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Storm playing exhibition games in Prince County

Russell Byrd goes in for a reverse layup at Bluefield High School during the first day of the Island Storm’s training camp. The Storm will play a pair of exhibition games in Prince County this weekend.
Russell Byrd goes in for a reverse layup at Bluefield High School during the first day of the Island Storm’s training camp. The Storm will play a pair of exhibition games in Prince County this weekend. - Jason Malloy

At Westisle, KISH on back-to-back nights

KENSINGTON – Professional basketball is returning to Prince County.

The Island Storm, who called Summerside home for their first two years of existence in the National Basketball League of Canada, will play back-to-back exhibition games this weekend.
The Storm will play the Pure Passion Sports team from New Jersey at West isle Composite High School on Friday and at Kensington Intermediate-Senior High School on Saturday. The doors will open at both venues at 6:15 p.m., with both contests starting at 7 p.m.
A canteen will be on site for both games.
The cost for the Westisle game is $4 for adults, $1 for high school and junior high students and elementary students are free.
Admission fees for the Kensington game are $10 for adults, $5 for all students and pre-school-aged children are free.
A media release issued by organizers of the KISH game notes all proceeds will go back to assist with student activities and events.
“We hope to see a huge turnout to help advance opportunities for students within our school,” reads the media release.

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