Pirate plans to play in Australia


Pagosa Springs Pirate boys’ basketball player L.J. Smith has been invited to participate in the Down Under Sports Tournaments, which will be played this summer on the Gold Coast of Australia.

“I am honored to be an ambassador of not only my community and state,” Smith explained, “but also our country.”

Smith will be contributing to the Mountain Conference Boys Basketball Team in this international event.

“I am looking for sponsors,” Smith continued, “to make donations towards the cost of competing Down Under.”

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