Supercats off to Under 16 National Championships

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Tweet Geelong Supercats junior representative players Tom Doedee and Jacob Pupavac were selected in the Basketball Victoria Country Under 16 State team back in April. The pair have been training and attending camps with the team over the last six weeks, and this weekend will head to Tamworth to compete in the Australian Under 16 National Championships over the next … Read More

Big V Round 13 Preview

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Tweet Division 1 Men (5th 8-7 Terril Conference): vs. Warrnambool (3rd Terril Conference 8-6) @ Geelong Arena Annex, Sunday 3.00pm The mark of a good team is to overcome any obstacles thrown at them. That’s why Big V Supercats’ coach Shayne Bow was justifiably proud of his team following last Sunday’s 85-81 win over Altona. Missing key big man Ben … Read More

Supercats Five Game Memberships Now Available

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Tweet The St Laurence Geelong Supercats and the Roderick Geelong Lady Supercats are a force to be reckoned with this year – with the girls going undefeated so far on their home court and the guys losing just one game at the Geelong Arena.  With only five regular season home games remaining in the 2012 season, now is the perfect … Read More

Huge Weekend Looms for Supercats

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Tweet The Supercats face a tough double header this weekend, beginning with a home game at the Geelong Arena tonight against the Brisbane Spartans.  The Roderick Geelong Lady Supercats tip off at 6pm first up, and will be looking to continue their unbeaten home record in 2012. They travelled to Brisbane just two weeks ago to take on the Lady … Read More

Silver medal for Australia at Worlds

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Tweet The Australian Under 17 Men’s Basketball team has won silver at the 2012 FIBA U17 World Championship in Kaunas, Lithuania, falling to the USA in the gold medal game, the Americans running away in the end with a 95-62 win to go undefeated for the tournament.  Dante Exum, son of former Geelong Supercats player Cecil Exum, starred throughout the … Read More

BOOMERS LIMITED TICKET RELEASE

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Tweet Basketball Geelong has today released 100 standing room only tickets for the Boomers v Greece match next Wednesday 27 June 2012. With General Admission already sold out and limited corporate seats available, tickets to the game are in high demand. Basketball Geelong Chief Executive Officer Andrew Scotford says the demand for these tickets from the Geelong community highlights the … Read More

Big V Round 16 Preview

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Tweet Division 1 Men (4th Terril Conference 11-8): vs. Mildura (2nd Terril Conference 14-6) @ Mildura Basketball Stadium, Saturday 8.00pm A chance to lock away a berth in the finals was missed by Geelong, after splitting its weekend double-header. The Big V Supercats were blown away in the second quarter of Saturday night’s 91-74 loss to McKinnon, with the Cougars … Read More

O’Brien hails defence in win

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Tweet Roderick Geelong Lady Supercats coach Paul O’Brien hailed his team’s defensive end as it cruised to a 75-49 victory against Brisbane Friday night. Candice Rogers had 22 points and 10 boards to lead the way as the Lady Supercats outscored the Lady Spartans by 13 points in the final period. Abby Schrader had 14 points while Deanna Smith was … Read More

Lady Supercats’ depth comes to the fore

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Tweet The Roderick Geelong Lady Supercats overcame a slow first quarter to beat Kilsyth 76-70 at The Arena Friday night. Stand-in captain Deanna Smith led the team perfectly, agonisingly close to a triple-double with 22 points, 13 assists, nine rebounds and seven steals. Regular captain Kylie Morrissy missed with a heavy illness. Smith was supported by her fellow starters, all … Read More

Rocket from coach inspires win

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Tweet A half-time rocket from stand-in head coach Leon O’Neill sprung the St. Laurence Geelong Supercats into action as they came out and dominated Brisbane in the second half. Down by five points at the main break, the Supercats wrestled back the lead in the third period to hold a 13 point lead at the final break and finish 79-60 winners Friday … Read More