Basketball

Bulletin Staff Report

BASKETBALL

Martinvsille Rim Rockers holding benefit game with 102 Jamz Saturday

The Martinsville Rim Rockers, a local 13-14 year old travel basketball team, will host a benefit game Saturday night with the 102 Jamz basketball team facing off against the Martinsville/Henry County All-Stars, Saturday at Martinsville Middle School.

Admission will be $7 for adults. Kids 10 and under are $5, and children under 3 are free.

The Martinsville/Henry County All-Stars is a group of former and current Piedmont players such as recent Martinsville graduates Nigal Davis, Aaron Martin, and Jalexus Mitchell, and Carlisle volleyball coach Janika Hunt, among others. They will entertain the crowd and light up the score board against the 102 Jamz team. 102 Jamz is a radio station based out of Greensboro. The team will feature morning radio personalities B-Daht and Drankin. B-Daht is a comedian who did a long stint on the MTV show “Wild-N-Out.”

The exciting Starlight Dynasty Dancers from High Point, North Carolina will electrify the crowd with high energy, intense high-stepping dance moves.

Concessions will be sold from 6-10 p.m.

Youth hoops camp to be held at Bassett Community Center

Back for a second summer, the Bassett Community Center will host a basketball clinic from July 15-17 from 9 a.m.-noon, run by trainer and coach Michael C. Jarrett. The camp is open to boys and girls ages 8-18.

Cost to attend is $10 per person per day, or $20 for all three days, which will cover instruction, snacks, water, Gatorade, and swim time following the camp from noon-to-1 p.m.

For more information on the camp, call the Bassett Community Center at (276)629-5225.

Cara Cooper is the sports editor of the Martinsville Bulletin. You can reach her at (276)638-8801 ext. 241.