Seeing the ball go through the hoop is cool.

Seeing character being developed in a young student-athlete is so much cooler.

The STAUNTON-AUGUSTA FAMILY YMCA’s Youth Basketball League returned Saturday January 13, 2024.

According to SAYMCA program director Windsor Vaughn-who co-leads the league with “Mr. Eddie” Santiago-week one got the league off to an amazing start.

“It’s all about the development of the child,” Vaughn said, “and less about the scoreboard.”

By Chris Lassiter