Shooting hoops for the heart and stroke foundation

There was lots of fun at Fernie Secondary School gym when the teachers took on the Senior Girls Basketball team in a friendly game on Tuesday to raise money for Hoops for Heart.

The students of Fernie Secondary School helped raise money for the Heart and Stroke foundation on Tuesday with their Hoops for Heart event which included a dribbling contest and a game between the Senior Girls Basketball team and the teachers.

There was lots of fun at Fernie Secondary School gym when the teachers took on the Senior Girls Basketball team in a friendly game on Tuesday to raise money for Hoops for Heart.

Students paid a toonie to get in to watch and take part in the fun, which included a dribbling contest, and an obstacle course, as well as the basketball match.

The Senior Girls team is preparing to take part in a Provincials competition this weekend in Sparwood and Fernie.

Each year thousands of schools in Canada get involved shooting hoops and raising funds for the Heart and Stroke Foundation Hoops for Heart. Participating schools can earn points for school resources; classroom supplies, electronics and sporting equipment. The funds raised support vital research that leads to breakthrough medical advances, social change and health education.

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