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Eye on the Ball Basketball News Blog

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Girls in Basketball. A Movement in Canada, Success in Burlington

Basketball is quickly becoming a popular and fast-growing sport in Canada. The success of the Toronto Raptors has grabbed the attention of Canadian youth, giving them reason to aspire to one day reach the NBA. In fact, more Canadians are playing in the NBA than ever before! Basketball is especially growing among Canadian girls, […]

By | May 15th, 2018|Categories: Articles, Youth Health & Fitness|0 Comments

Burlington Rising Stars “REPRESENT”at the OBL All Star Showcase

The FORCE Rep Program features some rising Stars!

Congratulations to the 4 boys selected from Burlington FORCE teams to play in the Ontario Basketball Association League’s All-Star Showcase.

By | May 2nd, 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments

FORCE U14 Boys Capture Ontario Basketball League Pool A Championship; Compete in Ontario Cup!

Champs! Our U14 Boys FORCE rep (Team 1) played in championship style this weekend right here in Burlington during the final weekend of Ontario Basketball League play. Winning Pool A in OBL league play leaves one more objective – to end the season with a strong performance in London for the upcoming Ontario Basketball […]

By | April 25th, 2018|Categories: News, Tournaments|Tags: |0 Comments

FORCE U14 Boys Team 2 Win Big, Take OBL Pool G Championship +Ontario Cup Update!

Our U14 Boys are an unstoppable FORCE! Our second U14 FORCE Team 2 also captured their division championship, wrapping up Division G with a decisive 5-1 record in the final stretch of the Ontario Basketball League this past weekend.

This group of boys has worked hard all year, building on recent success that saw them […]

By | April 25th, 2018|Categories: News, Tournaments|Tags: |0 Comments

Burlington U17 FORCE Boys Capture Silver in Newmarket Tournament

Burlington’s U17 FORCE Team Off to a Great Start!

Coach Cam Besseling’s squad fought to a well earned Silver Medal in the IEM Newmarket tournament this past weekend (April 20-22, 2018).

Our boys were in the battle for gold, having beat the Belleville Spirits by one point in pool play, but lost by five points in a rematch […]

By | April 24th, 2018|Categories: News, Tournaments|Tags: |0 Comments

Boys U16 (2002) Summer Elite Team

About our “FORCE” Competitive Program:

At each age level for both boys and girls, FORCE teams represent our program competitively.

Our Teams compete at the provincial level and play a full season. Players commit to practices, tournament participation, Ontario Basketball League play which culminates in the Ontario Provincial Cup event each spring.

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By | April 21st, 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments

Playing Sports: Helping Girls Succeed in all Areas of Life

Traditionally people expect boys to be sports stars, and girls to find something more ‘girly’ to entertain themselves. Thankfully this division is changing and girls in Canada continue to become much more active in sports. All physical activity has major benefits for girls, but team sports like basketball have shown to […]

By | April 16th, 2018|Categories: Articles, Youth Health & Fitness|Tags: |0 Comments

FORCE U10 Boys Win OBA Championship to Cap Season!

A season full of successes has led to an amazing result for the Burlington FORCE U10 Boys! Under the leadership of Coach Derek Sharpe, the final OBA Tournament in London proved GOLDEN! 

How they Captured the OBA Championship!

Our FORCE U10 Boys took the Division 3 Ontario Cup Championship in London, Ontario […]

By | April 9th, 2018|Categories: News, Tournaments|Tags: |0 Comments

Prep 4 Rep Program – Learn Skills for a Great Rep Tryout!

About our “FORCE” Competitive Program:

At each age level for both boys and girls, FORCE teams represent our program competitively.

Our Teams compete at the provincial level and play a full season. Players commit to practices, tournament participation, Ontario Basketball League play which culminates in the Ontario Provincial Cup event each spring.

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By | March 29th, 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments

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