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February 18, 2020

In this 2018 file photo, Rhinelander Area Scholarship Foundation board member John O’Melia receives a $1,000 donation from Associated Bank, represented by personal banker Jennie Jaskie, left, and Rhinelander branch manager Jo Waltenberg, for the RASF’s half court shot contest held during RHS boys’ basketball games. Associated Bank is once again sponsoring the half court shot contest this year. (File photo)
In this 2018 file photo, Rhinelander Area Scholarship Foundation board member John O’Melia receives a $1,000 donation from Associated Bank, represented by personal banker Jennie Jaskie, left, and Rhinelander branch manager Jo Waltenberg, for the RASF’s half court shot contest held during RHS boys’ basketball games. Associated Bank is once again sponsoring the half court shot contest this year. (File photo)
12/26/2019 7:30:00 AM
Half-court shot contest in full swing for hoops season

The Rhinelander Area Scholarship Foundation (RASF) half-court shot is underway for the 2019-20 season.

The RASF half-court shot has been a staple at Rhinelander High School basketball games for years. Associated Bank returns as the sponsor of the contest this year and has donated another $1,000 to the foundation.

The half-court shot is held only during boys' basketball contests. The RASF will conduct a 50/50 raffle during each regular season home girls' basketball game. As it has in previous seasons, the foundation will also conduct 50/50 raffles in addition to the half-court shot during home Hodag boys' basketball games.

Tickets for the half-court shot contest will be sold during each home boys' basketball game at the Jim Miazga Community Gym. Tickets are $1 each or six for $5.

Two tickets will be drawn at halftime. The lucky contestants will first attempt a free throw and will receive $5 if they make it. Then they will step back to the 3-point line to attempt to make a shot for $10. Regardless of the outcome of the free throw or the 3-pointer, the contestants will then step back to the time line and attempt to drain a 47-footer for the jackpot, which will start at $100 and increase each night it is not claimed.

Tickets for the 50/50 raffle are $1 each or six for $5 with the winner taking home half the pot.

Proceeds from the contests benefit the RASF, a non-profit charitable organization that raises money for scholarships for Rhinelander students. Since 1991, the foundation alone has awarded $332,350 in scholarships to 392 students, with amounts ranging from $500 to $1500.

For more information on RASF, visit the group's website at www.rhinelanderasf.org.





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