News From Around the Court

OCTOBER 16TH, FINAL CHANCE FOR SIGN-UP!

This Tuesday afternoon starting at 4:10pm the Juniors second week of sign-up and scrimmages will begin. All Under 12/14's wanting or interested in playing will need to sign up! The cost of the scrimmage is $5 per player, if you didn't pay last week please bring it this week! Under 16/18's begin at 6:00pm. If you know anyone interested please bring them along for a great season of basketball!more

OCTOBER 10TH, JUNIOR SCRIMMAGE & SIGN UP!

This Tuesday cont commencing at 4:10pm all players interested in playing Under 12/14's basketball are to attend the Southern Cross High School K-12 Gymnasium. Players will be put into temporary teams and play round robin matches till around 5:30pm (dependent upon how many turn-up). The Under 16/18's scrimmages tip off at 5:30pm and similarly end around 7:00pm. So bring a friend along and have fun!more

SUMMER COMPETITION FROM OCT 2017 to FEB 2018

Summer competition has started. More athletes most welcome. Junior skills from 4.30pm today with Hoops program. Juniors have Under 10s to 14s Tomorrow at 4.00pm and Under 16s to 18s at 5.30pm. Come and join a team or register your own team. Womens competition is from 6pm Wednesdays and Men B grade from 6pm Thursdays. 16s to 18s skills training is Thursdays from 4.15pm.

Gentle reminder - Ballina Bmore

GUEST SPEAKER AT PRESENTATION NIGHT

All basketball comps go back this week. Juniors Scrimmage at 4.10 Tuesday for Summer team nomination. Guest Speaker on Saturday 21st of October for presentation night will be Yusuf Qaafow from the Melbourne Tigers.Yusuf moved from Melbourne in February last year to play basketball for the Brisbane Spartans in The South East Australian Basketball League, to Australia’s Premier Winter Bball comp.more

12TH SEPTEMBER, JUNIOR GRAND FINALS!

The afternoon commences at 4:10pm with a battle for third as McGrath Magic take on Jo's Opals. The Grand final for under 14's is between Tursa Blaze and Lois Bucket Lightning at 5:00pm.
The Under 18's are hooping for bronze at 5:50pm between the Koellner Steel Suns and Ballina Spurs. Lastly the Grand Finale for gold tips off at 6:40pm between Rod Sironen Slammers and Century 21 Allstars.more

29TH AUGUST, JUNIORS FINALS!

This afternoon Juniors Semi Finals begin! Finals are elimination, everything is at stake. Under 12/14's: 4:10pm (2)Tursa Blaze v (3)Jo's Opals, 5:00pm (1)McGrath Magic v (4)Lois Bucket Lightning. Under 16/18's: 5:50pm (2)Century 21 Allstars v (3)Ballina Spurs, 6:40pm (1)Rod Sironen Slammers v (4)Koellner Steel Suns. For links to teams and/or draws please click this article.more

*UPDATED* 20TH AUGUST, DATES THERE IS NO BASKETBALL

Due to unavailability of the gym this term, ALL FINALS are being shot forward! Beginning tomorrow for Mens A and next week for each other competition. Hone those skills and be ready! Each competition excluding Juniors, will be run over a 3 week period, beginning with Preliminary Finals, into Semi Finals and ending with the Grand Finals! Good luck!more

18TH JULY, UNDER 12'S COUNTRY SKILLS DAYS

The Under 12 Skills Day are designed by the BNSW Country Basketball Committee to offer junior basketballs from all country associations the opportunity to receive expert coaches required to develop their skills to the highest possible level and are open to both Girls and Boys born in 2006 & 2007. Most notably the camp on the 29th July at Byron Bay 10am-3pm. Please click this article if interested.more

18TH JULY, JUNIOR SEASON RETURNS!

After 2 weeks of glorious (to some, hopefully most!) holidays, the Junior Competition recommences. We are looking for positive people, to be the coaches for the Under 12/14's! Welcome back ballers! Draw is within the article.more

20TH JUNE, JUNIOR TEAMS SLIGHTLY CHANGED

With the addition of some new players, in particular the under 18's competition, the teams have been changed slightly. Please check your respected Team Sheets!
Links in Article.more

29TH MAY, JUNIOR WINTER TEAMS REARRANGED!

With the addition of some new players for the Under 12/14's Competition, some teams have been changed with 1-2 players being mixed into other teams. Please check the team sheets! (Links available within this article). The Under 16/18's teams have been almost completely reorganised (thanks Kyahn, you champion!). If you are playing Under 16/18's you will definitely want to check the team sheets.more

23RD MAY, BALLINA JUNIORS WINTER COMPETITION, TEAMS AND DRAWS!

The Juniors Winter Competition tips off tomorrow! Starting at 4:10pm for the Under 12/14s, with the night commencing by 7:30pm. Teams can be under the "Juniors" tab above, within the "Juniors Winter 2017 Pennants" heading and going to your aged competition. Draws are located under the "Draws and Results" tab. Alternatively you can click this article and links and additional info will be available!more

NORTH COAST SHIELD STARTS THIS SUNDAY

The North Coast Shield begins 2017 this weekend in Grafton for the Under 12. and Under 14 boys and girls. Under 16s start the following week. This is a platform to begin your basketball career and develop new skills while interacting with other local clubs. Please check our website: http://websites.sportstg.com/assoc_page.cgi?c=0-5047-0-0-0&sID=354084 to see if you have been nominated. Anybody stimore

TRAINING DAY FOR YOUNG WOMEN ATHLETES

The flames will be holding a camp/try-out on the last Sunday of the school holidays at Byron and the best bit is that superstar/ Olympian/ WNBL champ Belinda Snell is coming!!! The plan is to have a training day each holidays and then travel down to Sydney at the end of the year to train with the 'Sydney flames academy'.more

REFEREE CLINIC

Ballina Basketball is organising a level 0 referee clinic at 3pm this Tuesday 24th January in the Southern Cross School Gym. Everybody welcome. Any interested members please ring Stephen McCarthy on 0437 579 987 or Harrison Peters on 0477 968 403
thank youmore

9 BENEFITS TO PLAYING BASKETBALL for KIDS

1. Gives Complete Physical Exercise
Basketball is a brisk sport, involving a lot of running, jumping, dribbling the ball, passing it and shooting it. If your kid’s disinterest in playing sports is visible along with problems like dullness/ laziness that are bothering you, then Basketball is a good option as the continuous movements in the sport help reduce these issues.more
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2017 JUNIOR SUMMER SEASON 
Commences OCTOBER 10TH 2017 for: 

  • Hoops: Mondays 4:30 to 5:30pm  (8, 9, 10 years)
  • Junior Competitions: Tuesday afternoons 4:00 - 5:50ishpm (U12's/14's) 5:50ish - 7:30ishpm (U16's/U18's) (info on News From Around the Court page)

CONTACT:  Jarred on 0478819039/6686 7962 or Steve on 0435759987 for more information. 
2017 SENIOR SUMMER SEASON
Commences OCTOBER 9TH, 2017 for:

  • Mens Division: Monday night (A grade) and Thursday night (B grade)
  • Womens Division: Wednesday night
  • Each of these competitions begin at 6:00pm

CONTACT: Lynne on 0404016604 (Mens A and Womens) or Steve 0435759987 (Mens B Grade) for more information.

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