Hoops heroes. The Lawrence fourth-grade Hoopsters won the title at the Little Apple Basketball Tournament in January. The team has been together for three years and have recently qualified for the AAU National Championship Tournament at Disney's Wide World of Sports Complex, Orlando, Fla., in August. Front row, from left: Patrick Johnson, son of Dale and Kathy Johnson; Jace McNabb, son of Rick and Chris McNabb; Nick Devin, son of Andy and JoAnn Devin; and Daniel Green, son of Tim and Debbie Green. Back row, from left: Nick DeBiasse, son of David and Trish DeBiasse; Johnny Novotny, son of John and Gay Novotny; Nathan Padia, son of Kathy Padia; and Evan LaCour, son of Steve and Marilyn LaCour. Coaches Rick McNabb and Dale Johnson stand at rear. The photo was submitted by JoAnn Devin. Got a shot for Friends & Neighbors? Send it, along with your name and phone number, to Friends & Neighbors, P.O. Box 888, Lawrence 66044.