Fort Payne Basketball hosts youth camp

The Fort Payne High School basketball staff hosted a youth basketball camp this week.

Kids who ranged from kindergarten to sixth-graders received training Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from women’s head coach Steve Sparks, assisstant coach Jeffery Boatwright, JV men’s coach Michael Banks and men’s head coach Glen Hicks.

Sparks says the camp has usually been a yearly event for over 20 years.

“We’ve put on the camp for so long to help promote basketball in Fort Payne,” Sparks said.“We’ve had a lot of success as far as having kids who go on from these camps and play for the school at the middle school and high school levels. So not only does this benefit the kids and the community, but it also helps out our coaches down the road.”

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