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Basketball camp hosts free-throw contest for charity


Proskills cofounder Brendan Winters with Kendall Miller

Proskills co-founder Brendan Winters posed with camper Kendall Miller, 11, of Davidson.

Pro Skills Basketball, founded by former Davidson basketball players Logan Kosmalski and Brendan Winters, is launching “Shooting for Shoes,” a free-throw contest to benefit the nonprofit Access to Success, at their four camp sessions in Mooresville this summer. Read the full story

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Gethsemane stages a youth 3-on-3 tourney


A total of 22 teams turned out for the tournament

A total of 22 teams turned out for the tournament. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)

Gethsemane Baptist Church in Davidson hosted 22 teams of young basketball players Saturday at Davidson College’s Belk Arena for its annual Lake Norman Boys 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament. Read the full story

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Reitz and Hargett win Ada Jenkins ‘Fire’ 5K race


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Justin Reitz (left) and Jean Hargett won their divisions at the Ada Jenkins Center "Fire" 5K Saturday. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)

Justin Reitz of Cornelius cruised to victory Saturday morning in the Ada Jenkins Center “Fire” 5K. The 29-year-old Cornelius runner clocked 17:26 on the course through the West Side and Exit 30 area of Davidson. Jean Hargett, 53, of Mooresville was the top woman finisher, and 14th overall, in a time of 22:25.

A total of 165 runners completed the race, which was part of the third annual “Fire” event, a barbecue festival and fund-raiser to support the center’s programs. Read the full story

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Intimidators host fund-raiser Thur. for Bosom Buddies


KANNAPOLIS – The Kannapolis Intimidators, the Class A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox, will turn their Thursday, April 21, game into a breast cancer fund-raiser with the Bosom Buddies of Davidson College’s Connor House. Read the full story

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‘BUZZKILL’ hoop tourney to aid malaria fight in Africa


Stephen Curry (right) interviews former teammate Bryant Barr at the 2010

Stephen Curry (right) interviews former teammate Bryant Barr at the 2010 BUZZKILL fund-raising tournament. (Bill Giduz/DavidsonNews.net file photo)

Ex-Wildcats, including Stephen Curry and Bryant Barr, will return for April 30-May 1 dinner and 3-on-3 basketball tourney fund-raiser.

fund-raisers bugThe Davidson College men’s and women’s basketball teams will host the third annual Davidson “BUZZKILL,” a 3-on-3 tournament, dinner and auction, April 30-May 1, to raise money to prevent the spread of malaria and provide health education in Africa. Read the full story

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Fund-raiser offers Steph Curry autographed ball


Ron Raeford

Ron Raeford holds a Stephen Curry authographed ball, which is offered in a prize drawing to support Gethsemane Baptist Church.

Raeford’s Barbershop in downtown Davidson will conduct prize drawings April 30 for a pair of autographed basketballs – one by Davidson College turned NBA star Stephen Curry and another by NBA Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan. The drawing will come during the Gethsemane Baptist Church youth basketball 3-on-3 tournament Saturday, April 30, at Davidson College Belk Arena.

Tickets are $5 each and can be purchased at Raeford’s Barbershop, 206 S. Main St., Davidson.

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Teams, sponsors sought for Gethsemane 3-on-3 tourney


Gethsemane Baptist Church in Davidson is seeking teams and sponsors for its annual Lake Norman Boys 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament on April 30 at Davidson College Belk Arena. Members of the Davidson College men’s basketball team will be on hand to referee the tournament games and to facilitate basketball clinics. Read the full story

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Ex-Cat Lovedale founds Access to Success foundation


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Andrew Lovedale passes to a teammate in 2009. (Tim Cowie/DavidsonNews.net file photo)

Kicks for Cats returns at Charleston game Jan. 29

Former Davidson Wildcat basketball player Andrew Lovedale has formed a new Davidson-based nonprofit called Access to Success (A2S), which he says will continue and expand the charitable work he did while at the college.

The foundation co-hosts the annual Kicks From Cats fund-raiser at Saturday’s Davidson vs. Charleston game. Details below.
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