The Tiffin University women's basketball program is hosting a lock-in 6-10 p.m. today in the TU gymnasium in the Gillmor Student Center on campus. Admission is $5 per child, and the team also will be selling pizza, candy, pop and more.
This is the fourth lock-in this season for the team.
"Our women's basketball team tries to be involved in the community every year," assistant women's basketball coach Kylene Spiegel said. "We have a great group of young ladies who represent our program and Tiffin University very well."
Children ages K-6 are welcome and are encouraged to wear tennis shoes. There will be basketball, football, kickball, face painting, coloring, making paper snowflakes and more.
The team holds four to six lock-ins in a season.
"The lock-in program has been a part of the women's basketball for many years. The turnout has been great and is a great opportunity for our players and the children in the community to interact," Spiegel said.
The team also goes to elementary schools to read to children and to host clinics. They also go to Autumnwood nursing home to visit and participate in bingo and other games.
The team also has a pink game to support breast cancer awareness every season, this year on Feb. 16. Each player is to shoot 100 free throws to raise money for Kay Yow Cancer Fund.
Those interested in sponsoring a player or making a donation can call Spiegel at (419) 448-3308.