VJBL Wrap July 27th 2012

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Tweet Victorian Junior Championship Under 16 Boys Round 5 Geelong Supercats 25 lost to Melbourne 89 Top Scorers: Not Supplied Best Players: Not Supplied Coach’s Comment: Not Supplied Next week’s opponent & venue: Not Supplied Under 14 Boys Round 5 Geelong Supercats 69 def. Kilsyth 40 Top Scorers: M. Kos 15, A. Forsyth 13, M. Sutej Best Players: M. Sutej, … Read More

Good news for George during SEABL Call to Arms

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Tweet Former Geelong Supercats player Daniel George was overjoyed to recieve the news last week that after three cycles of chemo-therapy, his cancer has gone.  Diagnosed in April this year with testicular cancer, George underwent immediate surgery and has been undergoing chemo-therapy treatments since to try and beat the illness. When the Geelong Supercats learned of George’s situation, they immediately offered … Read More

Big V Division 1 start their title defence

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Tweet After defeating Sunbury yesterday in the final game of the regular season, the Geelong Supercats Big V Division 1 men’s team secured third pace on the Terril conference ladder, setting up a first round finals match up on the road with Hawthorn Magic who finished 2nd on the Watson conference ladder.  The first round of finals will be a … Read More

Big V Preview Finals Week 1

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Tweet Division 1 Men (3rd Terril Conference 13-9): vs. Hawthorn (2nd Watson Conference) @ Boroondara Sports Complex, Saturday 8.15pm Friday night’s AFL clash between the Cats and Hawks isn’t the only meaningful sporting contest between Geelong and Hawthorn this weekend. The Big V Supercats and Magic will meet in a cut-throat elimination final for the right to progress to week … Read More

Barrett, Friend prove major holes

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Tweet The St Laurence Geelong Supercats fell to their fifth loss of the season, 61-83 against Kilsyth, a sluggish opening quarter to blame at The Arena Friday night. The Supercats failed to lead at any stage throughout the night as the Cobras got on top from the outset and maintained a healthy lead for the rest of the night. Severely … Read More

Stakes are high for Supercats

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Tweet The stakes have never been higher for the St Laurence Geelong Supercats and the Roderick Geelong Lady Supercats this weekend as they face two of the toughest games of the year. Starting off on Saturday night, the teams will travel to the new State Basketball Centre for the first time to take on South Conference rivals, the Knox Raiders. … Read More

MVP favourite out for season

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Tweet St Laurence Geelong Supercats star import, Kimmani Barrett, will miss the remainder of the 2012 SEABL season after going down with knee injury in Ballarat last week. Initial reports were hopeful that it may have been just a hyper-extension and strain with a couple of weeks off – but after receiving the results from the MRI late in the … Read More

2012 Celebration of Basketball in Geelong announced

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Tweet Basketball Geelong and the Geelong Supercats are pleased to announced that Saturday 22nd September has been chosen as the date for the inaugural 2012 Celebration of Basketball in Geelong.   The past twelve months has seen a number of changes across both Basketball Geelong and the Geelong Supercats – with of course the most significant being the merging of … Read More

Yellow Jerseys to be Auctioned for Charity

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Tweet The St Laurence Geelong Supercats will auction off their unique yellow jerseys which they wore in two games against the Brisbane Spartans this year.  The jerseys were worn in support of former Supercat, now Spartan, Daniel George, who was diagnosed with testicular cancer earlier this year. Yellow is the colour of men’s health, and in particular cancer, and the … Read More

Big V Round 14 Preview

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Tweet Division 1 Men (4th Terril Conference 9-7): vs. Melbourne University (6th Terril Conference 5-11) @ Melbourne University Sports Centre, Saturday 8.30pm A stunning first quarter shooting performance from Dane Bow laid the foundation for Geelong’s impressive 91-78 win over archrivals Warrnambool on Sunday. Bow had 17 of his 24 points in the opening stanza, including five bombs from outside … Read More