Welcome to the home of the Horsham Hawks, U12 and U13 Sussex Cup champions

 

Calling all Mini Ballers

This Saturday, 1st October, at Forest School.

Aged 6 to 11? Want to play a little Basketball? Then join us at our mini ballers sessions. We don't mind if you have never played before as long as you want to come along, work hard and most importantly have fun. The session costs £5 and doors open at 4.15 with the fun finishing at 5.45. The session is run by qualified level two coaches who hope you will love the game as much as they do. Our mini's will compete in tournaments and local friendly games.

Please wear proper sports gear and bring plenty of drinking water.

After attending 3 Mini Ballers sessions we ask that you become a Hawks registered member. This covers court insurance, registration with England Basketball and a rather fetching t-shirt featuring Sussex's premier basketball club*. Membership is £20. See details in our membership section where you can download a membership form.

if you have any questions please contact Will who will be happy to help.


Playing for Hawks 

If you were interested in playing for our U13, U14, U16 and U18 local league teams but were unable to make our trials please contact Will who will put you in contact with the relevant coaching staff.

Our 2015-16 season was a huge success with our U12s and U13s both crowned Sussex Cup Champions. The 2016-17 season will be on us soon and we want you to come along and be part of the fun.


Table officials and referees

The hawks are always looking for new table officials and referees. Regular courses are run to give you the skills to either table a game of even referee a match (you could also earn a little pocket money as well). If you are interested in helping us in any way please contact Will.


Hawk's end of season bash

After a spectacular season the hawks came together for one last event, the End of Season Bash. Thank you one and all for an amaxing season.

 

 

  


Congratulations to...

 

 

Hawks Josh Lea Clayton and Josh Tavolieri have both made it through to the South East region squad. Well deserved guys. Elsewhere Zach Holden and Miguel Venturini made it through to the Sussex boys squad whilst Rachel Maclean matched them with a place in the Sussex girls squad.


U12s march on to finals

The Hawks Under 12 team made it through to the Sussex Junior Play-off finals with a hard fought victory away at D&D, 86 - 92. Full Report to follow shortly. Incredibly proud of the team, now to the final.

 


Super Sunday for a duo of trios

Sunday 17 April will be remembered as a very special day as the Hawks 'represented' at two major competitions. First to strike were Josh, Miguel and Zach. Their National League team, the U12 Sussex Bears, were crowned Central Hoops Basketball League Champions. It was a very early start in London for the team, coaches and the parents. The team, the coaches and their families did this journey to London on several such Sundays throughout the season. After many games the top 4 teams battled for the top spot. It was very tense and tough but such a joy to watch these young kids play a high quality basketball on the court. The atmosphere was amazing all the way through.

Having won their semi-final v Baltic Stars, they had a 20 minute break to rest and then played their final v Newham Youngbloods. They won 55:53 and Miguel was rewarded with one of the MVP awards. Boys, we are very proud of you. You have done an AMAZING job.

 

 

Else where Millie, Ellie and Indi played in their National League semi final. The trip oop north to Manchester (Bury to be precise) was well worth the trip as the three helped secure the U16 Sevenoaks Suns a place in the final. A trip to the Armaechi Basketball Centre in May against Bristol Storm lays ahead. Their 38 -41 win against a tough Lancashire Spinners team was hard fought as the lead changed hands throughout the tie. With two minutes left the score was tied, but it was the Suns who finished the stronger. Well done girls and assistant coach Dave Clayton for an amazing game of ball.



Family quiz night - ON HOLD

Hawks will soon be holding a family quiz night, think Crystal Maze without the expensive sets. Maximum of 8 members per team, it should be ideal for all ages-ish with a mixture of quiz questions and hands on challenges.

Under 18s £3, over 18s £5. Please get your team names and team captains to will@horshamhawks.co.uk  and we will let you know when we will be having our night of fun.

Nibbles and drinks will be supplied by combatants. Please pay on the door. If people are looking for a team we can create a super group. All profits are to be shared equally between the Hawks and a Guiding service trip to South Africa, helping children affected by AIDs.

Will the kids beat the adults? Will the kids be prepared to have an adult in their team. One way to find out...


Calling all female basketballers (over 16 yrs of age, so not all at all)

Hawks is a great way into basketball for the junior members of the family, but we also have strong ties with Horshams Ladies basketball club, the Allstars. If you are 16 or above, female and interested in playing basketball please let Will know. Experience isn't necessary, just a desire to play hard, have fun and get fit.

Email will@horshamhawks.co.uk if you are interested.


Hawks go social

Hawks now have a huge(ish) online presence.

Find us on facebook: www.facebook.com/horshamhawks
And instagram: horshamhawks


Hawks AGM

The Hawks 2014-15 AGM is now downloadable for you to read at your leisure. Look in the nav to the left.


Hawks strike out

Three lanes, 18 names, 1 strike and a spare. Bowling at it's finest. Who would have known that the management would be so anti dunking...

Just couldn't resist the basketball. For more photos see the Hawks pictures in the sub nav <<.



* In the opinion of those pained souls responsible for a lot of this dribble 

 



Horsham Hawks Basketball Club
The Forest School
Comptons Lane
Horsham
West Sussex
RH13 5NT Map
01403 217 268

Coming events
12/10/16 - Hawks U13 vs Mid Sussex Chargers (A)
12/10/16 - Hawks U14 vs Eastbourne Lions U14 (H)
18/10/16 - Hawks U13 vs Henfield Heat (H)
21/10/16 - Hawks U14 vs Brighton Cougars U14 (A)

Links
Basketball SUSSEX Web Site
BBL
England Basketball
West Sussex County Times

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