Basketball has become a sport that requires year-round practice in order to be prepared in time for the regular season.
On Sunday players of all ages had a chance to hit the court and get some experience right here in North Central West Virginia.
For the sixth straight year, East Fairmont high school opened its doors for a variety of young basketball players.
Participants spanning five states gathered for the East Fairmont Shootout.
The AAU basketball circuit has become a big deal in recent years across the U.S. Tournaments like the East Fairmont Shootout not only offer great competition, but also a chance to bring talented basketball players to North Central West Virginia.