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LEAGUE INFORMATION

AAU Basketball: The Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) is one of the largest, non-profit, volunteer, sports organizations in the United States.

Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA): Established in 1925, the AIA is dedicated to ensuring fair and equitable competition in interscholastic activities.

PLAYER RESOURCES

Powerbasketball: Monthly articles have featured topics such as establishing a sound zone defense, motion offense basics, full court press tips, and proper applications of sports psychology. Knowledge base consists of monthly coaching articles, a drill database, coaching tips, high school recruiting news, and product reviews.

SI For Kids: Here in the Game Zone Jr. Suns/Jr. Mercury members can chose from more than 40 interactive video games to play. Visitors can play against children from across the country and they can check to see where they rank on the site's high scores section.

Gorilla Games: Here in the Gorilla Games Index Jr. Suns/Jr. Mercury members can chose to play interactive video games, watch a Gorilla cartoon or test their minds by trying to complete word searches and crossword puzzles.

COACHES RESOURCES

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SPORTSMANSHIP RESOURCES

Character Counts: CHARACTER COUNTS! is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, nonsectarian coalition of schools, communities and nonprofit organizations working to advance character education by teaching the Six Pillars of Character: trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring and citizenship.

Pursuing Victory With Honor: The "Summit on Youth Sports" sought to embed sportsmanship in all children's athletics, and that's where most people initially encounter it. Individuals who learn to put honorable behavior first in childhood are more likely to do so as teens and adults.