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FORCE U16 Boys are Etobicoke Tournament Champions, Bring the Gold

U16 FORCE Boys Take Etobicoke Thunder Tourney Gold!

What a Golden weekend! The FORCE boys fought hard all weekend and saved their best for last. The Team went 4-0 from Friday to Sunday (Feb 14-16, 2020) to capture the championship win over the Mississauga Monarchs. Two elite teams with a great rivalry brought out […]

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FORCE U11 Girls Run it All the Way in Blessed Sacrament Tourney!

U11 FORCE Girls Go 5-0, Win Blessed Sacrament Tournament

It was an eventful weekend for the Burlington Force U11 Girls who finished the weekend (Feb 15-16, 2020) at the Blessed Sacrament Tournament in Hamilton. They showcased their teamwork, grit, and determination solidifying the gold medal win!

What’s Next?

They girls are a provincial level powerhouse! Their performance to […]

By |February 18th, 2020|Categories: News, Tournaments|Tags: |Comments Off on FORCE U11 Girls Run it All the Way in Blessed Sacrament Tourney!

Canadian Uports Basketball – What it Means to be a University Student Athlete           

Shifting from a high school athletic program into a college one can be an exciting yet intimidating transition. In Canada, it’s not all about what you can do on the court. There’s very important characteristics university recruiters – U Sports schools – place on the athlete as a person. As a student. Basketball talent will […]

By |February 14th, 2020|Categories: Articles|0 Comments

FORCE U10 Girls Go Undefeated, Win MUMBA Tourney Gold

U10 FORCE Girls 4-0 Record Powers them to MUMBA Tourney Gold!

The Force U10 Girls (Team Sam) rolled into Markham last weekend (Feb 8-9, 2020) and had only winning on their mind. They proved too much for the competition in their pool, winning tourney GOLD.

On Saturday, they earned wins against Peterborough Power […]

By |February 11th, 2020|Categories: News, Tournaments|Tags: |Comments Off on FORCE U10 Girls Go Undefeated, Win MUMBA Tourney Gold

FORCE U13 Girls go to HoopDome, Take Gold

U13 FORCE Girls Take Gold at the HoopDome

The Force U13 Girls (Team Whiteman) won the gold medal at the HoopDome Tournament January 31 – February 2nd. After a tough loss to the Triple Threat on Saturday night the girls battled hard against the talented team again on Sunday afternoon. With a strong team […]

By |February 4th, 2020|Categories: News, Tournaments|Tags: |Comments Off on FORCE U13 Girls go to HoopDome, Take Gold

FORCE U15 Boys Earn Top Spot in Pelham Tourney

U15 FORCE Boys Go 4-0 at Pelham Tournament in Niagara Region

The U15 Boys came away with the win at the Pelham Panthers Tournament over the January 3-5 weekend.  The team went a perfect 4-0 in the round robin.  A great team effort at their first tournament of the season.

What’s Next […]

By |January 20th, 2020|Categories: News, Tournaments|Tags: |Comments Off on FORCE U15 Boys Earn Top Spot in Pelham Tourney

4 Elements to Great Shooting in Basketball

When strengthening your basketball game there are so many skills to work on, it can feel intimidating to know where to place your focus in order to improve your overall game the most. Dribbling, passing, shooting and learning plays are all important aspects of great basketball IQ, as well as a great on-court game. […]

By |January 17th, 2020|Categories: Articles, Youth Health & Fitness|Tags: |0 Comments

FORCE U16 Boys Take Home MUMBA Tourney Championship

U16 FORCE Boys Bekker Take MUMBA Gold!

Despite a weather-shortened tournament this past weekend (Jan 11-12), our phenomenal group of boys competed as a team and took top spot in the MUMBA tournament in Markham, ON.

An All-Star FORCE

As a special shout out to our Team MVP Calvin Adams and the Tournament MVP was Hector Rosas (and […]

By |January 16th, 2020|Categories: News, Tournaments|Tags: |Comments Off on FORCE U16 Boys Take Home MUMBA Tourney Championship

‘Tis the Season – Our U10 Boys FORCE Team Gives Back to the Community!

Happy Holidays Means Spreading Cheer!

Shout out to our U10 Boys for their thoughtfulness and generosity this Holiday Season

‘It’s the season for giving! Coach Tara and Coach Cam are so proud of their U10 Boys B Team. The boys generously donated gift cards, toys, clothes, books and toiletries to the Halton Women’s Place this holiday season. […]

By |December 24th, 2019|Categories: News|0 Comments

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