NEW ORLEANS - Xavier University of Louisiana will offer summer camps in basketball and volleyball and, for a fourth consecutive season, play host to the Super Elite Summer League in boys basketball.
Dates of the basketball camp, for boys and girls age 6-16, will be July 9-12. The volleyball camp will offer sessions for ages 9-13 from July 16-18 and ages 14-18 from July 19-21.
The Barn, the 75-year-old gymnasium in its final months as the home of XU athletics, will be the site of both camps and the summer league.
More information on the camps can be obtained by visiting www.xula.edu/athletics/camps or by contacting Alfred Williams (basketball) at (504) 520-6778 or [email protected] or Christabell Hamilton (volleyball) at (504) 520-5344 or [email protected].
Twelve schools - Brother Martin, Catholic (Baton Rouge), East St. John, Ellender, Jesuit, Madison Prep, McDonogh 35, O. Perry Walker, St. Augustine, St. Thomas Aquinas, Scotlandville and Riverside - will compete in the summer league. Jesuit will play Madison Prep at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday in the first of the six opening-day games. The league will run for five consecutive Wednesdays and conclude June 27. Xavier and O. Perry Walker co-sponsor the league.