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Halftime basketball shooting contest nets $5,000 for Athletic Foundation

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Freshmen Ken Keyan, left, and Jackson Spangler listen to the rules of the 1/2 court shot contest from Jason Perry during half-time at the Northview-Southview boys basketball game Tuesday. Freshmen Ken Keyan, left, and Jackson Spangler listen to the rules of the 1/2 court shot contest from Jason Perry during half-time at the Northview-Southview boys basketball game Tuesday.
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The Sylvania Area Athletic Foundation will receive a $5,000 donation from Vin Devers AutoHaus of Sylvania, as part of the halftime shooting contest during the Northview-Southview boys basketball game Tuesday.

A student from each school, selected in a drawing, tried to shoot a basket from midcourt.

Keyan Marshall from Southview and Jackson Spangler from Northview, each made shots during the contest, making the foundation $5,000 richer.

Fans in the audience were given prizes for being at the event.

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The monetary donation will be “used for outdoor athletic renovations at Northview and Southview,” Sylvania Schools spokesman Nancy Crandell said.

A donation check will be presented in February.

Prior to the game, A new Audi was parked outside the school as a promotion and to get students excited about participating in the event, Ms. Crandall said.

For more information about the foundation, visit www.sylvaniaschools.org.



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