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September 9, 2011

Local hoops event Saturday

Ferron Carter is hosting a combine for 60 high school basketball players from the Baltimore area on Saturday from 11:45 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The event, which will take place at Leadership Through Athletes at 2900 Hammonds Ferry Rd. in Lansdowne, will test and showcase players in the following areas:

• Height, weight & wing span
• Vertical & broad jump
• 300-yard shuttle run
• Bench press of 135 pounds
• Skill stations on agility, footwork, shooting, ball skills, rebounding, toughness
• Full-court scrimmage

Players are advised to bring a transcript and provide contact information. A college rep will speak to the players about NCAA eligibility rules. For more information, contact Carter through his website,

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About Matt Bracken

Matt Bracken was a lightly recruited football and tennis prospect out of East Lansing (Mich.) High School in 2001, but spurned all (nonexistent) scholarship offers to attend the University of Michigan. Matt graduated from UM in 2005, earned a master's degree in new media journalism from Northwestern University in 2006, and spent the first 11 months of his career as an online producer / videographer / blogger at the Arizona Daily Star in Tucson. He has worked at The Baltimore Sun since July 2007, where he currently serves as the deputy sports editor for digital.

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