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WBCA All-Star Game is more than another chance to play

Story By Nathan Meihak
Local Sports Published 04/07/2021 8:44PM, Last Updated 04/07/2021 10:35PM
Rhinelander - The Northwoods will be well represented at the 2021 WBCA All-Star Game. Rhinelander's Rebecca Lawrence and Ross Skeen were among those selected to the rosters. Although it's a chance for these athletes to play basketball one more time, the kids selected to participate are asked to gather donations for the Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer Fund. The money raised with help kids all over the area.

"There's hundreds of kids that are in this tournament and to raise money and all of it go towards childhood cancer, is just amazing to me, to know that they're letting us play in this tournament but we're also helping a bigger cause," said Lawrence. "It's not just for seniors to play basketball, it's also to help someone in need."

So far, both Ross and Rebecca have been reaching out to the community for sponsors. They said seeing people rally together has been inspiring. 

"It bring everyone together, and it's really cool to see that we're doing a great cause for childhood cancer and the MACC Fund and everything, and it's great to know we're helping out for a great cause," said Skeen. 

Those games are set to be played on July 14 and 15. For those interested in helping out, they can visit wisbca.org/allstar-game/
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