Free basketball camps return

Free basketball camps return

Five free regional basketball camps conducted by former University of Kentucky all-star Jeff Sheppard will be offered by Operation UNITE this summer. All school-age youth are invited to participate in the Shoot Hoops Not Drugs programs at the following dates and...

Rockcastle Shoot Hoops July 14

MT. VERNON – The last of six free regional basketball camps offered by Operation UNITE this summer will be held Thursday, July 14, at Rockcastle County Middle School in Mt. Vernon. Camp begins at 4 p.m. and lasts approximately three hours. Participants are asked to...

Johnson Shoot Hoops July 12

PAINTSVILLE – The fifth of six free regional basketball camps offered by Operation UNITE this summer will be held Tuesday, July 12, at Meade Memorial Elementary School in Johnson County. Camp begins at 4 p.m. and lasts approximately three hours. Participants are asked...

Letcher Shoot Hoops July 7

JENKINS – The fourth of six free regional basketball camps offered by Operation UNITE this summer will be held Thursday, July 7, at Jenkins High School in Letcher County. Camp begins at 4 p.m. and lasts approximately three hours. Participants are asked to arrive 30...
Having fun means avoiding drugs

Having fun means avoiding drugs

JACKSON – High-5s and chest bumps were exchanged liberally after each completed skill. “You have to try and you have to have fun,” explained Jeff Sheppard, a former University of Kentucky basketball standout who conducted UNITE’s Shoot Hoops Not Drugs basketball camp...