Basketball

Shock seeing success on court

Since 2003, St. Thomas Shock Basketball has been providing St. Thomas youth with the best fundamental and skill-developing basketball program around. They have done this by providing both a development and competitive program that offers…
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Player Spotlight: Marvin Phillips

This year has brought a lot of change to the London Lightning, but one player that has consistently stood out from the rest is veteran Marvin Phillips. Phillips first came to the Lightning during the…
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Ballers enjoy success

The London Wheelchair Basketball Association has wrapped up the 2016-2017 season. It was another great year of training, learning, and competing for the Forest City Flyers and the Forest City Flash. The Flyers competed in…
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Bolts’ MVPs returning

The London Lightning are prepared to defend their historic season and championship win next year, and they started that preparation by securing the return of regular season MVP, Royce White, and playoff MVP, Ryan Anderson….
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History on the hardcourt

It was Monday, June 5, and the crowd inside Budweiser Gardens was on their feet. The cheers grew louder as the clock ticked down. The players on the bench could hardly stay off the court…
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Teamwork makes the dream work

When you have a team full of superstars, how do you manage them? With so much talent all on one team, success is almost expected. But winning any team sport doesn’t come without the players…
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‘The Dog’ is back!

He is the London Lightning’s all-time leading scorer and rebounder. He takes no plays off, and no workouts off. ‘The Dog,’ Marvin Phillips, is back. Phillips, a 6-foot-7 forward from Jacksonville, North Carolina, played with…
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Fueling the Lightning

The London Lightning have been flashing their skills on the court all season, as they’ve been in first place in the National Basketball League of Canada standings for most of the year. But while the…
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Balling in Woodstock

The courts are busy in Woodstock this winter, as the Woodstock Oxford Minor Basketball Association (WOMBA) currently has more than 24 teams and 250 youngsters playing house league basketball within the organization. From Minor Atom…
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