Basketball

  • Invite to rally behind Delly

    Australia Post is encouraging local residents to get behind Maryborough Olympian, Matthew Dellavedova, and send him a parcel of support at the upcoming London Olympic Games. Last week Australia Post officially launched Postcode Pride. The initiative invites local residents to make a contribution to a “Postcode Pride parcel” that Australia Post will deliver to communities’ […]

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  • Matt Dellavedova Olympic bound

    Matthew Dellavedova is set to become Maryborough’s first Olympian after being selected in the Australian men’s basketball team. Twenty-one-year-old Dellavedova was named as part of the Boomers’ 12-man squad on Friday following the conclusion of the YouYi series against China. The six-foot-four guard’s selection comes as reward for a breakout US college season with St […]

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  • Matthew Dellavedova’s games dream alive

    Maryborough basketball star Matthew Dellavedova says making the Australian Olympic team will be nothing short of a dream come true. Making a flying visit to Maryborough this week to spend time with his family before he heads to Perth for the first of three Australian Boomers’ Olympic training camps on Sunday, Dellavedova said representing his […]

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  • Dellavedova named in Olympic squad

    Maryborough basketball product Matthew Dellavedova has moved one step closer to achieving his Olympic dream. Coming off a stellar season with US college St Mary’s, Dellavedova has been named among a 25-man Australian Boomers training squad in the lead-up to this year’s London Olympics. Also named as part of the training squad were NBA point […]

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  • Narrow loss for Blazers

    The Palmer Electrical Maryborough Blazers suffered a heartbreaking loss in round four of Country Basketball League — North East Conference. Maryborough took on league leaders the Wodonga Wolves in front of a vocal home crowd at the Maryborough Sports & Leisure Centre on Saturday night. The Blazers travelled to Wodonga two weeks ago and suffered […]

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  • Second win for Lady Blazers

    The Maryborough Lady Blazers got 2011 off to the best possible start with a win over the Corio Bay Stingrays on Sunday. The ladies registered their second win in the Country Basketball League — North East conference season by a margin of 24 points. The Lady Blazers other win for the season also came against […]

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  • On the buzzer

    The Palmer Electrical Mary-borough Blazers have entered the Christmas break on a high after snatching a win in the final minute of Sunday’s game against the Echuca Pirates. In round 10 action of the Country Basketball League — North East conference the Blazers clashed with the Pirates at the Maryborough YMCA Sports and Fitness Centre. […]

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  • Lady Blazers break their losing streak

    The Maryborough Lady Blazers registered their first win of the 2010-11 Country Basketball League — North East conference on Sunday. The Lady Blazers ventured to Geelong to take on the Corio Bay Lady Stingrays. With both teams looking for their first win of the season this was going to be a tight contest. In a […]

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  • Four girls selected to represent country Victoria in basketball

    Four Maryborough girls are preparing to represent Victoria at an upcoming national basketball competition. Taylor Mason, Claire Constable, Ingrid Dellavedova and Eliza Roughead will all travel to Port Macquarie in January to represent country Victoria at the annual Pacific Coast Slam. The event, in its 10th year, will tip off on Monday, January 17, conducted […]

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  • Junior basketball tournament success

    Maryborough was the top team in both the under 18 boys and girls competitions at the weekend’s annual Maryborough Junior Basketball Tournament. Teams travelled from Bendigo, Ballarat, Donald, Wedderburn and Castlemaine for the weekend’s basketball action. Matches were played throughout the shire, including Carisbrook, and great grand finals were contested at the main stadium with […]

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