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The Jumpstart Summer Basketball Camp attracted more than 140 local boys and girls from the first-through-ninth grades last week in a five-day fundamental-driven tutorial session held on the campus of Dufur High School. With the help of volunteers, former players and experienced coaches, these athletes were given first-hand knowledge on ballhandling, passing, shooting, rebounding and defensive skills. In addition, kids were given pointers on how to become well-rounded students, about being better organized, getting mentally and physically in shape for the regular season and the importance of teamwork and chemistry for a team’s ultimate success on the hardwood.

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Hoops camp focuses on the fundamentals

DUFUR – Dufur High School turned into basketball central last week for the 24th annual Jumpstart Camp, as more than 140 participants showed up to learn the fundamentals of the game from expert coaches from across the Gorge.

June 28, 2017 1:49 p.m. read more..


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