Get a jump on basketball season with a look at men’s 1st practice

Men's basketball team players

Men's basketball team playersGet an early look at the NAU’s men’s basketball team when the Lumberjacks hold their first official practice from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, in the Rolle Activity Center.

The free event is open to all Lumberjack fans. Basketball buffs also will have the chance to get details on season tickets. Call (928) 523-5353.

Prior to basketball practice on Friday, visit the Wall Aquatic Center for some split squad competition at 2 p.m. Thirty members of the women’s swimming and diving teams will compete against one another in 10 swimming events and two diving events. Admission is free.

At 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, the Lumberjacks will host a friendly competition against the Sun Devils, when the women swim against their counterparts and the ASU men compete in inter-squad races. At 11:30 a.m., students and coaches from both teams will host a clinic open to all youth who are registered with USA Swimming (ages of 6 through 12).

Admission is free, and all fans coming to this event are encouraged to bring food donations in support of St. Mary’s Food Bank.

The Lumberjack football team heads to North Dakota this weekend for a conference game on Saturday. Kick-off is at 1 p.m. Watch the game live online or tune in to 105.1 the Big Talker.