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State honours

Thursday, 3rd May, 2012

TOP HONOUR: Sam Simmons and Abi Beck have been selected in the Under 16 SA Country basketball squad. TOP HONOUR: Sam Simmons and Abi Beck have been selected in the Under 16 SA Country basketball squad.

The Broken Hill Basketball Association (BHBA) continues to produce top level athletes, with two players selected in State squads.

Under 16 players Sam Simmons and Abi Beck have impressed State selectors in recent combined games and trainings, with Sam selected in the final boys SA Country squad and Abi selected as reserve.

Both players have been travelling to SA for the past few months for intensive training camps at Murray Bridge, and BHBA President Grahame Semmens said their selection was well deserved.

“Broken Hill Basketball is extremely proud of both players and would like to congratulate both players for their selections,” he said.

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Broncos on the move

Wednesday, 11th January, 2012

SKILLFUL: (back, from left) Harrison Petkovich, Maddison O’Dwyer, Abi Beck and (front, from left) Rourke Turner, Rhys Mutch, Whitney Smith and Sage Hocking. SKILLFUL: (back, from left) Harrison Petkovich, Maddison O’Dwyer, Abi Beck and (front, from left) Rourke Turner, Rhys Mutch, Whitney Smith and Sage Hocking.

Nine of the city’s most skillful young basketballers will soon be travelling across the state to compete in tournaments representing South Australia.

The teenagers will head to Port MacQuarie and Albury on Saturday to compete in the Australian Country Championships and the Pacific Coast Slam.

Albury will be home for Sam Simmons and Abi Beck for the week when they play in the under 16 division of the Country Championships. Harrison Petkovich has been named as a reserve in the Under 16 boys squad.

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