Upcoming Rising Stars basketball tryouts take place in Menifee, Canyon Lake

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The Rising Stars youth basketball league is currently holding tryouts for local residents. Valley News/Courtesy photo

The Rising Stars youth basketball league held boys’ and girls’ youth basketball tryouts, Feb. 4 and 6. Boys’ practices were at Menifee Valley Middle School, and girls were at Canyon Lake Middle School both Tuesday and Thursday.

Teams will play between two and three tournaments a month in local surrounding areas such as Lake Elsinore, Murrieta, Corona, Riverside and more. Higher level teams will attend some tournaments in Orange County and San Diego and will travel to Las Vegas in July for the AAU West Coast Nationals. Team fees start at $50 per month plus tournaments and go up to $75 per month plus tournaments.

Uniform packages are $150 and include sublimated reversible uniform and customized shooter shirt with name and number. All Rising Stars and Menifee Shockers members are required to purchase an AAU card for $16. The membership is good from August to the following September. Memberships purchased now are good through Aug. 31. AAU membership is used for insurance and is required for all students to participate in training, camps, clinics or team fees. Families will receive instructions on AAU membership upon completion of their registration.

For questions about training, camps or clinics, contact Coach Feaster at (858) 837-1975 or email info@ierisingstars.com. Or visit them on Facebook at “Rising Stars Basketball Academy” or at www.ierisingstars.com.

JP Raineri can be reached by email at sports@reedermedia.com.