Shark causes a stir at Sheffield primary school

Young basketball players received top tuition when Sheffield Sharks player Mike Turk called by.

Monday, 23rd May 2016, 1:48 pm
Updated Monday, 23rd May 2016, 1:53 pm
Mike Tuck of Sheffield sharks at Woodseats Primary School

The Shark was at Woodseats Primary School to present medals to Y4 basketballers who were runners-up in a South Yorkshire schools’ tournament. The team also played during the break of a Sheffield Sharks BBL play-off semi-final at the Institute of Sport.

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School staff member Helen Morris said: “We had a brilliant visit from Mike Turk. He spoke during a special assembly and brought the fantastic trophy that the Sharks won in the BBL final in London.” Pupils were delighted when the sports star then joined some of them of a basketball game outside and posed for photographs.