Mary Free Bed wheelchair basketball team in action

MFB wheelchair basketball tourney

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - Mary Free Bed's wheelchair basketball teams are hosting other teams from all over the nation for a tournament this weekend. 

The Pacers are a DI team and the Rollin Drive are a DIII. Both are members of Mary Free Bed's Wheelchair and Adaptive Sports Program, one of the largest of its kind in the country. 

New this year, Mary Free Bed added several DI teams. Teams from Miami, Cleveland, Dallas and even Canada were all there -- more than 130 athletes represented 11 teams. 

The tournament continues until Sunday, Dec. 3 at the Mary Free Bed YMCA from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. If you're interested in checking out the tournament, admission is free. 

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April Stevens is a multi-platform producer at WZZM 13. Have a news tip? Email news@wzzm13.com, visit our Facebook page or Twitter.

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