Daniel Knaggs appointed as Terang Tornadoes Women’s Head Coach

Basketball Ballarat would like to congratulate Daniel Knaggs on the appointment as Head Coach of the Terang Tornadoes Women’s Team for the 2020/21 Country Basketball League (CBL) Season. Daniel has been influential with his commitment and passion for the Basketball Ballarat Community including winning the 2019 BigV Youth League One Championship with the Central Highlands…

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CHW Ballarat Miners Rush Youth – Round 1 Preview

Central Highlands Water Ballarat Miners & Rush Youth League (U23) teams tip off this weekend in Round 1 of the 2020 Big V Youth League Championship when they travel away to take on Dandenong. Men’s Head Coach Ryan McKew said that Dandenong are a solid team and a well-organised program. “They have been competitive in…

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McDonald’s Ballarat Youth League Miners Squad Announcement

The McDonald’s Ballarat Youth League Miners Squad has been finalised ahead of the 2020 Big V Season. We thank all players who attended the tryouts and we are pleased to announce the following squad.   McDonald’s Ballarat Youth League Miners Jeremiah McKenzie Liam Alison Broden Collins Dyami Hayes Ethan Fiegert Iggy Spiller Stephanos Economou Jesse…

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McKew, Nunn & Anderson confirmed in 2020 Basketball Victoria State Team Coaching Panel

Basketball Victoria has confirmed its 2020 State Team Coaching Staff for next year’s Australian Junior Championships, with outstanding representation from Basketball Ballarat.   Congratulations to newly announced McDonald’s Ballarat Miners Youth Co-coach Ryan McKew who has accepted an Assistant Coaching Role for Victoria Country Under-18 Men’s Team. We’d also like to congratulate Hotondo Homes Ballarat…

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Round 16 Youth League Recap

The McDonald’s Ballarat Miners and Rush Youth League had games across the weekend with mix results. Miners and Rush youth hopped on the bus to Bendigo Saturday Night, where they had their eyes set on getting the win. However, that wasn’t the case for either sides on the night, Youth Miners almost crossing the line…

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Round 15 Youth League Recap

The McDonald’s Ballarat Youth Miners and Rush were busy over the weekend playing both Saturday and Sunday. The Youth Rush travelled to the Melbourne Sports Aquatics Centre (MSAC) to face a competitive Melbourne Tigers who are placed 2nd on the ladder Trinity Skenderis had a sensational 1st quarter with 15 points (4/6 3PT) and forced…

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Youth League Rush “Battled Hard” over the weekend

Photo: The Courier The Youth League McDonalds Ballarat Rush had two games this past weekend with the results not in their favour. Saturday night the Rush faced a tough competitor in Diamond Valley by going down 86-69 with the turnovers being the main contributor for the loss. “We battled hard against a very tall Diamond…

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JULY HOLIDAY FUN!

As we know Ballarat in July is pretty cold, wet and to an extent boring… But not at the Minerdome we have a warm, fun and exciting holiday period perfectly catered for your children during their holidays! Jam packed full of programs that cater for the experienced player down to the newbie. We also have…

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Youth League Round 6 Recap

oRound 6 of Big V Basketball saw both our McDonald’s Ballarat Youth League Miners & Rush take to the road to face an competitive Altona outfit. The Miners were looking for another strong performance to take them 7 – 0 and continue there dominance on top of the ladder. Coach Daniel Knaggs added ” The…

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