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Hoopster, 10, ready to play

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Ten-year-old Caitlin Volkmann has always enjoyed sports, but the orange ball is whats bringing her the points.

Volkmann is taking her shooting to the Elks Hoop Shoot regional competition on Saturday in Iowa City, Iowa, one round away from nationals. Last year she received sixth place at the Hoop Shoot national competition.


To reach regionals, she already won four levels of competition. She needed to be the top scorer in her category to advance to each level.

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