THE ED BELL AWARD IS NAMED AFTER A LOCAL HALL OF FAMER WHO SPENT 40 YEARS COACHING AND FOUNDING THE BROCKVILLE BLAZERS. MR. BELL WAS INDUCTED INTO THE HALL OF FAME IN BROCKVILLE IN 2012. THE WINNER OF THE 2019 ED BELL AWARD IS HANNAH BURT. HANNAH STARTED PLAYING BASKETBALL IN GRADE 7 WITH THE BLAZERS. [...]
The Brockville Blazers hosted their annual year ending Award Ceremony where several players were recognized by their coaches for their hard work and dedication this year. Each coach gave a brief speech about their team and season and followed up with awards. The link to the photos from the event are HERE The following list of [...]
https://www.basketballforcoaches.com/basketball-workouts/ Advanced Guard Basketball Workout: The Advanced Guard Workout is a tough workout consisting of 281 made shots that focus on scoring out of the pick-and-roll, different ways of finishing at the basket, and outside shooting. A great basketball workout for all guards. Drill #1 - Form Shooting — 20 Made Shots Make shots shooting from the [...]
Expectations for Coach Crotty weren't very high this year going into the season but his team seemingly had it out to prove him wrong. The U12 boys went into provincials, the 3rd highest seeded Eastern Ontario team and didn't disappoint in Division 8 of Ontario Cup. They went 3-0 in the round robin including an OT [...]
The U14 Boys finished off their EOBA schedule with a great performance in front of the home fans. The Boys finished their pool play 2-0 with wins over Nepean U13 Blue Devils and the Belleville Spirits in Overtime. Their semi final game against Ottawa Shooting Stars was tight until their pressure defense gave them a lead [...]
The 2019 Brockville Blazers bursary program is now taking applications. The forms can be found at the following link: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1z_0-Cx1LJTD_oKxjoyL8hi7GhehUpjsb They can be emailed to email@example.com or given to any Blazers executive member. The deadline is May 30, 2019. The bursary awards will be given out at the year end awards ceremony.
Silver medals for U12 Boys in Division 2 The U12 Boys coached by Jason Crotty and Brian Kloosterman came home with a silver medal from the Kanata hosted Chris Paulin Tournament on Dec 1-2. The boys went 3-1 in the tournament losing to Halton in the finals, who they beat in the round robin. They played [...]
The Major Atom Boys are off to a great start with a 5-1 record through 2 weeks of play. The Minor Atom Girls are sitting at 5-1 with only one loss to a tough Major Atom Gloucester team. The Major Bantam Girls - Jardine won 3 of 4 to start their season, and Major Bantam Girls [...]
LifeFit Athletics and the Brockville Blazers are teaming up with each other to give some of the Girls teams, Bantam and Midget, training in areas not usually touched on in typical basketball practices. The Blazers will be put through some speed and agility training over a few weekend sessions and also receive some direction [...]
The 2018 Blazer Award Ceremony was held at BCI on June 30th. The place was packed and the temperature outside and inside didn't deter the teams from celebrating their seasons. The following players were highlighted as deserving of awards from their coaches and peers: NOVICE BOYS COACH AWARD – MATTHEW MORRISON NOVICE BOYS COACH AWARD [...]
THE BROCKVILLE BLAZERS ARE PROUD TO ANNOUNCE OUR 2O18-19 COACHES FOR OUR COMPETITIVE OBA TEAMS U10 NOVICE GIRLS HEAD COACH - DENNIS DICKSON (PREVIOUS NOVICE GIRLS 2 HEAD COACH) ASSISTANT COACH - U12 ATOM BOYS HEAD COACH - JASON CROTTY (RETURNING ATOM COACH) ASSISTANT COACH - BRIAN KLOOSTERMAN U12 ATOM GIRLS HEAD COACH - LUC GUENETTE [...]
The junior boys team coached by Scott Meeson came home from Montreal with a championship from the Page Cup. The team has been extremely busy this spring and early summer with tournaments around Ontario, Quebec and New York.
When the votes were counted, Team of the Year honours went to the Blazers Midget Girls basketball team at the Kinsmen Sports Hall of Fame Banquet held Thursday June 15th at the Brockville Memorial Centre. The Blazers beat out the Midget C Angels Girls Hockey team; The Upper Canada River Otters, The Ange Gabriel Intermediate girls Basketball [...]
The Major Midget Boys competed in the Markham Union Minor Basketball Association Tournament (MUMBA) this past weekend. They used this as a springboard to get ready for the OBL East championships coming up. At the MUMBA, the boys went 2-1 in round robin play and made the Bronze Medal game on Sunday. In the Bronze game, [...]