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U14 FORCE Boys Win Blessed Sacrament Major Bantam Tournament

More Great Results from U14 FORCE Boys!

The FORCE U14 Boys – Lucyk team carried on their strong season performance with a GOLD medal win in Division 1 of the Blessed Sacrament Major Bantam Tournament in Hamilton on March 3-5.

The boys achieved an undefeated 5-0 result by beating Ancaster, Milton, Tecumseh and Brantford in pool […]

By |March 12th, 2020|Categories: News, Tournaments|Tags: |Comments Off on U14 FORCE Boys Win Blessed Sacrament Major Bantam Tournament

FORCE U14 Girls Win Gold at Blessed Sacrament Tourney

U14 FORCE Girls Win Gold in Hamilton

The U14 Force girls (Steiner) GOLD in Pool B competition at the Blessed Sacrament Tournament this weekend (Feb 7-8 2020). Way to go girls – fantastic results!

The FORCE Girls keep rolling in 2020. Look out for them and all our 2020 FORCE rep teams and show […]

By |March 9th, 2020|Categories: News, Tournaments|Tags: |Comments Off on FORCE U14 Girls Win Gold at Blessed Sacrament Tourney

FORCE U16 Boys Win Again, Bring Home Gold from Gloucester

U16 FORCE Boys Bekker Win Gloucester-Cumberland Gold!

The U16 Force 2 team traveled to the nation’s capital last weekend for the Gloucester-Cumberland tournament and came back with gold! The team dominated both ends of the court with contributions from all players (including coaching support from injured player Alex Marenick). Oscar St. James-Kush (00) was named player […]

By |March 2nd, 2020|Categories: News, Tournaments|Tags: |Comments Off on FORCE U16 Boys Win Again, Bring Home Gold from Gloucester

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 […]

By |February 18th, 2020|Categories: News, Tournaments|Tags: |Comments Off on FORCE U16 Boys are Etobicoke Tournament Champions, Bring the Gold

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 U Sports 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|Comments Off on Canadian U Sports Basketball – What it Means to be a University Student Athlete           

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

Free Skills Clinic by Higher Training Basketball Academy

Interested in some free basketball skills training?

A local coach is offering a free skills clinic Sunday February  2, 2020 at Haber Recreation Centre from 2:30 – 6pm

Who’s it for? For players in grades 7-10.

To request more information, email Higher Training Basketball at hhlt46167@gmail.com

By |January 28th, 2020|Categories: News|Comments Off on Free Skills Clinic by Higher Training Basketball Academy

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