AAU tournament

The Superior-based Playmakers North AAU basketball organization will host the inaugural Twin Ports Border Battle AAU tournament this weekend.

The tournament, which includes 88 teams of players ages 12-17, begins at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 29, and runs through Sunday, June 30.

Games will be played at UW-Superior, Superior High School and Superior Middle School.

“I have worked on this event since November and am happy to say that it has been a big success,” Playmakers North Director Phil Roe said. “This event will showcase some of the top boys and girls from not only the Northland, but across Wisconsin, Minnesota and Upper Michigan.”

For a complete tournament schedule, go to tournamentdepot.com/tournament/#!/T/Tournament0000000134.

Bowling meeting

The Superior Area USBC Bowling Association will hold its spring meeting at 6:30 p.m. July 8 at Vintage Italian Pizza.

Those interested in being on the Board of Directors should attend this meeting.

For more information, call Dawn at 715-718-0086.

VerWay nominated

University of Wisconsin-Superior volleyball player Emily VerWay is among a record-setting number of nominees for the NCAA Woman of the Year.

VerWay, along with fellow UMAC athletes Northwestern’s Amy Berglund, Bethany Lutheran’s MacKenna Hinz and Martin Luther’s Grace Schultz, are among 585 individuals put forward for the award.

The UMAC will announce in the coming weeks the conference's selection for the honor who will move on to the next pool of nominees from conferences. From there, the Woman of the Year selection committee will choose the top 30 honorees which includes 10 women from each division. From the top 30, three from each division will be announced as finalists in September.

The NCAA Committee on Women's Athletics chooses the final winner which will be announced Oct. 20 at the annual award ceremony in Indianapolis.