The workforce combines players from Tupelo and Columbus

COLUMBUS, Skip. (WCBI) – A team of senior athletes is exhibiting the great importance of working alongside one another for a purpose.

Tyrone Hardy says  a information tale a few  years ago inspired him to get some senior fellas collectively in Columbus to perform basketball.

“Initially it was for the reason that of a tale you did on the Tupelo Cryptoballers in 2018,” Hardy explained.

Not long ago, the Tupelo Crypto Ballers and the Columbus based mostly Magnolia Flyers joined forces for a common objective.

The senior men’s basketball group took part in the current Senior Video games in Fort Laurderale Florida.  The Magnolia Flyers earned a bronze medal.  Hardy suggests it was a  big accomplishment that took a great deal of perform .

” There are not a ton of gentlemen, fifty and earlier mentioned, they want to play basketball, but they don’t want to put forth the motivation and work to engage in aggressive basketball,” he stated.

The athletes have pleasurable and it is also an opportunity to develop friendships.

“Even even though we get pleasure from basketball facet of it, we’re also about wellness, exercise, fellowship, education and learning, there is a lot that goes into this, we are at different stages in our life with this thing,” Hardy said.

The Tupelo Crypto Ballers generally practice at Harrisburg Baptist Church, but Hardy claims the Columbus athletes are on the lookout for an indoor basketball court docket, primarily all through the summer months.

” If there are any faculties, church buildings in the  Columbus spot that would like to give area, older men chance to  get 2 to 4 hours a week in, we would welcome opportunity to use indoor amenities, we do not have any indoor services,” Hardy claimed.

And if you’re a guy over 50 and want to shoot some hoops, the Magnolia Flyers are normally recruiting.

If you know of anyone with indoor follow facilities, or would be interested in becoming a member of the staff, phone Hardy at 662 425 3628.