St Mary Defends Home Tournament Tournament Title
On September 29, 2013, The St Mary Crusaders of Hamilton, Ontario defended the St Mary’s Senior Girls Tip-Off Classic Tournament Championship with a 70-39 win over Eastview Wildcats.
In winning the 16 team tournament that they host, the Crusaders also defended their Championship after winning last year as well.
In the Semi-Finals, St Mary who emerged as the winner of …
Ontario U17s Win 2013 Canada Games Gold
On August 17, 2013, Team Ontario defended their title as U17 Canadian National Champions with a 61-41 win over Team British Columbia.
Ten point performances by Shay Colley, Christina Buttenham and Cheyenne Creighton led Ontario’s offensive output, and defended the National title they have won consecutively since 2011.
After launching out to a 15-2 lead by the midway point of …
Team Ontario U17s, Coach Gram Ready For Summer
With a busy summer on the horizon for Ontario Basketball,
they have announced their senior Provincial Team, the U17s.
“We are a goal-oriented team, both as individuals,
and as a collective,” said Team Ontario Head Coach,
This year’s team is choosing to stay on top of the gains
they make on a daily basis as a way to …
Senior Team Wins 2013 JUEL All-Star Game
On May 25, 2013, the JUEL All-Star Game was held at Georgian College in Barrie, ON. The league’s best were split up in a game that saw the Seniors out last the team of Underclasswomen, by a score of 78-68 in an entertaining, wide open game.
In a similar fashion to last year’s game, the Underclasswomen pushed out to …
JUEL 2013 League Leaders
With another JUEL season in the books, there were many standout performances.
Here’s how some of the major categories played out in terms of their Top 5 finishers for the 2013 season:
Top 5 Scoring Leaders
|1. Kia Nurse||2. Victoria Rampado||3. Bridget Carleton||4. Samantha Cooper||5. Melissa Tatti|
|26.2 PPG||20.4 PPG||17.8 PPG||17.6 PPG||17.3|
2013 JUEL All-Star Game Rosters
On May 25, 2013 the JUEL league will be hosting their annual All-Star Game, acknowledging the leagues best Senior and Underclass players.
This year’s event is scheduled to take place at Georgian College, in Barrie, Ontario.
Last year’s event produced a couple of surprises which saw the Underclass team almost pull out a victory. With the rosters now set, it …
JUEL 2013 Season Individual Award Winners
With another JUEL season in the books, the individual award winners have been revealed.
After all was said and done, these players were recognized by the league as standouts for their play throughout the season in the following categories:
First Team All-Star
|Kia Nurse||Hamilton Transway|
|Victoria Rampado||Niagara JUEL|
|Shay Colley||Brampton Warriors|
|Sam Cooper||Barrie Royals|
JUEL Championship Finals In Pictures
Pictures taken during the May 12, 2013 JUEL Championship Final between the Brampton Warriors and Hamilton Transway.
In intense game like this one, there was no shortage of photo opportunities. Here are just some of them that I was able to capture.
Transway Wins 2013 JUEL Championship
On May 12, 2013, Hamilton Transway defeated the Brampton Warriors by a score of 88-82 to claim the 2013 JUEL Championship title.
“It’s really tough to put in words. It’s really being a tough JUEL season with great performances all over the place. For us to finish off as [playoff] champions…I couldn’t be happier,” said Transway Head Coach, Nate McKibbon.…
JUEL Session 2 In Pictures
The JUEL season rolled on February 2 and 3, 2013 and CROWN was on hand to catch the action in Barrie and Mississauga, Ontario.
The action on this weekend saw the end of exhibition action and the start of regular season games. With the teams having a number of games now under their belts and beginning to gel and the …
Buttenham (’14) Commits Early To Iowa Hawkeyes
Christina Buttenham (5’11”, G/F, St Mary’s, 2014) of Hamilton, ON has given the University of Iowa a verbal commitment to attend in the Fall of 2014.
The Iowa Hawkeyes Staff and players left Buttenham with a comfortable feeling, which started as soon as the NCAA contact window opened back on September 1, 2012. Their personal touch, was one of the …
Canada Basketball Reveals Dec 2012 National Assessment Camp Invites
The camp is scheduled for December 18-22 at Toronto, Ontario’s Humber College, and will serve as one of the many tryout sessions for both the U16 and U19, 2013 National summer teams.
This particular …
Knights Win More Hoops Tournament Championship; Nurse Named MVP
The game was highlighted by a 26-point performance by tournament MVP, Kia Nurse (6’0”, G, St Thomas More, 2014) of the Knights. Christina Buttenham (5’11”, F, St Mary’s, 2014) led the Crusaders with 18-points as her team fell short.
The tournament Final, was yet another chapter in the rivalry between these two schools, which are easily considered the premier teams …
2012 Canadian Cadette Roster Revealed
On August 7, 2012, Canadian Cadette Head Coach, Carly Clarke, officially announced the roster that she will be looking to guide in the FIBA U17 Women’s World Championships.
This year’s tournament will take place in Amsderdam, Netherlands and will host many from the core of the Canadian squad that placed Third last summer, at the FIBA Americas U16 event in …