Local hoop star hosting basketball camp October 6th

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A local hoop star who made it all the way to the WNBA is back in town and hoping to give back to young athletes in the area.

Tiffany Bias starred at Andover Central High School before moving on to play at Oklahoma State.

During her four years there, she was named to the All-Big 12 team three times.  She also received Big-12 All-Defensive team in 2014.

Following her college career, she played three years in the WNBA, winning a championship in her rookie season with the Phoenix Mercury in 2014.

On Saturday, October 6th, she’ll be hosting her first Tiffany Bias Basketball Camp at Andover Central High School.

The camp is for kids ages six and up and is free to attend.

Bias is the camp will include drills and working on some of the fundamentals of basketball.

She’s hoping it will help provide an inspiration for some of the areas young athletes.

“I think it’s huge, I feel like if someone comes back and shows support and comes back to their city, especially their hometown to where you started and where you are at now, I feel like it’s huge, I feel like that’s a big thing to this generation is just them actually seeing it, being able to touch it, in real life, in front of them, it makes them think they can do anything and everything,” said Bias.

The camp will run from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

The event is sponsored by Just a Kid from Wichita and J. Bias Real Estate Group.

To register for the camp, you can visit http://www.wichitacamps.com/tiffany-bias-basketball-camp.cfm

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