Photo Gallery: St. Francis Xavier Little Dribblers

Published 4:00 am Saturday, January 27, 2024

The St. Francis Xavier Little Dribblers team performed at halftime of Thursday’s high school girls basketball game between St. Aloysius and Cathedral.

The Dribblers program is designed to introduce second- and third-graders at St. Francis Xavier to the game of basketball. They learn dribbling drills and then show off their skills with a halftime performance at several high school games. The goal is to prepare them to play on the school’s peewee team beginning in the fourth grade.

They also performed at halftime of Friday’s game vs. Providence Classical, and will take the court one more time at Monday’s home game vs. Tallulah Academy. Monday’s game starts at 6 p.m.

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The Dribblers are coached by Nadia Maxwell.

About Ernest Bowker

Ernest Bowker is The Vicksburg Post's sports editor. He has been a member of The Vicksburg Post's sports staff since 1998, making him one of the longest-tenured reporters in the paper's 140-year history. The New Jersey native is a graduate of LSU. In his career, he has won more than 50 awards from the Mississippi Press Association and Associated Press for his coverage of local sports in Vicksburg.

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