SA to sponsor 'Hoops for the Neighborhood'

April 9, 2008

Applications to participate in a slam-dunk contest during an April 19 charity basketball tournament are now being accepted.

The tournament, open to 8-16-year-olds, will raise money for the local Boys and Girls Club. The event will be held 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Joe Frank Sanderson Center. It is sponsored by the MSU Student Association.

MSU students are encouraged to participate in the slam-dunk contest, which will be held during the intermission of the basketball tournament. The slam-dunk contest is open only to MSU students. The fee to participate in the slam-dunk contest is $5, and a prize will be given to the winner.

Applications to participate in the slam-dunk contest are located on the SA Web site,, and the deadline for entering the contest is April 16. Applications should be returned to the SA office, located on the third floor of the Colvard Student Union.

The tournament is open to the public and donations will be accepted at the door. For more information, contact Amanda McDonald at