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By Pierre Bibbs
Sports Editor 

Malta Madness!!!

Annual Swishfest brings 51 teams from all over


April 11, 2018

Pierre Bibbs

Teammates Treyton Wilke and Mason Simanton of the 5th Grade Young Guns of Malta run a fast break down the court at the Old Gym during a Swishfest game. The Young Guns would go on to win the 5th Grade Boys title on Sunday afternoon at the City Hall.

Despite weather conditions and having to change the original date, the Malta Athletic Club's Swishfest featured 51 teams, who played games at Malta High School, the Middle School Gym and Malta's City Hall last Saturday, April 7 through Sunday, April 8.

"It's great," Malta Athletic Club President Jake Stuart said of the event last weekend. "There were big crowds in each gym. So far everybody has been happy and it has been very good."

All of the proceeds from the event go to the Malta Athletic Club, which helps fund athletic events for sports around Phillips County.

"It's one of the biggest...

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