Posts by James Foster

A hoops program for W. Siders looks to Europe as a guide

Article in Austin Weekly News February 17, 2016 By Michael Romain Editor I grew up in North Lawndale. I was a statistic. “said James Foster, 59, and a head coach with IMPACT (short for Individuals Making Positive Alternative Choices Together ) basketball. The organization comprises a series of AAU (short for Amateur Athletic Union) and…

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Just One Adult

Article from Community Works – Success of all Youth – March 21, 2018 By CASSANDRA WEST Contributing Reporter Teacher, coach or neighbor, kids whoΒ connect find stronger path All kids need just one person who wants to find out what their dream is in life and then help them get there. FrancesΒ Kraft remembers hearing that sentence…

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Impact Basketball Launches New and Improved Website

Basketball can help your boys and girls promote confidence and excellence both on the court and in the classroom. Confidence and excellence are skills that provide improved maturity & discipline as well as promote leadership skills that will last a lifetime. Basketball Teams are available in Spring/Summer and Fall Sessions. Throughout the year we offer…

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