HELPING HANDS, a volunteer youth organization, is sponsoring its 31st Annual 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament, to be held in the new South Hardin Middle School gym in Hubbard on Saturday, March 19.

There are separate 8-team girls’ and boys’ divisions in grades two-four, five-six, seven-eight, nine-10, 11-12 and post-high school. The second-fourth, fifth-sixth and seventh-eighth divisions will start playing on Saturday morning at 8 a.m., ninth-10th and 11th-12th at 4 p.m., and post-high school at 6:36 p.m. Awards will be given to the first four places in the Championship and Consolation brackets. The awards will include trophies, 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, P.O. Box 22, Hubbard, IA 50122; call 641-864-2742 or 641-751-3645; or e-mail or