The U12 Atom Girls coached by Luc Guenette and Josh Hodge (with fill in assistant coach Mme. Gaby) have won their third tournament of the fall, going 5-0 in Montreal at La Classique Des Citadins. The teams defense and conditioning led them to the victory in the championship game, winning by a big 43-7 margin.
The AAA/AA division was only four teams this year but those 4 were very competitive and provided for a great weekend of basketball. In their opening game, the Blazers faced the Gatineau Phoenix. The Blazers took the game 49-37. In their second game of the day, the Blazers faced the host Ottawa Next Level U16 team. [...]
The U16 girls entered the Chris Paulin AA/A tournament with unknown intentions. A nine player team, with lots of heart and not much practice time took the floor together for the first time on the Friday night against Gloucester Wolverines. They came out playing great as a team, taking the opener 52-20. Game 2 Saturday morning [...]
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 [...]
The U16 ladies completed a great OBLEast season by bringing home a gold medal from their weekend tourney. Despite their record and wins against stronger teams they were seeded in Division 2 but got some satisfaction by going 4-1 on weekend and claiming the gold medal in a thriller 40-38. On the first day they defeated [...]
The U16 girls travelled to Hamilton to take part in one of the biggest tournaments in Ontario, Blessed Sacrament Yellow Jackets Tournament. The girls had a very good run in Division 3 winning 3 and losing one in the round robin play. This set them up with a rematch versus Barrie Royals who beat them 32-29 [...]
Although not as memorable as 2018's game winning buzzer beater to win the Gold, the 2019 gold medal feels just as good. The U14 girls coached by Colin Jardine, Kevin Perkins and Dave Kelly went 5-0 en route to the gold medal. In the 7 team round robin, the girls went 4-0 to tie the Kingston [...]
The U14 girls coached by Andrea Wright completed a perfect weekend with a 46-39 victory over Ottawa South U13 Bedrock in the Championship game of the AA Stacey Dales Invitational Tournament. The girls went 4-0 taking down Gloucester Selects, and Nepean Blue Devils in round robin, and then Naismith Basketball in the semi finals. Congrats to [...]
From 0-12 last season to 14-9 and the 2019 EOBA Silver medalist. The U10 girls, behind coaching from Dennis Dickson, Tyler Andress and Ryan McFadden, saved their best game of the season for their last game. The girls played a great year ending tournament, finishing second in their pool. In the semi finals, they faced the [...]
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
The U11 girls are on a roll this year. They are coming off a Bronze medal win in the IEM U11 Girls tournament where they went 3-1. This past weekend, they hosted the U12 Girls Stacey Dales Invitational Tournament where the captured the gold medal, playing against some U12 teams. The defeated Gloucester, Ottawa South U11 [...]
Coach Luc led the ladies into Barrie ON for their first tournament of the year in the Barrie Royals Winter Classic. After dropping a close game to start the tournament to North Toronto 28-26, they rebounded with a huge 56-3 win vs Kitchener Waterloo. In the semis, they won and took the gold medal with a [...]
The U14 Girls Jardine had a great 2018 Chris Paulin Tournament going 4-0 and winning the Division 1 AAA Championship and the Gold Medal. The girls defeated South Simcoe on Friday night, and followed that up with a win over host Ottawa Next Level on saturday morning. Winning their pool allowed them to move directly into [...]