Teams Signing Up Now for Summer 2014 Girls/Boys Basketball Leagues

HS Basketball League.2.1The City of Cape Girardeau Parks and Recreation Department will be offering the 14th Annual Junior High and High School Boys’ and Girls’ Summer Basketball Leagues for students entering grades 7–12 for the 2014-2015 school year. The league is open to school teams and traveling teams.

The Boys’ League is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, June 3rd for the High School Division and Wednesday, June 4th for the Junior High Division. The Girls League games will begin on Thursday, June 5th. Games will start as early as 5:00 p.m. All games will be held at the Osage Centre, A. C. Brase Arena, and the Shawnee Park Center on Tuesday evenings for high school boys, Wednesday evenings for junior high boys, and Thursday evenings for all junior high and high school girls.

There may be as many as four divisions: junior high, freshmen, junior varsity, and varsity, depending on the number of teams registered. Teams will play double-headers each night, as long as participation numbers and gym space allow, and will receive a minimum of eight games. All teams must have an adult coach present at each game. The leagues should tentatively end in mid-July.

The registration fee is $225.00 per team. The registration deadline is May 9th. Registration forms are available at the A. C. Brase Arena, Osage Centre, and Shawnee Park Center, as well as, online at www.cityofcape.org/basketball.

For more information, please contact Heather Davis at (573) 339-6731.