Knights of Columbus to Sponsor Youth Free Throw Championship Sunday (188)

FRANKLIN  — All local boys and girls ages 9 to 14 are invited to participate in the local level 2014 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship. The competition will be held Sunday February 9 at 12:30 p.m. at the St. Gabriel's Parish Center on Elkins Street in Franklin. Registration will begin at 12 noon.

There is no cost associated with this event. Each contestant will be given a chance to shoot 15 free throws, with the winner of each division determined by who sinks the most shots. There will be six separate divisions for boys and girls – 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14-years-old. The age of the contestant as of January 1, 2014 will determine the division he or she competes in.

Trophies will be awarded to the 1st place winners while all contestants will be recognized for their participation. Division winners will have a chance to go on and compete at the State of NH Free Throw Championship.

This year's sponsors are the Knights of Columbus Council 11868 in Tilton, Council 12147 in Franklin, Council 10943 in Belmont and Council 428 in Laconia. In the event of bad weather, the make up date for this event is February 16. For more information call Matt Harmon at 286-2284.