‘Fright in the Fort’ combines athletics with spooks for a cause

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Three teams from across the region visited Fort Wayne this weekend for the annual Fright in the Fort 2021 Wheelchair Basketball Tournament.

Taking place Saturday and Sunday, the tournament was an opportunity for junior-level athletes with wheelchairs to participate in a basketball tournament on a competitive level.

The schedule for Saturday vs. Indianapolis was at 11 a.m. and vs. St. Louis at 4:30 p.m.

Sunday vs. Grand Rapids

The schedule for Sunday vs. Grand Rapids, Michigan began at 8 a.m., with the third place match taking place at noon, and the first place match at 1:30 p.m.

The tournament was held in the Plassman Athletic Center Fieldhouse with two courts reserved for the games.

Turnstone encouraged everyone to come out and cheer on the athletes. For all events hosted at Turnstone, an admission fee of $1 per person will be charged daily to spectators. Children seven years and younger are admitted for free. Players and coaches are also admitted for free.

The center’s Facebook page has details on the event and a livestream.

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