June 18, 2024

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Jeff Capel Jr.’s basketball legacy lives on within the struggle in opposition to ALS

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Jeff Capel Jr.’s basketball legacy lives on within the struggle in opposition to ALS

Jason Capel isn’t letting his father’s legacy fade. 

The late Jeff Capel Jr., who died in 2017 after a battle with ALS, positioned an emphasis on doing greater than teaching basketball. 

“After I was a child, I at all times seen my dad signed autographs with the phrases ‘assist others’ beside his identify,” Jason Capel stated. 

For the final 5 years, Jason has teamed up with the USA Basketball Affiliation to host basketball camps that elevate consciousness and donations for the Jeff Capel Jr. Fund at Duke College. 

Jeff Capel Jr.’s basketball legacy lives on within the struggle in opposition to ALS

After a two-year hiatus attributable to COVID-19, the USBA Capel Camp returns to Fayetteville State College on Sept. 17 within the gymnasium named for the household patriarch, Felton J. Capel. The camp is open to girls and boys grades 3 to 12 and can run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

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