King to take over competitions

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Former Geelong Supercat BigV Captain and Operations Manager of the Bellarine Peninsula Basketball Association Vicki King will join Basketball Geelong from January 15, 2018. The addition of Vicki to the Basketball Geelong team will see current Competitions Manager Sarah Monck promoted to Operations Manager where she will work to maximize the opportunities created with the opening of AWA Alliance Bank … Read More

Casual Shoot Around a hit

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The start of the summer School Holidays has seen big numbers flock to AWA Alliance Bank Stadium to keep their skills up and have a bit of fun with their friends. The stadium is set to be open most days of the Christmas holiday period, with a limited canteen menu also available for patrons. “with a fresh new stadium we … Read More

Life Members Inducted at Gala Dinner

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Basketball Geelong officially opened the newest basketball facility in the region on Saturday 25th November, with the AWA Alliance Bank Stadium playing host to more than 200 guests on the brand-new courts for a gala dinner. While games have been played in the 6-court facility since the 4th November, Saturday night was an opportunity for the who’s who of basketball … Read More

A GIANT STEP UP

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The GBL has a new leader, with the Lara Giants taking the mantel of the leagues largest club. With a total of 53 teams Lara are 2 ahead of second placed YMCA and 4 teams ahead of regular league leader Pivot City. YMCA has the league largest number of Junior teams, with 45, while Sharks is the GBL’s biggest senior … Read More

GBL WRAP – Grand Finals – W17

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GBL WRAP – Grand Finals After a super-competitive regular season, the 2017 GBL Division 1 Women’s grand final featured Pivot City and Sharks for the second consecutive year. Eve Braslis kicked off proceedings with the first two baskets of the game, and Pivot City didn’t look back, never surrendering the lead. Sharks made a few spirited runs on the back … Read More

GBL WRAP – Finals Round 2 – W17

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GBL WRAP – Finals Round 2 Only 2 games made up the preliminary final round of the 2017 GBL finals. In the men’s preliminary final, CC Eagles have advanced to the grand final, following an impressive 76-52 win over YMCA. Liam McInerney put in a strong performance, scoring 23 points to lead the way for Christian College. Jacob Pupavac (19 … Read More

2017 Award Winners

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Basketball Geelong and the Luina Geelong Supercats congratulate all winners from last nights 2017 Awards Night. Special mention to Mark Brunger (Clubman of the year) and the McNicol Family (Volunteer of the year) who dedicate countless hours of their lives to making our association as good as it can be. Whether that’s by working on SEABL and BigV Game Nights … Read More

GBL WRAP – Finals Round 1 – W17

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GBL WRAP – Finals Round 1 The opening round of the 2017 GBL finals series has seen an upset to kick off men’s competition. A 6-0 start in the first 40 seconds set the tone as 4th placed YMCA upset 3rd placed Lara Giants 71-57 in a low scoring affair. The combination of Lewis Varley (22 points) and Emerson Varley … Read More

GBL WRAP – Round 19 – W17

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GBL WRAP – Round 19 The final round of the 2017 GBL Championship season kicked off with Deakin securing a last second win thanks to a Jeremy Diamond game winning tip in, final scores 67-65. Diamond led the way for Deakin, scoring a game high 23 points. Well supported by 19 points from Jesse Burn and 18 from Kirk Harris. … Read More

GBL WRAP – Round 18 – W17

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GBL WRAP – Round 18   The penultimate round of GBL Division 1 regular season action has opened with YMCA claiming a narrow victory over a competitive Sharks outfit 67-57. Young big man Jack Terrill has continued his break out season, leading all scorers with 16 points. Chris Brown and Emerson Varley provided the support with 12 points apiece. Sharks … Read More