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After the success of the Bears Women’s wheelchair basketball team, they were invited to showcase wheelchair basketball in the Wasps fan village at the Ricoh Arena this Sunday, prior to the game against Seven Stars.  At the first quarter interval the Bears WBC were presented with a signed match ball by Wasps Community Officer Jordan Young.  The Bears were then treated to a fantastic game with Wasps netball winning 62-46.   Bears women’s coach Jacob Robinson said “ Being an affiliate club to the Wasps organization is a great opportunity for not only our ladies team, but for the club

National Express West Midlands’ Trevor Sale has beaten off competition from 45,000 colleagues from Morocco, America, Spain, Bahrain and Germany to become the Group’s overall Community Value Award winner. Trevor, from Hollywood in Birmingham, works at the National Express trim shop on Miller Street, where he and a small team of skilled craftspeople fit and repair all the upholstery on the West Midlands bus fleet. But when he’s not fixing bus seats, he keeps the wheels turning for the Warwickshire Bears Wheelchair Basketball Academy. Using the technical skills gained from his job on the buses, and in his own time, Trevor

Mother’s day – CPM vs Warwickshire Bears Wheelchair Basketball Club Charity Match 26th March 2017 1.00 – 3.00pm at Warwick Sports Centre Cerebral Palsy Midlands have an up and coming fundraiser taking place Sunday 26th March between 1 & 3pm at Warwick Sports Centre in Henley-In-Arden. We have a team of twelve players to represent our CPM team and we will play the professionals, the Warwickshire Bears Wheelchair Basketball Club. GB Players help support the CPM Team Joining our CPM team will be Team GB player Siobhan Fitzpatrick who has cerebral palsy and possibly two others so this is a

THE ARRIVAL of Great Britain internationals Jacob Robinson and Siobhan Fitzpatrick will help help Warwickshire Bears settle into life in Division One of the National League. The GB duo have both agreed to join Tom Masterson’s setup from London Titans ahead of the 2016/17 season having known the Bears coach for a number of years. Fitzpatrick sees the move as the perfect stepping stone towards her dream of representing her country at the Tokyo Olympics in 2020. “I’ve known Tom for ages,” said 18-year-old Siobhan, who is currently on standby for the Paralympics in Rio. “I’ve trained with him on

  4/6/16 Division 2  Semi Final: The Bears v Vikings WBC The opening quarter to the Bears and Vikings’ Division 2 Semi Final saw the two teams stay within four points of one another throughout the first 10 minutes of the game; the Warwickshire team heading into the second quarter ahead by 16-14. The Bears then continued to build upon the advantage to take a 32-25 advantage into half time. The third quarter saw the Vikings hit back by 13-12; nevertheless it was the Bears who entered the final 10 minutes of the game up by 44-38. The Vikings continued

          Bears first game in this years BWB National Play Offs will be a semi final game against the Vikings 2009 who finished second in the BWB 2nd Division North league.  Tip off at 4 p.m. Depending on the result, they will either play for the bronze medal on the Sunday 5th June  10 a.m. or the final at 12 p.m.   The event is being held at the Worcester Arena, Hylton Road, Worcester WR” 5JN.  

The Bears received a fantastic boost to their fundraising efforts with a donation from the  Morrisons Foundation.  The Bears are fundraising to purchase specialist wheelchairs for their junior members, and hopefully we will be able to enter a junior team into the Lord Taverners’ Junior League in the future.  Coach Tom Masterson received the cheque from local staff at the Morrisons store in Solihull. “This is a fantastic donation by Morrisons, which helps us on the way to setting up a junior team in the club.  It will also give local children the opportunity to play wheelchair basketball with specialist equipment as well” said

3/4/16 NL Third Division South & West Warwickshire Bears 2 19 Plymouth Storm 45 Sundays game against Plymouth was going to be a harder task with the Bears losing a player from the day before, being released from hospital with concussion and advised not to play, this saw the Bears with only six available players.  The Bears 2 stared the game well holding Plymouth and keeping in reach of their score but as the game progressed the more experienced and fresher Storm team took control of the game pulling away from the Bears 2 who were unlucky with a number

2/4/16 Third Division Central Cornwall Cougars 36 Warwickshire Bears 2 19 Warwickshire Bears 2 faced a tough weekend with an away weekend playing both southern teams  in the same weekend with only seven players available for both games. First up was Cornwall Cougars against Bears 2 in Newquay.  The game started with Bears 2 going into an early lead but then the Cougars playing a full court pressing defence and forcing Bears 2 into continuous turnovers and scoring from the mistakes and pulling away from the Bears 2 .  The Bears 2 regrouped at half time and came out breaking

10/4/16 BWB  2nd Division South Warwickshire  Bears 64 CWBA 35 The Bears took the spoils against local rivals CWBA  in the first game of the double header of games at Warwick College, Henley-in-Arden.   The first quarter was dominated by the Bears defence, who limited the fast paced CWBA to only two baskets in the first quarter whilst racking up 16 points.  After the break CWBA came out to put pressure on the Bears who were ready for the challenge and pulled further ahead to open a larger gap between the teams at the half way point. The second half saw