Staff changes at Basketball Geelong

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Over the next 6 weeks the landscape of Basketball Geelong will change significantly with both Operations Manager Sarah Monck and CEO Dean Anglin departing. The CEO will finish with BG on the 23rd of November (next Friday) and Ms Monck on the eve of the Christmas break, December 21st. Therefore the Basketball Geelong Commission are pleased to announce the following staff … Read More

YMCA top of BVCC

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Geelong’s YMCA Basketball Club has taken out the Max Bowman Memorial Shield for the most successful club at the BVCC Club Championships for 2018. It’s a shield that has spent a lot of time in Geelong, with Pivot City winning it for the past 7 years straight. The Max Bowman award capped off a great weekend for the YMCA who … Read More

2018 Award Winners

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On Saturday the 22nd of September Basketball Geelong crowned the GBL, SEABL, BigV and ASSOCIATION award winners for 2018. Congratulations to all the recipients and thank you for everything you have provided to our association and club throughout the year. BASKETBALL GEELONG – AWARD WINNERS 2018 ASSOCIATION AWARDS WINNER The ‘Hamish Sorenson’ Jnr Referee of the year Brandon Velickovic The … Read More

Statement regarding Barwon Basketball

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Basketball Geelong Inc. is disappointed in the article published today in the Geelong Advertiser inferring that junior basketball is in tatters in the Geelong region following a breakdown in discussions between the regions associations regarding unified strategies. Basketball in the Geelong region is thriving, not dying as some might have you believe. The article inspired by an exclusive Press Release … Read More

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