the stu­dents to have this tour­na­ment at a younger age be­cause it works as a way for them to build their skills and com­pe­tence in bas­ket­ball while still hav­ing a chance to in- ter­act with other grade six stu­dents from around our school divi­sion,” said Gail Smith, grade six teacher at St. An­thony’s school.

Smith ex­plained that the stu­dents had won the sports­man­ship ban­ner which will be hung in the school gym later in the year.

“We are op­ti­mistic this tour­na­ment will hap­pen again in fu­ture years as it is a great op­por­tu­nity for our stu­dents,” said Smith.

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