Monday, 16th September, 2019

Basketball

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...

‘We have a lot to build on’: Ebzery’s season ends at the hands of...

After a twinkle of hope was raised mid-week leading into the Perth Lynx's second semi-final clash against the resurgent Canberra Capitals, the western team's 2018/19 season has come to an end with a 91-75...

‘We let ourselves down’: Ebzery fighting to keep season alive in sudden death playoff

Newcastle's Katie Ebzery may be right in the mix of the Women's National Basketball League playoffs, but if Perth Lynx slip against the UC Capitals on Thursday evening their season's campaign will be snuffed...