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March Madness at the YMCA

127 Youth Basketball Players in the 127th Year of the Game   Saturday, March 24, 2018, at 9 a.m., the West Family YMCA’s gym filled with preschoolers and bouncing basketballs. The coaches introduced the 3-year-olds and 4-year-olds to the game James Naismith, a physical education director at the YMCA Training Center in Springfield, Massachusetts, invented

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March Madness Meets the Lunch-time Basketball Play at the Binghamton YMCA

On the last Monday of February, guys started gathering around noon in the Binghamton YMCA gym for some pick-up basketball. They slipped off their street shoes as they arrived. Then they laced up their athletic sneakers and hit the hardwood, just as they did each Monday, Wednesday and Friday between noon and 2 p.m. One

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