Building basketball at the Dajoh

Many of the kids need to learn the fundamentals such as dribbling, ball handling and shooting form. (Photo by Josh Giles)

By Josh Giles Sports Writer The Six Nations area basketball scene is changing. Six Nations has never had a youth basketball team to compete against other local towns. That changed recently when they started up both U12 and U14 teams that will be playing games at the Dajoh. They recently had a practice for their U12 team. The U14 team played a game against Haldimand where they were blown out 66-22. Team coach Matt King said, “the team played with good effort and improvement but Haldimand was more experienced and it showed.” And that is what King wants to emphasize. “The other centers have their teams start when kids are about 10-years-old. We’re going against teams that have three or four years of experience so the energy and commitment have…

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