Great athletes are a combination of a good player, but also a good person. When it comes to team selections, good character is a fundamental attribute over talent, purely because if you have 1 person with poor character – whether it be a parent, coach or athlete, it can change the whole dynamic of the group and what they’re trying to achieve.
We caught up with Penny Bairstow, mother of one of Queensland’s most prominent basketball families to find out how she and her family got into basketball!
We chatted with our three Queensland referees; Michael Coccetti, Jacqui Dover and Jordan Napper who attended the Under 20 Nationals, held in Gosford in early February.
We catch up with Warwick Cann, Basketball Queensland’s newly appointed Game Development Manager to hear how he got into basketball and what he hopes to bring to his new role.
Townsville continued their winning streak with another gold medal in the U18’s Girls Division 1 on the Sunshine Coast after their success at the U16 State Champs.
Townsville Basketball completed the double in the Under 16 State Championships on the Gold Coast winning both the Boys and Girls Division 1 Gold Medal games.