WESSEX BASKETBALL PROPOSALS FOR AGM - 18 July 19
This is the advance notice of the Wessex AGM which will take place at Queen Mary’s College Basingstoke on Thursday the 18 July at 7.45 PM.
Please note that in accordance with the Constitution any proposals must be submitted to the Secretary email address by the 30 April 2019.
WARRIOR BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT
Wessex basketball were well represented at the annual Warrior Weekend Invitational Tournament hosted by the British Army with all but the Army teams from the Wessex Region. The Ladies of Aztec Storm were victorious again with good wins against the Army and Southampton Sharks to lift the title. The U23 saw a much closer competition with the wessex U23 losing to free throws at the end of the game to a victorious Farnborough U23 side. In the mens competition a shortened roster South Banks were edged out by an inform Woking Blackhawks side whose demonstration of 3 pt shooting was outstanding and saw them victorious.
WESSEX BASKETBALL CUP FINALS DAY - Sunday 27 Jan 19
The Wessex Basketball Cup finals day took place on Sunday 27th January 2019 at the Aldershot Garrison Sports Centre. The results of the finals were:
Karl Taylor Plate
Yateley Silverbacks 2 51 v Woodley Thunder
78 - MVP E Gakpo (Woodley)
Richard Bell Plate
Camberley Goldhawks 47 v Swindon Shock 66 - MVP E Bush (Swindon)
Karl Taylor Cup
South Bucks Comets 73 v Woking Blackhawk Hunters 58 - MVP C McIntyre (South Bucks)
Richard Bell Cup
Aldworth Arrows 35 v Aztec Storm 47 - MVP N Upfold (Aztecs)
EAGLE RADIO LOCAL HEROES AWARD - PETE DAINES YATELEY SILVERBACKS
Wessex Basketball would like to congratulate Pete Daines of Yateley Silverbacks Basketball Club
on his award by Eagle Radio in their annual Local Hero's awards for his services to Sport. The full sports award citation and videos of the award can be found here. Congratulations Pete on a thoroughly well deserved award for all you do for basketball.
WESSEX BASKETBALL OFFICIALS PRE-SEASON MEETING.
Wessex Basketball will be hosting two pre-season meetings for all officials on Tue 18 Sep 18 and Fri 21 Sep 18. All officials who wish to officiate in Wessex basketball in the season 18/19 are required to attend one of these meeting prior to appointments being given. The meeting will include an update on the new rules coming in for this season as well as particular Wrssex League issues. Coaches and players alike can also attend these meeting to ensure that the new rules are articulated across the league.
WESSEX BASKETBALL TABLE OFFICIATING
The changing of the rules has had an effect on table officiating please find attached here a copy of the new rules and there affect on Table officiating in particular the 24 sec shot clock operator.
WESSEX LEAGUE PRE-SEASON MEETING
The Wessex League pre-season meeting took place on Wed 12 Sep. A copy of the PowerPoint presentation given at the meeting can be found here.