Tag: basketball

Private School basketball teams Cornerstone Prep versus Horizon

Private School basketball teams Cornerstone Prep versus Horizon

| November 24, 2015

Christian teams, players demonstrate true meaning of sportsmanship Story & Photos by Larry Whitt FORT WAYNE—A well kept secret in Fort Wayne is that two of our Christian high schools have boys and girls basketball programs. I attended a match-up last week between Cornerstone Christian College Prep and Horizon Christian Academy. Horizon Christian Academy won […]

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JJ Foster to hold youth basketball camp

JJ Foster to hold youth basketball camp

| July 8, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Foster’s Kids Basketball Camp is scheduled July 14 through July 16, every evening from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Bishop Luers High School, 333 E. Paulding Road. The camp is open for children from second to eighth grade. The cost for the camp is $40. J.J. Foster is camp director. For more […]

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Fort Wayne Ballers schedule tryouts

| March 11, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Tryouts for the Fort Wayne Ballers AAU basketball team are scheduled for 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., March 13  fourth and fifth grade boys, and 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., March 14 for sixth, seventh and eighth grade boys. Both tryout sessions are at St. Henry’s Catholic Church School, 2929 E. Paulding Road. For […]

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Fort Wayne Ballers AAU basketball try-outs set for March 7

| March 3, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Boys in grades 4 through 8 are invited to try out for the Fort Wayne Ballers AAU summer traveling team. Tryouts, which include a light scrimmage, are scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., March 7 at St. Henry Catholic Church School, 2929 E. Paulding Rd. For more information, call Coach Scott at (260) […]

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Health-E-Way to sponsor South Side Fest 5-on-5 tourney

Health-E-Way to sponsor South Side Fest 5-on-5 tourney

| June 25, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Health-E-Way is set to sponsor the 5th Annual South Side Fest 5 on 5 Basketball Tournament scheduled for June 27 and June 28 at Youth For Christ Primetime Community Center, 3701 S. Calhoun St. Additionally, Chi Eta Phi will be on hand to provide health promotion and disease prevention activities in the form of SIDS […]

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Unsportsmanlike: The exploitation of black athletes

Unsportsmanlike: The exploitation of black athletes

| December 31, 2013

In the collegiate sports industry, black athletes and the black community are exploited, enriching others while leaving the community and, ultimately, the athletes themselves destitute.

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City youth centers participate in Safe Haven Basketball Classic

| September 10, 2013

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department’s Annual Safe Haven Tourney will be held between several area youth centers including Lakeside Middle School, Weisser Park Elementary and Greater Progressive Family Life Center, beginning at 6 p.m., Friday, Oct. 11 and all day Saturday, Oct. 12. The registration deadline for the Safe Haven Basketball Tournament […]

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NBA: What happens to the undrafted?

| July 26, 2013

By Benjamin Todd Jealous NAACP President In 2011, 17,500 college basketball players were registered with the National Collegiate Athletic Association. That year, 48 college players were drafted by NBA teams. What happens to the undrafted? Some bounce around the international leagues for a few years, and a few even make it to the NBA. Many […]

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Interview with Richard Stevenson, Velvet Brooks and Archie Smith

Interview with Richard Stevenson, Velvet Brooks and Archie Smith

| June 11, 2013

Eric Hackley talks with Wayne Township Trustee Richard Stevenson, retired FWCS Educator Velvet Brooks and retired laborer Archie Smith. All three graduated Central High School during the Civil Rights Movement and during the time of the March on Washington and went on to be successful in their respective careers.

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Summit City Youth basketball summer program registering

| May 30, 2013

FORT WAYNE—The Summit City Youth Prep Summer Basketball League is scheduled to hold registrations from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., every Saturday from June 1 through June 22 at Parkwood Church, 3320 Trier Road. The league is open to young people age 14 through 18. The cost for the season is $100, which includes the cost of T-shirts and season awards.

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