Basketball has always been a big part of Honokaa town because of players such as Kami Shigematsu , Keisha Kanekoa , Erica Tadio and many more. They all came out of the Honokaa Girls Basketball program and they gave back to the community of Honokaa by coming back to the program and teaching the up and coming generations of future basketball
When I started seventh grade I had the chance to play on a different club team, Thunder. In seventh grade I began school basketball, I was very uneasy. Tryouts were not my favorite thing. It turns out I was actually really good, I made it on the A team, and we had a great season. During the summer of eighth grade I went to a basketball camp at Wartburg College, Snow Valley.
I started to practice at my house—it was the only hoop available for me at the time. Everyday, I would go outside and just shoot as many shots as I can so, I could make my form better. A few weeks of practicing, I started to see progress in my form—I made more shots than usual. Since I thought I was getting better, I decided to ask my parents if they could put me in a basketball team. My parents agreed without any hesitation.
Recess had just started, and I was already at the basketball court. I grabbed a basketball that bounced higher than me, and started shooting hoops. Slowly, everybody came to the court, and it went from me peacefully playing basketball to balls flying EVERYWHERE! The whole time, I had to duck down to avoid getting hit. But then my teachers called us in, and boy, did that change things for the worse........
Do you know Why It so Important To Kick Butt at Basketball Camp? Yes, it is FUN. That is one reason. But a more important reason is it gives you a GREAT chance to get your foot in the door of a college basketball scholarship. So, you may be asking, Why would doing well at basketball camp make that much of a difference?
I have been playing basketball since I was in 5th grade. When I went to middle school, I was selected by the district basketball team. I intended to attend every practice because I really did enjoy playing basketball. When I entered 8th grade, there was a tournament amongst all the 8 districts in ShenZhen, the city in which I lived. I considered the tournament as a precious opportunity for me to prove my efforts.
A new coach to Chaska is a familiar face for girls basketball, former Chaska Athena triathlete Ellen Degler is this year’s JV girls basketball coach. Ellen Degler is a Chaska Alumni, a previous player for the Chaska Hawks girls basketball team. Her high school experience was one to remember. Degler said that she was blessed with a lot of opportunity in high school, and those opportunities brought her and her team success. “The two opportunities I was able to go to the State Tournament were definitely my highlight moments.” Degler said.
Wilt Chamberlain was an all-star basketball player who was born in the year of 1936. He was a resident of Philadelphia born into a family with nine children. Wilt Chamberlain started his basketball career at Shoemaker Junior High school. He also played at his local playground against older players who gave him tips about the game of basketball. In Chamberlain’s high school career, he scored more than 2,200 points over three seasons.
Lynette Woodard was born on August 12, 1959. To her mother and father in Wichita Kansas. She instantly became interested in Basketball when she was a young girl, this is because of her older brother who would make her practice her shots with a stuffed sock. As Lynette grew older, she started to realize that men and women were not treated fairly, but her fondness of basketball was growing stronger. She practiced nonstop, even though people told her she would never make a team.
Having mad love for the game of basketball since, I was introduced as a tootler. I would consider anyone who has have played or had love for the game to continue to love it I know their love hadn’t gone away. Basketball is more than just a game since I was a young boy loved it with a passion. The passion and love for the game is still there and could never go away even if I don’t play it anymore. There is many reasons why I have had so much love for the game, either was forced to have love for it and it came over time.
“Are you really serious about basketball?” said my Dad “Yes Dad, I’m sure” I said “Then let’s call the coach” said Dad Then we called the coach and started going to practice. I made some friends and I had people on my team that I 've played against so it was kind of awkward at first but then we all became friends and a great team. The team consisted of me, Ali, Cole, Javion, Marquise,
Something that I take much pride in is playing basketball. I personally think that I play at a high level and that I can compete very well against many people my age or a little older than me. Basketball has been my favorite hobby since I was in preschool. In the future, I will to work hard in school and go to a good college. After college I would like to have a job that includes sports.
At his young age, Nowitzki was very tall; he stood above his friends by a foot or more. Most of the time he played handball and tennis but, soon turned to basketball when he got tired of being mocked as “freak”. He then joined the DJK Wurzburg, a basketball club in Germany. After joining, a former German international basketball player Holger Geschwinder was attracted of Nowizki’s basketball performance and eventually offered to coach himsolo for 2 to 3 days a week. After Nowitzki’s parents approved about this ,
Next, I went to almost all the JV cheer games and tried help out as much as I could. Lastly, I have also been a captain and called cheers last year during basketball season. What is your understanding of what makes a captain successful? If you are selected, how are you going to achieve that this season? I think what makes a captain successful is them realizing that they won’t always be the favorite person because they
If there weren’t enough people who signed up, the bus wouldn’t go.” Today, many students attend the basketball games and sit in the student section called the Loud Crowd. Themed nights and worship afterwards attract students. Athletics at Illiana has always been a popular after school activity. “There was basketball, both girls and guys. There was baseball for the boys, and track and field for both girls and guys.” Mrs. Kramer said.