The Helping Hands 32nd annual 3-on-3 basketball tournament to be held in the South Hardin Middle School gym in Hubbard on Saturday, March 17, still has open slots in all divisions — second-fourth grades, fifth-sixth grades, seventh-eighth grades, ninth-10th grades, 11-12th grades and post high school.

Play begins at 8 a.m. for grades two through eight, at 4 p.m. for high school teams and at 6:36 p.m. for post high school. Awards will be given to all four places in both of the Championship and Consolation brackets — trophies and T-shirts, medals, or ribbons — depending on the final standing. The cost is $39 for each three-person team.

If you are interested in playing, please contact Lynn Brinkmeyer, PO Box 22, Hubbard, IA 50122; 641-864-2742 or 641-751-3645; email to or