Join over 350 Newton youth basketball players in the competitive Metrowest Travel Basketball program. The program stresses basketball skills and sportsmanship in a fun, competitive environment where players compete on behalf of Newton against neighboring town teams. Girls and boys in 4th-8th grades who live in Newton or attend Newton schools through the METCO program are eligible. New players are welcome, and volunteer coaches are needed. Tryouts are conducted October 16 through October 28. Pre-registration is free and required to tryout. Full details and on-line registration is available at