On February 12th, the Elks State Hoop Shoot witnessed two generations in a family participating in the State Hoop Shoot.

Meet Naira Stearnes from Artesia who is coaching her daughters in the NM Elks State Hoop Shoot.  Naira participated in the Hoop Shoot many years ago.

In the photo; NM Elks Hoop Shoot Director, Greg Hilliard, Texas State Hoop Shoot Director Keith Stanley, Naira Stearnes (coach of her daughters), Region 11 Hoop Shoot Director Kelly McDermott, and our NM State President Jerry Hitchcock.  In front please help me congratulate second place winners (in their age brackets), Charley and Jocelynn.  Twin Jaelynn came along in support of her sisters.