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Mercer Island girls basketball tune-up starts in September | Sports brief

The Mercer Island girls basketball program will be hosting several tune-up sessions before the season begins later this fall.

There will also be a parent meeting prior to tryouts at the MIHS library at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 17.

During the tune-up sessions, players are invited to brush up on skills, meet the coaches and learn about the program.

Tune-up sessions will be held:

• Sept. 11, 6-9 p.m., at North Mercer Gym (fourth/fifth-graders from 6-7:15 p.m. and sixth/eighth-graders from 7:30-9 p.m.)

• Sept. 16, 6-9 p.m., at North Mercer Gym (fourth/fifth-graders from 6-7:15 p.m. and sixth/eighth-graders from 7:30-9 p.m.)

• Sept. 18, 6-9 p.m., at North Mercer Gym (fourth/fifth-graders from 6-7:15 p.m. and sixth/eighth-graders from 7:30-9 p.m.)

Select team tryouts for this winter will be held Saturday, Sept. 21, from noon to 4 p.m. at MIHS.

Fourth and fifth-graders will try out from noon to 1:30 p.m., followed by sixth through eighth-graders from 2 to 4 p.m.

On Sunday, Sept. 22, fourth and fifth-graders will try out from 10 to 11:30 a.m., and sixth through eighth-graders will try out from noon to 2 p.m.

To learn more, visit www.migb.org.

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