It is once again time for the annual Mussel Ridge Hoops Tournament held in St. George. This year, the tournament will run Friday through Sunday, March 19 through the 21.

The tournament, now in its 15th year, is known to the Parks & Recreation Department Boosters as the biggest fund-raising event of the year. Money is raised for the Boosters through sponsorship of and advertisement in the tournament.

Mussel Ridge Hoops has become known throughout the state as one of the most entertaining youth basketball tournaments of the year. Featured in this year’s tournament are boys and girls from St. George, Thomaston, Cushing, Warren, Waldoboro, Washington, Friendship, Union, Boothbay, Stockton Springs, Frankfort and Searsport.

For information about sponsoring and advertising or about the tournament, contact Wayne Judkins at 372-6363.

VillageSoup Sports Assistant Holly Vanorse can be reached at 207-594-4401 or by e-mail at