Perry Elks host 50th annual Hoop Shoot contest

Lisa Widick - Perry Elks Lodge No. 407
Special to the Chief
Edlyn Iben poses for a photo with Perry Elks Lodge No. 407 Leading Knight Travis Landgrebe following the Elks Hoop Shoot on Saturday, Nov. 13.

The 50th annual Elks Hoop Shoot was held on Saturday, Nov. 13 at the Perry High School gym. The Elks Hoop Shoot is a free throw program for youth ages 8-13. Perry Elks Lodge No. 407 Leading Knight Travis Landgrebe said there were 35 kids that participated across six divisions. 

The winners, who now move on to district competition in Grinnell on Feb. 19, 2022, include:

  • Girls 8-9 years old – Edlyn Iben
  • Girls 10-11 years old – Natalie Whiton
  • Girls 12-13 years old – Kayley Snowgren
  • Boys 8-9 years old – Thaivin Wicks
  • Boys 10-11 years old – Reed Wuebker
  • Boys 12-13 years old – Ty Miller

"Without our great volunteers, we couldn't hold this annual event," Landgrebe said. "A huge thank you to everyone who helped at the event as well as Perry Basketball Association coaches Kevin Wicks, Casey Finn, Ned Menke, Cole Adair, Brody Brelsford and Corey Iben." 

For more information about the annual Hoop Shoot program, contact Landgrebe at 712-229-6331. 

Natalie Whiton poses for a photo with Perry Elks Lodge No. 407 Leading Knight Travis Landgrebe following the Elks Hoop Shoot on Saturday, Nov. 13.
Kayley Snowgren poses for a photo with Perry Elks Lodge No. 407 Leading Knight Travis Landgrebe following the Elks Hoop Shoot on Saturday, Nov. 13.
Thaivin Wicks poses for a photo with Perry Elks Lodge No. 407 Leading Knight Travis Landgrebe following the Elks Hoop Shoot on Saturday, Nov. 13.
Reed Wuebker poses for a photo with Perry Elks Lodge No. 407 Leading Knight Travis Landgrebe following the Elks Hoop Shoot on Saturday, Nov. 13.
Ty Miller poses for a photo with Perry Elks Lodge No. 407 Leading Knight Travis Landgrebe following the Elks Hoop Shoot on Saturday, Nov. 13.