Tuesday, 19th November, 2019

Basketball

Hunters run rampant in Waratah League final to claim championship crown

The Newcastle Hunters have been crowned Waratah Basketball League women's champions, after sweeping aside the Canberra Nationals 86-61 in the title-decider at Breakers Indoor Sports Stadium in Terrigal on Sunday afternoon. Club captain Jaimee Seebohm...

Young Hunters look to extended shining streak against nation’s best in Ballarat – photos

The Newcastle Hunters under 14s are looking to extend their unbeaten run as they come face-to-face with the best Australia has to offer when they travel to Ballarat for the Under-14 National Club Championships in...

Barnes, Batkovic and Putney inducted into Hunter Region Sporting Hall of Fame

Suzy Batkovic, Belinda Barnes, and Ann-Maree Putney have joined more than 300 local stars in the Hunter Region Sporting Hall of Fame this week after an induction ceremony at the Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club. Both...

First loss of the season won’t slow pace-setting Hunters’ championship tilt: Seebohm

After nineteen straight victories in the Waratah League, the Newcastle Hunters have finally tasted defeat after going down 80-63 at the hands of top-table contenders the Hornsby Spiders at the Brickpit on Saturday evening. The...

Hunter trio share stories of resilience, strength with young sports stars at education seminar

Nearly one hundred young female sports stars and their parents from the Hunter region hung on every word at Hunter Sports High's gymnasium as Cassidy McLean, Gema Simon, and Sam Poolman shared their stories...

Meet Gema Simon, Cassidy McLean and Sam Poolman at girls sport education seminar

Young women playing sport across Newcastle and the Hunter will have a chance next week to listen to and speak to World Cup superstar Gema Simon, Super Netball veteran Sam Poolman, rising WNBL talent...

Invincible Hunters eyeing championship glory as ‘great year’ rolls on towards playoffs

The Newcastle Hunters are enjoying one of their most dominant runs in the Waratah League in recent history. After nineteen rounds, nine on the road and ten on home soil, Shannon Seebohm's league-leading outfit...

Palmer signs with University of Texas for upcoming 2019/20 season

Young Novocastrian talent Isabel Palmer has accepted a contract with the University of Texas, after they offered a National Letter of Intent to the Gems guard earlier this week. Palmer, who was named 2018 New...

Palmer set to rejoin the Gems for Under-19 World Cup in July

Isabel Palmer has been named as part of the 24-player squad bound for the 2019 FIBA Under-19 World Cup in July. The roster - brimming with college and WNBL talent - is set to hold...

‘I always wanted to leave a legacy’: WNBL MVP medal to be named after...

The Women’s National Basketball League has announced the competition’s most valuable player will be presented the Suzy Batkovic Medal from next season. It's news Newcastle's basketballing queen never expected, even after her retirement was heralded...