The Franklin Community Youth Organizations (CYO) Basketball League opened its 48th season Saturday with a full slate of games at St. Joes Gym in Malone.
There are a total of 14 teams competing this season, seven varsity and seven splinter or JV teams.
The Ogdensburg Boys and Girls Club is the defending regular season and playoff champions and will host North Star today at 1 p.m.
This season marks the 48th year that the league has been run under the leadership of Ken Cring, with Wayne Walbridge as assistant director.
Other teams in the league (varsity-JV teams) are: Bangor, St. John Bosco, Marantha and Langdon Land Surveyors.