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On Sunday, Nov. 18, from 2-4 p.m. at Stone Bridge High School, 43100 Hay Road, Ashburn, the Athlete to Athlete program will hold a basketball clinic designed for those with special needs. Athletes of all ages and ability levels are welcome to participate in this clinic. Athletes with special needs are paired alongside Stone Bridge High School athletes for instruction, competition and comradery. Registration required. Athletes or their representatives should call Cullen Fleming at 703-724-7667 or e-mail athlete2athlete@gmail.com.