Kids Kab back for winter basketball

Published 11:04 am Friday, December 8, 2017

by Steph Wood

Kids Kab, a local children’s non-profit organization, is excited to announce that the registration for Winter Recreation Basketball is open.

Games for the Kids Kab Winter Recreation Basketball League will begin on Saturday, Jan. 6. Teams participating in the league will play, at most, eight games to include playoffs and championship. All-stars will be chosen and this year the league will feature a Skills Challenge All-star weekend. Registration for the Winter Recreation Basketball League is $40 per player. Boys and Girls ages 5-14 can play. Three divisions will be formed within the league, Midget (5-7), Junior (8-10) and Senior (11-14). Cheerleading is also open, and registration is $30. Deadline for registration is on Sunday, Dec. 17.  Teams will be coached by Hoops League coaches and volunteers of the Kids Kab organization.

On Saturday, Dec. 16, the League will host a free skill development clinic from 9 a.m. to noon in Southampton Middle School. Any interested and/or registered individuals should attend the clinic. Teams will be formed after the clinic and coaches will be given rosters following. For more information on the league, visit or follow Kids Kab on Facebook.

Kids Kab is a non-profit organization with a mission to support, empower and cultivate youth by providing safe, inspirational and educational activities and transportation for school-age children. Kids Kab was founded in January 2016 by local community leader and mentor C.C. Cooper. In addition to recreation basketball, the organization has several programs that impact the community in a positive and hands on way. The Kids Kab Mobile Mentors program provides mentoring to children while transporting them to and from their educational and enrichment activities. Currently, the organization has 75 children enrolled in this program. The Mobile Meals division began providing hot meals to the underserved population of our community in December 2016.

For more information about the Summer Basketball League and the Summer Skill Academy, visit or call Cooper directly at 653-6239.

STEPH WOOD is with 2Give Management Inc. Contact her stephwood@