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Girls All Territory Camp

The 1st ever Girls All Territory Camp happened in Yellowknife July 2-6th. There were a total of 32 athletes from Yukon and the NWT that participated in the camp. The girls were involved with numerous on court sessions including: nutrition, sports psychology, yoga and running sessions to name a few. The girls were able to have some tough competition in the evenings with games against the Yukon Westerns Team, NWT Westerns Team and two local NWT teams. The exciting game of the weekend happened  on Sunday evening against the two Westerns teams- where NWT Westerns  beat the Yukon Westerns team. It was a great weekend with lots of basketball. The girls had a special guest on Monday morning- Norm Hann- who competed on the Canadian National Team in 1995. Norm had an awesome court presence with the girls and we were lucky to have him along with other special guests come in to work with the girls this past weekend. Thank you to all the coaches, volunteers, parents and athletes for making this 1st annual event a huge success! 


2015 Arctic Shootout

 Basketball players from across NWT and Nunavut came to Yellowknife May 15-17th weekend for Arctic Shootout.  The tournament had local teams, as well as Iqaluit and Cambridge Bay. It was a weekend full of some tight competition- with YK Funky Bunch and Ol' School winning the titles. Pictures below are of the winning teams! 
 

McLennan Ross GO Ball Tournament

Female basketball players across Yellowknife took to the courts May 23rd and 24th for the 2nd Annual McLennan Ross 3 on 3 GO Ball tournament. Girls ranging from 5 to 16 years of age were involved in 3 on 3 play throughout the weekend and a skills competition on Sunday for all divisions. This tournament wraps up the spring session of GO Ball . GO Ball runs programs in the Fall and Spring and have about 100 girls in the program that participate in skill development sessions once a week. The spring session also includes a Tuesday league night - GO Play- where the girls get to play 3 on 3. Thank you to all the coaches that run this program. Also a big shoutout to McLennan Ross as the sponsor for the this tournament! 


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