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Selections, Selections, Selections!!

Posted on October 1, 2018 in ,

A massive congratulations to the following Taree Tornadoes for their selections! This weekend Ciara Wilkinson has been playing at Tamworth in the U12 Jamboree while Maddie Prowse and Zac Davis are there after being selected to referee. Annika Scott has been chosen for D League and to play in the Australian Country Junior Cup. Kirra…

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Do you want to play State League?

Posted on August 3, 2018 in , ,

STATE LEAGUE ANYONE!!! It’s time to “test the waters” regarding our ambition to establish a Taree Tornadoes Men’s State League Team. Update on where we stand: Basketball NSW are very supportive & excited about our intention to play; Taree Basketball Committee is obviously very supportive; We have BLF (Big Lonnie Funderburke) ready to go; Whilst…

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Aussie Hoops!!

Posted on July 29, 2018 in ,

Aussie Hoops tips off at Saxby’s Stadium, on Saturday August 4 from 9-9.50 am. Aussie Hoops is Basketball Australia’s official introductory program, which provides a fun and inclusive basketball experience for 5 – 10 year old girls and boys. The cost for this eight week program is $100.00 and this includes and Aussie Hoops bag,…

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6.00am Training

Posted on June 7, 2018 in , ,

its a 6.00am start to training for teams off the Country titles Lonnie Funderburke runs an eye of the U18 Men’s team off to Newcastle Should Taree have an SBL Team Lonnie is 203cm tall and he plays as center and a power forward. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia. He has played for Tennessee…

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Annika Scott in the Top 50 players in NSW

Posted on May 27, 2018 in

Annika attended the NSW Basketball U14 Talented Athlete Camp at Sydney Academy of Sport, Narrabeen. There were 25 NSW country girls selected to attend the 3 day camp and 25 Metro girls too. Well done to Annika for being 1 of the 4 bottom aged girls selected to attend. She had an amazing time, met…

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