The 9th annual Rose Bigelow 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament will be held Saturday, March 2, at Great Valley High School.
Saturday, February 23, 2013
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
The Patriots defeated Central Bucks South Tuesday night, 60-57, in overtime.
Editor's note: The following information comes from Lynne Shackleton. In front of a packed house on Tuesday night, the GVHS boys basketball team (seeded 3/32 in PIAA Class AAAA District 1 playoff bracket) defeated Central Bucks South (14 seed) 60-57 in overtime.The win guarantees the team a berth in State Playoffs. Leading scorer was Mikal Bridges, junior and Division 1 college prospect. Starters Brad Sherry, Michael Gregory, Cyree Ames and Nate Cohen all contributed points and played a solid game. Chris Geiss and Ryan Buchholz both came off the bench to contribute both offensively and defensively.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Basketball coach Kathy McCartney took her 500th as the Hurricane's topped Sacred Heart Tuesday, according to the Daily Local.
The Daily Local reported Tuesday that Villa Maria Academy High School head basketball coach Kathy McCartney notched her 500th career win Tuesday night. The victory over Sacred Heart was played before a crowd packed with alumnae and fans, including one young fan who was eager to hit the hardwood even while the game was being played, according to the article. Read the full story at the Daily Local.
Monday, December 3, 2012
The Ichabod Squad took on the Harlem Wizards in two games Saturday.
A team of teachers and administrators from the Great Valley School District took to the basketball court Saturday to raise money for local charities. The Ichabod Squad, as they called themselves, they played against the Harlem Wizards, a show basketball team who mix athleticism and humor. The teams faced off twice on Saturday, at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. Among the beneficiaries of the games were the Foundation at Great Valley and the Friends of East Whiteland Fire Company.
Friday, November 30, 2012
See the names and nicknames of the "Ichabod Squad," a team of GVSD employees who will play a charity basketball game Saturday.
A group of Great Valley teachers and staffers will take to the hardwood this weekend to play a charity basketball game against the David Paul and the Harlem Wizards. The two games will be held Saturday, Dec. 1, at 3 and 7 p.m., with ticket proceeds benefitting local charities including Great Valley PTO's, GVCO, The Foundation at Great Valley and Friends of the East Whiteland Fire Company. "Tickets have been selling at a mad pace, but we still have some left for anyone interested," said Henry McCloskey, a GVHS teacher who oversees the Desmond Project, which is organizing the games. Tickets to the games cost $10. A ticket order form is posted on the GVSD website (PDF). Behold, the roster of the Ichabod Squad: See also: B-Ball 'Wizard' Visits…
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
The Harlem Wizards' David Paul visited Great Valley's four elementary schools Monday morning to promote the charity game on Dec. 1.
It's pretty clear that David Paul, who plays basketball for the Harlem Wizards, has talents beyond dribbling and shooting. The man knows how to connect with a crowd and make people laugh. "DP" visited all four Great Valley elementary schools Monday morning to promote the Dec. 1 charity basketball game the Wizards will play against a team of GVSD faculty members. Proceeds from the game will benefit local charities, including the Foundation at Great Valley. In the Sugartown gymansium, the third stop on his tour, Paul danced and sang Call Me Maybe to warm the crowd up. He repeatedly shouted out principal Karen Schneck. "You amazing principal-lady, you! Give her a hand!" Paul said, and the crowd responded enthusiastically. Paul then put on a …
Sunday, March 4, 2012
The Hurricanes on Saturday won the District 1 Girls Class AAA basketball finals, and will face West York in the state tournament next Saturday.
Friday, March 2, 2012
The 3-on-3 tournament is held in memory of a Great Valley teacher's aide, and proceeds go toward a scholarship fund.
There's still time to assemble a team and compete in the annual Rose Bigelow 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament, which returns to the Great Valley High School gymnasium Saturday. Registrations are taken right up until the 8:30 a.m. tip-off, and last year's event drew more than 300 people. The tournament was created in 2005 in memory of an East Whiteland woman who died unexpectedly the previous year. Rose Bigelow worked as a teacher's aide in the Great Valley School District and her three children attended district schools. Most of the money raised through the tournament goes to scholarship funds for local students in her honor. "She was a great lady, and it's a very happy day, always, to celebrate what a great person she was," said Rose's …
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
The Might Macs women's basketball team defeated Neumann, 60-45, in the Colonial States Athletic Conference Tournament quarterfinals and will advance to the CSAC semifinals.
Saturday, February 18, 2012
The Great Valley girls basketball team went 17-7 overall this season, but lost in the first round of playoffs.
The Great Valley girls basketball team's season ended Friday night with a 42-39 loss to Central Bucks South. It was a disappointing end for the Patriots, who had a season record of 17-7 overall and 11-1 in the Ches-Mont American League. They were the Ches-Mont American League champions this season. Two players are graduating seniors—Kelly Sugalski and Karen Davison. Thanks to Lynne Shackleton for the photos!