Posts by Alice

Premier League Northern Ireland Knights: 61 Bears: 56   The Bears played their first away game on Saturday as they travelled to Northern Ireland to take on the newly promoted Northern Ireland Knights who were last season Division one champions. With a very limited squad who were able to travel, this was going to take a major effort from the six players who were able to travel all the way to Northern Ireland. The Knights started the brighter of the two teams and quickly built a great lead in the first quarter, with Jason Kennedy and the speedy Matt Rollston

Premier League Bears: 38 Sheffield Steelers 70   The Bears kicked off their season with a game against last season’s Champions and Eurocup winners Sheffield Steelers.  A change of personnel for the Bears, following the loss of three members from last season’s line up, welcomed Macauley Tomlinson, Kelvin Jones and Sho Ayub to the court to face what was once again going to be a daunting opener for the team. In the first quarter the Steelers took a firm grip on the Bears, playing strong at both ends of the court and providing very few chances for the Bears to

British Wheelchair Basketball League – Sports report 25th/26th May 2018 National Championship Play-Offs Division 1 Semi Final The Bears once again featured at this seasons National Play-offs, after Bears second team qualified after finishing second place in 2nd Division South and winning promotion to the B.W.B’s Division 1 League for next season.  The First game of the weekend was a semifinal game against Lancashire Bulldogs who finished in first place in B.W. B’s Division 2 North league. Lancashire Bulldogs: 63 Bears 2: 69 The Bears won a place in the weekend’s final by the slightest of margins, in what turned

British Wheelchair Basketball League – Sports report    05/05/2019 The Bears were back playing their home games in their usual location at Warwickshire College, Henley-in-Arden campus on Sunday in two games were tricky fixtures for both teams.  With Bears 2 looking to cement their play-off spot and set themselves up for a title deciding game next Sunday, the Bears were looking to not have any slip ups in a tricky game against a resilient Sparrows team.   Division 2 South Bears 2: London Sparrows: 70   The Bears made a positive start, going into an early lead and trying to build

British Wheelchair Basketball League – Sports report    11/5/2019 In a weekend of mixed emotions for the Bears team, their Premier league team left their best to last when both Bears and Bears 3 faced Tees Valley Titans Premier team and their 4th team on Saturday.  With the Bears team facing a season without a win all season for the first time in history, this was their last chance to come away with something from the game.   Premier Division Bears: 48 Tees Valley Titans: 39 The Bears started their last premier league fixture of the season ii a real determined

British Wheelchair Basketball League – Sports report    6/4/2019 The Bears hosted CWBA this weekend in a premier league fixture that was live-streamed by the BBC, in one of the club’s biggest events to date! The game formed part of an afternoon of fun and brilliant basketball, hosted by the Bears at University of Birmingham Sport and Fitness. Over 200 supporters enjoyed fun and games with The Bears’ mascot, Bernard, and Rory the Lion as well as a fantastic half-time performance by Next Level Dance Academy. Earlier on in the day, Bears 2 took over the awe-inspiring show court to take

Division Two South   Plymouth Raiders 37 Bears: 80   Bears 2 got back to winning ways on  Saturday after a long road trip to Plymouth.  After losing their last two away games, the Bears were determined to get their push for a play-off spot back on track, and with a full squad to call on for this fixture, the Bears started the game at a pace going into an early comfortable lead with the scores at the end of the first quarter, Raiders 10 – 20 Bears 2 The second quarter was a mirror of the first quarter with

Division 2 South Aces: 77 Bears 2: 40   The Bears 2 travelled to Aylesbury to play the return fixture from earlier in the year and it was a totally different team and outcome facing the Bears.  The Aces had their newest recruit Jordan Luce, a current French International available to play in this fixture.  The Bears were missing a number of their starting squad due to injuries and had to call upon Aimee Lane the women’s team captain and member of the Bears 3 team and also veteran player Adrian Taber also from the 3rd team to bolster the

It Was a successful night for the Bears Wheelchair basketball Club on Friday 18h January 2018 at the Stratford-on-Avon District Sports Awards at the Stratford ArtsHouse.  The Bears had been nominated for three awards and won 2 with a second place for the third nominee.  The awards winners were:   Senior Para -Sports Person  Lee Powell Volunteer of the Year  Trevor Sale Second place Junior Para-Sports Person  Ellan Frazer