New Baxter YMCA women’s program attracting basketball talent from area

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What began as an idea has blossomed into legitimate women’s basketball competition set to the soundtrack of squealing high-tops this summer at the Baxter YMCA.

By introducing an Adult Women’s Basketball League, the Baxter location, a staple of Southside fitness pursuits since 1950, managed to add yet another selection to its adult activity schedule.

A total of 25 players ranging in age from 19 to 35 — the league is and will continue to be open to older players — made it possible for there to be four teams once the inaugural season began July 23.

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