HASTINGS, Minn. (WCCO) — The most competitive wheelchair basketball teams in the country took over the Twin Cities Saturday.
Hastings High School played host to the Courage Kenny Classic. The Varsity and Prep divisions are made up of players ranging from 5 to 18 years old.READ MORE: 'Don't Look At Me': Armed Robber Casually Walks Into Minneapolis Home In Broad Daylight
Doug Dixon, head coach for the Junior Rolling Timberwolves, calls these kids the most dedicated players he’s ever worked with.READ MORE: Spartans Beat Gophers 75-67 In Big 10 Opener
“Nobody sees the chairs anymore. They are just a regular guys, and they just play and have a great time,” he said. “They are the most dedicated athletes I’ve ever coached.”MORE NEWS: Jazz Shoot Past Wolves 136-104 For 5th Straight Win
The tournament goes through Sunday. Last year, the Junior Rolling Timberwolves took second place.