October 26, 2014

Au Gres children step to the line for K of C free-throw contest

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Casey Boensch, 9, of Au Gres, takes a shot while K of C member John Clyne keeps track of his made shots.
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Evan Saunders, 10, of Au Gres, lets a shot go during his turn.
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Jordan Little, 12, of Au Gres, kneels down and watches another competitor in his age group as he waits for his chance to shoot.
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Eleven-year-old Olivia Verdusco, of Au Gres, puts up a shot.
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Joe Gossett, 10, of Au Gres, attempts a free throw.
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Cody Overstreet, 11, of Au Gres, lines up a shot.
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Knights of Columbus member Dennis Stanley explains the rules of the contest for shooters and spectators.`
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The Au Gres Knights of Columbus held its local free-throw shooting competition Jan. 25 at Au Gres-Sims. Children 9-14 years old participated in the contest, which was broken up into age categories for girls and boys. Each contestant got to shoot 15 free throws, and the winners in each division qualified for a chance to compete in the district contest, which is scheduled for Feb. 8 at Standish-Sterling Middle School. The district contest is slated to begin at 2 p.m

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