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The Roanoke Stars Wheel Chair basketball team raises money and awareness through a tournament

ROANOKE, Va. – For the 3rd year in a row, The Roanoke Stars Wheel Chair basketball team hosted a three on three tournament.

The fundraiser helps the team buy more wheelchairs for basketball.

Each chair costs around $2,500 to $3,000.

Coach and Founder Jacob Tyree said he wants more disabled people in the community to be able to play an adaptive sport.

Tyree said he also hopes the event gives a new perspective on what it takes to play and adaptive sport.