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SF 49ers to Play NU Basketball Teams for Fundraiser

The San Francisco 49ers Football Team is sending players to Nevada County to play basketball. It’s a fundraiser for Nevada Union High School Basketball. The pro football players will face off against the Nevada Union Miners varsity boys and girls basketball teams this Saturday. Boys basketball head coach, Jeff Dellis, says it’s a win-win for both the high school and the 49ers.
Click here to listen to Jeff Dellis

It’s a closely guarded secret which 49ers will be making the trip. Last time it was a mix of retired veterans and rookie players.
Click here to listen to Jeff Dellis

Dellis said it was great event and a lot of fun for everyone. The boys and girls teams alternate quarters against the 49ers.
Prior to the game there is a meet and greet where players and fans get an opportunity to spend time with the pros. Dellis says that Guy McIntyre gave an inspiring  talk to the group.
Click here to listen to Jeff Dellis

Two years ago the event raised $13,000 that went to supplement team expenses including uniforms, travel, and coaching stipends.
Tickets for the meet and greet are 40 dollars each or 20 dollars for those18 and under. Game only tickets are 10 dollars. Last year all 500 tickets were sold. The meet and greet begins at 5:30 PM. Game warmups begin at 7:00 and tip off is at 7:30.

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