Saskatchewan Rattlers capture 1st CEBL championship trophy

The Saskatchewan Rattlers are the first team ever to hoist the Canadian Elite Basketball League (CEBL) championship trophy. For the post-season, the Rattlers were guaranteed a spot in the final four playoffs format as the host team of the 2019…

Saskatchewan Rattlers capture inaugural CEBL championship

August 25 2019 9:57pm The Saskatchewan Rattlers defeated the Hamilton Honey Badgers to capture the Canadian Elite Basketball League championship trophy at SaskTel Centre. Brenden Purdy has more. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id]…

Peace Basketball Tournament in Halifax provides opportunity for youth

At the Peace Basketball Tournament, finding the mark on the court is only half the battle. Organizers of the North Preston-based tournament are also trying to tip the balance between violence and peace. “We really just want to push the…

Bouncing towards peace on and off the court

August 24 2019 8:53pm After years of combating severe gun violence and chronic unemployment, a Nova Scotia community has turned to sports as a means to promote peace. Ross Lord explains. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””;…

Edmonton Stingers set to battle Saskatchewan Rattlers in Canadian Elite Basketball League semi-final

The Canadian Elite Basketball League semi-final between the Edmonton Stingers and the Saskatchewan Rattlers is set to tip off in Saskatoon on Saturday afternoon. The winner of the game will advance to the first-ever CEBL championship game on Sunday to…

3-on-3 basketball is a fast-growing sport

August 21 2019 11:14pm John Sexsmith looks at the rapidly-growing sport of three-on-three basketball. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON( jQuery.ajax({ url: “/gnca-ajax/videoshare-links/{\”id\”:\”” + svp.releaseInfo.contentId +…

Youth basketball volunteer charged with sexual assault

August 8 2019 6:46pm Junny Gallaza has been charged with multiple offences including sexual assault. As Tracy Nagai reports, the investigation into the 59-year-old was launched when the 15-year-old victim’s friend came forward to school officials. ‘ }); } else…