For more than two decades Manhattan elementary school aged youth have competed in the Hoop Holler “n” Shoot free throw contest. The 21st annual edition will be held in upcoming weeks for fifth and sixth grade boys and girls at elementary schools in the Manhattan area.
Boys and girls champions will be crowned at each school with winners shooting in semifinals competition at Bramlage Coliseum. The boys semifinals will be held at halftime of the men’s game on Nov. 19th. The girls semifinals will be held during halftime of the women’s game on Nov. 18th.
The top four boys’ and girls’ semifinalists will shoot in the finals at halftime of the men’s game on Dec. 11th.
Preliminary rounds to determine school champions at the elementary schools will be held as follows:
–Amanda Arnold, Friday Oct. 4th 2:30 p.m.
–Theodore Roosevelt, Tuesday Oct. 8th, 8:45 a.m.
–Woodrow Wilson, Thursday Oct. 10th at 8:50 a.m. and 1:45 p.m.
–Bergman, Friday Oct. 11th 8:45 a.m.
–Lee, Friday Oct. 11th noon
–Lee, Tuesday, Oct. 15th noon
–Marlatt, Tuesday Oct. 15th 1 p.m.
–Marlatt, Wednesday Oct. 16th 1 p.m.
–Lee, Wednesday Oct. 16th 2:15 p.m.
–Ogden, Thursday Oct. 17th 3 p.m.
–Marlatt, Monday, Oct. 21st 2:30 p.m.
–Amanda Arnold, Tuesday Oct. 22nd 8:45 a.m. and 11:15 a.m.
–Flint Hills, Monday Oct. 28th 12:10 p.m.
–Bluemont, Tuesday Oct. 29th 8:50 a.m.
–Manhattan Catholic, Oct. 29th 3 p.m.
–Bergman, Thursday Oct. 31st 8:45 a.m.
–Northview, Wednesday Nov. 6th, 11:45 a.m.
–Northview, Friday Nov. 8th 12:15 p.m.