ELKHART — Tryouts for the Elkhart Powerhouse Basketball, a new AAU travel group, is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, at Tolson Youth Center, 1320 Benham Ave., and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 1, at Pinewood Elementary School, 3430 E. Bristol St.
The Powerhouse is for boys and girls in grades 3-12.
The group focuses not only on elite basketball and exposure, but education and character development. Powerhouse works with players to keep up their grades and improve their chances at college.
Powerhouse Basketball has operations in Indianapolis and Atlanta and is expanding to Elkhart.
Cepeda Jackson is the president, Kobree Robinson the executive director in Atlanta and Raquel House the marketing and public relations executive based in Elkhart.
Elkhart Powerhouse Basketball, a not-for-profit 501c3, group, will have fundraisers and offer sponsor packages to help pay for things like travel, insurance and equipment.
For more information, contact House at 317-400-4049.