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Former WNBA Player To Hold Basketball Camp

       SALEMBURG—The Fayetteville Observer has reported that former high school, collegiate and professional basketball standout Chasity Melvin will hold a basketball camp at her high school alma mater over the Easter break.

       The camp is scheduled for Lakewood High School in Salemburg on April 22-24. Registration begins at 7:30 am and the camp will run from 8 am to 5 pm.  Lunch will be served and there will be guest appearances are scheduled by WNBA players. The camp is designed for girls ages eight to 17.

       More information is available at www.mochasbasketball.com.

       Melvin, who now works at WWAY-TV in Wilmington, led Lakewood to the 1994 North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 1-A women’s basketball championship. She poured in 37 points and hauled down 21 rebounds to lead the Lady Leopards to victory as Lakewood beat Murphy by 80-60 and Melvin hit 15 of 20 shots from the field.

      She went on to have an excellent career at North Carolina State University and then played 12 seasons in the WNBA and 14 seasons overseas.