EHBA Hornets Trials - Representative Teams 2016/17

The EHBA Hornets program is an elite pathway for talented players in the Eastern Hills Basketball Association. The EHBA Hornets have successfully competed at a representative level since 1972.

There will be a Division 1 & 2 Hornets team selected for each age group U/12 – U/18 Boys & Girls.

If you have any questions contact

2017 SA Country Coaching Applications

Applications are now being called for Coaching positions in the 2017 SA Country Basketball program.more

Congratulations Cayla George

Former Zodiacs & Rookies player, Cayla George has been selected for the Australian Women's Basketball Team to compete at the Rio Olympics over the period 5-21 Aug 2016.more

2016/17 Eastern Hills Representative Program Coaching Applications

Nominations are now being sought for all Junior/Senior EHBA hornets teams including Division 1 & 2 for the 2016/17 basketball year.more

The Weekly Sting #13

Men's and Women's A League for 06 April 2016.
Grand Finals Previewmore

The Weekly Sting #12

Men's and Women's A League for 30 Mar 2016.
First round of Finalsmore

The Weekly Sting #11

Men's and Women's A League for 23 Mar 2016.more

The Weekly Sting #10

Men's and Women's A League for 16 Mar 2016.
* Photos from our history,
* U/14 & U/18 SA Country Junior Championships, and
* SA Country U/13 Development team selections.more

EHBA School Clinics

Eastern Hills Basketball Association are conducting school clinics to get young players ready for the upcoming winter season. If schools are interested in booking a clinic at their school, please contact the EHBA office.more

The Weekly Sting #9

Men's and Women's A League for 09 Mar 2016.more

EHBA 70th Anniversary

The EHBA is celebrating its 70th Anniversary.
A Gala evening will be held on Saturday the 22nd of October 2016.
We are searching for any photos and memorabilia that tells the EHBA story.
If you have something to contribute please bring to the EHBA office.more

SA Masters Games

Are you over 35? Register a team.
Murray Bridge 14-17 April 2016.more

The Weekly Sting #8

Men's and Women's A League for 02 Mar 2016more

The Weekly Sting #7

Men's and Women's A League for 24 Feb 2016 and Keenan Georg-Dent impresses on National Stage.more
Magic Point Guard Jason Warhurst

The Weekly Sting #6

Men's A League for 03 Feb 2016.more
Aussie Hoops

Aussie Hoops

Tuesday Afternoons at the Adelaide Hills Recreation Centre
4pm to 4:45pmmore

MAC Adelaide Lightning promoting road safety in Mt Barker

Lightning players, Mollie McKendrick, Mikaela Ruef and Morgan Yaeger will run a clinic at Cornerstone College on Thursday, 11 February to help deliver MAC’s Game Changer message into the community. Sessions will focus on basketball skill development while incorporating a discussion around safe decision making practices, both on the basketball court and on the road.more
Henry Weiss (left) is presented the Award of Merit by Bert Bargeus

Henry Weiss receives the Award of Merit

At the recent Australian Junior Basketball Country Cup held annually in NSW border city of Albury, Eastern Hills Basketball identity Henry Weiss received the prestigious Award of Merit.more
Zodiacs 1 Star Guard – Joel Goodenough

The Weekly Sting #5

Men's and Women's A League for 09 Dec 2015 and Senior Country Championships (23-24 Jan 16)more
High Scoring 76er – Jordan Houlahan

The Weekly Sting #4

Men's and Women's A League for 02 Dec 2015, including College Report on Taylor Marston at Vermont Techmore
Doctor “Dunkenstien” Onka Piranhas Devon McGee

The Weekly Sting #3

Men's and Women's A League for 25 Nov 2015.more

Impact Basketball Camp

Elevate your game with at the Impact Basketball camp.
Suited for boys and girls aged 6-16.
Mount Barker, Mon 21 Dec 15 $30. Call Skeate on 0411 483 823.more
Devon McGee dunks against Zodiacs 3

The Weekly Sting #2

Men's and Women's A League for 18 Nov 2015, Junior State Representatives, SA Country Development Team Selections and DNSP 2016 Trials...more

EHBA Selections for Country Cup & Southern Cross Challenge 2016

Congratulations to our EHBA junior representatives in gaining selection in the SA Country Development teams to compete at the Australian Junior Country Cup (Albury) and the Southern Cross Challenge (Melbourne this coming January).more
Georgie Pedlar, James Rattus & Declan Hortle

Junior State Representatives

The Eastern Hill Basketball Association are well represented in coming weeks 2015 Pacific School Games held in Adelaide. Local junior standouts Declan Hortle (Onka Piranhas), Georgie Pedlar (German Arms) will be on show with the South Australian 12 and under SSA State teams.more
Sebastian Bald

The Weekly Sting #1

A League Men's and Women's Update for 11 Nov 2015more
Samantha Roberts, Referee (right)

EHBA Womens A League

The Womens A League Basketball season has kicked off with plenty of excitement and enthusiasm for the coming summer season. Mount Barker Magic again start as firm title favourites, with ample scoring talent, paced by livewire point guard Tennille Searl the Magic will be hard to stop on any night.more
Photo is L-R: Tall Timber on the courts this summer: Tom Giles (Hackers), Leading Senior Referee – Ian Barham and Devon McGee (Piranhas)

Hills Hoops Kicks Off

The 2015 EHBA Mens A – League competition season will be a different beast to any of the previous decade. The landscape has definitely changed. You will still see a handful of Premier League players join the league, in increasing numbers as the season progresses. What’s new and exciting is an influx of legitimate local junior talent, in a bigger wave than ever before.more

Hornets Trials Sunday August 23rd

Hornets trials for u12 to u23 players are this Sunday - 23/8/15.
Times are as follows:
12:30pm – 1:45pm U23 Men(1994-1998)
1:45pm – 3:00pm U12 Boys & Girls (2005,2006)
3:00pm - 4:15pm U14 Boys & Girls (2003,2004)
4:15pm - 5:30pm U16 Boys & Girls (2001,2002)
5:30pm - 6:45pm U18 Boys & Girls (1999, 2000), U23 Women (1994-1998).
Registration fees of $75 per player payable on the day.more

2015/16 Hornets Coaches & Committee applications open

It's that time of year again. We are seeking Hornets Committee members and Coaches for the upcoming season. Application forms are in the Hornets section of the website.more

It's with a heavy heart that we would like to advise that the father of one of our association members, Brodie Pool, passed away on Thursday June 18th 2015.
On behalf of all of us at Eastern Hills Basketball Association, our thoughts, prayers and most heartfelt condolences and sympathy are with the Pool Family.more

Winter Fixtures now online

Fixtures are now online for the first 3 rounds of the season. Please remember that if you use the Foxsports App you may need to delete it and re-install it in order to refresh the information.more

Winter season commences Monday May 4th


Hornets Award winner photos

Check out the photos of the players who won this season's Hornets award in our photo gallery. Thanks to Allstar Photos for the great photos!more

Summer Season Winners Photos

Check out the photos of our winning teams and player award winners in our photo gallery. Thanks to Allstar Photos for the great photos!more

Hornets Presentations

Sunday March 29th at the Mt Barker Football club rooms from 5pm.more

Thanks Hornets referees

Thanks to the following referees who represented EHBA at the country championships: Ian Barham, Matthew Barham, Kyle Barnes, Campbell Byrne, Keenan GeorgDent, Todd MacDonald and Samantha Roberts.
Thank to everyone who picked up a whistle and refereed at all our carnivals during the season as well!more


Congratulations to all of our Hornets players for competing in a fantastic summer season of basketball! You all played hard at the various tournaments around SA and at country championships.
Thanks to all our coaches and team managers for your efforts with our athletes. A big thank you to parents and care givers who supported your children through out all tournaments. It's been a great season!more

Under 12 Boys Div 1 are Country Champions!

Congratulations to our Under 12 boys division 1 team for winning their grand final at country championships!more

Grand Final Day Schedule (Sunday March 29)

Please click for the schedule for Grand Final day, together with the scoring roster.
Presentations and photos will take place in the squash courts following each game unless your team is advised otherwise.more

U10 presentations

On Tuesday March 24, Under 10 girls presentations will take place at 5:50 on court 2. All U10 girls teams should be in attendance to receive participation medals.
On Thursday March 26, the U10 Boys presentations will occur in 2 sessions, with each team receiving their participation medals after they have finished their game.more

Schedule for 23/3/15 - 26/3/15

Please click for the games schedule for 23/3 to 26/3.
All games at at the Rec Centre this week
Please note that on Tuesday the 5pm u10 girls game on court 3 has been moved to 6pm on court 2.
Please also note that scorers are being provided for all Senior grand finals this week.more

Website - Results/Ladders issues

Please be aware that we are having difficulties uploading results and ladders to the website. The work is being done in the office but the gremlins in cyberspace are preventing these being shown on the website. Games are being tracked manually and results and ladders will soon be available at the office.more

Hills Hoopfest

Fundraising event for the CFS & Families affected by Hills Bushfires.
Competitions: 3-on-3, Dunk & 3 point shooting.
Special Guests: Joey Wright, Mark Davis and Dwayne Nelson.
Spectator Entry: Gold coin donation.
Competition costs: 3-on-3 entry $50 per team. Dunk/3 point entry $10 per person.
Email to enter competitions.
Entries close Thursday 29/1 for ALL competitions.more

EHBA SA Country Representatives

Congrats to all our EHBA players who have made SA Country state teams following final trials on the weekend.more

Summer Season starts Monday 13/10

Summer Season 2014/15 starts Monday October 13th. Please check the website for your game times!
A reminder that if you use the Sporting Pulse app on your phone that if you delete and reload the app, previous seasons will not appear.
best of luck to all teams in the upcoming season!more


Make sure you buy a raffle ticket tomorrow. We have a signed Lightning singlet up for grabs. Tickets are only $1 each.
We will also be having "basketball" lucky squares in each time slot where you can win a junior basketball. Squares are 50c each.more


Grand Final Day Schedule of Games:
Court 1 Court 2
8:00 am U12 Girls U12 Boys Div 2
9:00 am U12 Boys Div 1 U14 Girls
10:00 am U14 Boys Div 1 U14 Boys Div 2
11:00 am U16 Boys Div 1 U16 Girls
12:00 pm U18 Boys U21 Women
1:00 pm A Men U16 Boys Div 2
Trophy presentations will follow each game.more


Congratulations to all our Senior Premiership Teams and to those Senior Players who won MVp and Runner-Up MVP awards.
Details within.more


6:00PM - 7:30PM
Please complete an Under 23 Intention to Play Form (in Hornets section of this website)Submit form on Sunday September 7th with your registration fee of $50 (includes uniform hire). Alternatively, you can return forms and pay money at the office prior to this date.more

Grand Final Day Winter 2014 (Juniors, U21 Women & A Grade Men)

Game Times are as follows:

Court 1 Court 2
8:00 am U12 Girls U12 Boys Div 2
9:00 am U12 Boys Div 1 U14 Girls
10:00 am U14 Boys Div 1 U14 Boys Div 2
11:00 am U16 Boys Div 1 U16 Girls
12:00 pm U18 Boys U21 Women
1:00 pm A Men U16 Boys Div 2

Presentations will take place after each game.more

Grand Finals Winter 2014 - B, C1, C2 & O/35 Men, A & B Women

Grand Final Dates & Times for Senior Teams as follows:
B grade Men - Monday September 8th September 9pm
A grade Women - Tuesday 9th September 8pm
B Grade Women - Tuesday 9th September 9pm
Over 35 Men - Wednesday 10th September 8pm
C1 Men - Thursday 11th September 7:30pm
C2 Men - Thursday 11th September 8:30pm
Good luck to all teams!!more

Hornets Trials Sunday July 27th 2014

Hornets trials will be held on Sunday 27th July 2014 for players U12 - U18.
Trial times are listed in the Hornets section of this website.
Interested players MUST complete an Intention to Play Form and submit to the office by Thursday July 3rd AND pay their fees by Sunday July 27th.more

Hornets Committee Nominations

Hornets Committee members are now being sought for Season 2014-15. Please go to the Hornets section of this website to find the relevant application form. Nominations close June 30th 2014.more

Hornets Coaches Applications now open

Applications are now open for those wishing to coach Hornets for Season 2014-15. Please go to the Hornets section of this website to find the relevant form. Applications close June 30th 2014.more

Winter Season 2014

The Winter season will commence on the week beginning Monday May 5th.more

Grand FInals - Under 18s, 21s & A Grade Men

U18 Boys
German Arms 76ers 1 (52) def Zodiacs (21)

Under 21 Women
Zodiacs Blue (44) def German Arms 1 (37)

A Grade Men
Zodiacs (53) def German Arms 76ers 1 (47)more

Grand Final Results - Under 14s & 16s

U14 Girls
Onka Piranhas 1 (29) def German Arms 76ers 1 (28)
Under 14 boys div 1
Zodiacs (55) def German Arms 76ers 1 (40)
Under 14 boys div 2
Zodiacs (38) def Mt Barker Magic 3 (19)
Under 16 Girls
Onka Piranhas 2 (21) def Meadows (19)
Under 16 Boys Div 2
Zodiacs Gold (34) def Zodiacs Blue (27)
Under 16 Boys Div 1
German Arms 76ers 1 (44) def Zodiacs (31)more

Grand Final Results - Under 12s

U12 Girls Div 1
German Arms 76ers 2 (43) def German Arms 76ers 1 (5)
U12 Girls Div 2
Mt Barker Magic (20) def Onka Piranhas (18)
Under 12 Boys Div 1
HCCS (50) def Mt Barker Magic 1 (28)
U12 Boys Div 2
Zodiacs Gold (18) def Onka Piranhas 3more

Grand Final Results - IBP, C1 Men, C2 Men

Raison (40) defeated Matthews (20)

C1 Men
Ballfighters (42) defeated Macclesfield Black (38)

C2 Men
German Arms 1 (44) defeated Onka Piranhas 2 (25)more

Grand Final Results - Over 35 Men

Zodiacs Gold (35) defeated Zodiacs Blue (20)more

Grand Final Results - A & B Grade Women

A Grade
Mt Barker Magic (35) defeated German Arms 76ers 1 (30).

B Grade
Warriors (28) defeated Ballfighters 1 (18).more

Grand Finals Results - B Grade Men

Rimshots (48) defeated Rook1es (33) to become our B grade champions!more

Daylight savings ends this weekend

Daylight savings ends just in time for our grand final day. Please remember to wind your clocks back an hour before you go to bed Saturday night. On the plus side, if you forget, there will be plenty of action at the YMCA this Sunday if you arrive early for your game!more

Grand Final Day Info

Our Grand Final Day starts with Under 12 Div 1 Girls at 8:30am with our final game being the A grade men at 4:30pm. Doors open 8am, gold coin donation for spectators. A BBQ is available for breakfast & lunch.
There are two presentation sessions. The first being at 1:30pm on court 2 (u12s through to u16 div 2 boys). A second session is at 5:30 on court 1 (under 16 div 1 boys through to seniors).more


All games tomorrow (Wednesday) are cancelled because of the hot weather.more


The predicted temperature tomorrow for Mt Barker is 40 degrees. Therefore, all games are cancelled.more


Hornets training this Sunday (2/2/14) has been cancelled because of the hot weather.more


If the predicted temp is 34 degrees, games on ct 3 are cancelled. Where a division uses ct 3 for games, all games for that day are cancelled (incl. cts 1 & 2). Other games on cts 1 &2 are played under modified conditions (please see Hot Weather Policy for more)
If predicted temperature is 38 or more ALL games are cancelled.
Predicted temperature is per the BOM website at 4pm the previous daymore

Games cancelled Tuesday 28/1/2014

Given that the temperature in Mt Barker tomorrow is 39 degrees, all games are cancelled tomorrow (28/1/14).more

Congratulations Hornets A & B men

Congratulations to our men's senior teams who won their A grade and B grade grand finals in the SA Country Cup this weekend!more

Re-draws for U12 Boys, U12 Girls, U14 Boys & U16 Boys

Please note that here are re-draws for the following fixtures:
U12 Boys (now divisions 1 & 2)
U12 Girls (now divisions 1 & 2)
U14 Boys (HCCS White and Strathalbyn moved to division 1)
U16 Boys (Meadows and Onkas 2 moved to division 2)
Please check the fixtures section to ensure you have the new fixtures for these divisions.more

Summer Season 2013/14

Summer Season starts in the week beginning Monday October 21st.more

Grand Final results - Senior Competitions

Women's - Bridgewater Raiders 42 def Warriors 28
B1 Men - Onka Piranhas 51 def Zodiacs Gold 37
B2 Men - Rookies seniors 56 def Strathalbyn 42
C1 Men - Zodiacs 44 def Ballfighters 37
C2 Men - Macclesfield Black 42 def Warriors Red 40
Over 35 Men - Zodiacs Gold 31 def Strathalbyn 29more

Grand Final Results - u16, u18 & u21 competitions

Under 16 Boys Div 1 - German Arms 76ers 1 41 def Strathalbyn 38
Under 16 Boys Div 2 - Onka Piranhas 45 def Zodiacs Gold 33
Under 16 Girls - Onka Piranhas 35 def Onka Piranhas Maroon 22
Under 18 Boys - German Arms 76ers 1 40 def German Arms 76ers 3 29
Under 21 Girls - Zodiacs Blue 59 def German Arms 76ers 33more

Grand Final Results - u12 & u14 competitions

Under 12 Boys Div 1 - German Arms 76ers 1 40 def HCCS White 32
Under 12 Boys Div 2 - Mt Barker Magic 2 41 def Onka Piranhas 1 21
Under 12 Girls - Zodiacs 36 def German Arms 76ers 1 26
Under 14 Boys Div 1 - Zodiacs 37 def German Arms 76ers 3 31
Under 14 Boys Div 2 - German Arms 76ers 4 41 def Zodiacs Blue 21
Under 14 Girls - Zodiacs Blue 53 def German Arms 76ers 14more

Grand Final Winners & Trophy Winners gallery

Congratulations to all our Grand Final Winners and Trophy Winners. Photos of Trophy Winners and Junior Premiers in photo gallery section Senior premiership photos to come!more


B1 Men 9pm - Zodiacs Gold v Onka Piranhas 1
B2 Men 8pm - Rookies Seniors v Strathalbynmore


The finals for B grade will be run in two divisions. They will be crossover finals between the two pools. Unfortunately our computer program will not allow us to generate this finals system therefore details can not be viewed in our Fixtures section. Please click within this article for details of B grade Men finals.more

AGM for 2013-2014

The EHBA AGM will be held on Monday 16th September 2013 at 7.30pm on court one at the YMCA.more

Summer MVPs and Runner Ups & Photo Gallery

Have a look at who won the MVP and Runner Up awards last season. There are photos of those players who were present to receive their award at our Grand Final Day presentations. Check out this article for a full list of award winners.more

Summer Premiers Photo Gallery

Check out our photo gallery of our junior and A grade premiership teams. Just click on the photo gallery tab at the top.more


Congratulations to all our grand final and MVP winners. Detailed results and photos to come.more
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Leigh Carlson (German Arms)
Jacob Holmes (German Arms)
Brad Hill (German Arms)
Jennifer "Jenny" Cheesman 
Cayla George (Rookies/Zodiacs) 

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Malcolm Williams
Julieann Kaesler
Anne Cambridge
Judy Raison
Beverley Earl
Hayden Duffield
David Tonks
Peter Gallasch
Ann Searl
Robert Smith
David Matthews
John Hurling
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A Men

A League Men 2016 Winter
1 Ravstass 154.04
2 Zodiacs 1 117.66
4 Zodiacs 2 113.58
5 Zodiacs 3 108.00
6 German Arms 114.05
7 Rimshots 90.65
8 Zodiacs Development 81.59
9 Onka Piranhas 56.92

A Women

A & B Women 2016 Winter
2 Zodiacs 195.99
3 Onka Piranhas 2 94.36
4 Meadows 101.79
5 German Arms 73.25
6 Onka Piranhas 105.09
7 Warriors 57.81
8 Ballfighters 43.60

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