Basketball during the summer? Why not?

The 19th annual Morton 3-on-3 Hoops Tournament sponsored by Bethel Lutheran Ministries will be June 30 in the air-conditioned Bethel Lutheran School gym.

Proposed age divisions for men and boys are 10-under, 11-14, 15-18, 19-25 and 26-over. Proposed age divisions for women and girls are 13-under, 14-16 and 17-over.

Entry fee is $60 per team of four players. Teams are guaranteed three games with referees and Gus Macker rules and players will receive tournament T-shirts.

Proceeds from the tournament support Bethel Lutheran’s high school basketball program.

Bethel Lutheran is at 325 E. Queenwood Road, east of Interstate 155.

For a tournament entry form, information or to be a sponsor, contact Dave Kinsinger at 263-8922 or

Steve Stein can be reached at Follow him on Twitter @SpartanSteve.