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2024-2025 Coaching Applications Open

By Spirits | Jun 4, 2024

If you’re considering coaching for the 2024-2025 season, be sure to submit your application by Friday, June 14th – applications can be found on our website

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Evelyn Shakell, Mike Kirby Award 2024

By Spirits | May 23, 2024

For anyone who may not be aware, Mike Kirby founded the Belleville Spirits Girls Basketball Club and worked tirelessly over many years to encourage development and competition through establishing an excellent girls basketball program in the Belleville area. He continues to be a supporter and advisor, both to the club executive and to basketball in…

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Charlotte Farrell, Spirit Award 2024

By Spirits | May 23, 2024

The SPIRIT Award is given to an athlete who exemplifies a positive attitude, plays to win while maintaining exemplary sportsmanship, encourages her teammates and carries herself with confidence, both on and off the court. Courage, resolution, tenacity are all synonyms for SPIRIT. One player on this U19 team checks all those boxes while always being…

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Coach Sandro Palleschi receives Lifetime Contribution Award

By Spirits | May 23, 2024

Too often in life, we wait until it’s too late to show our appreciation for someone who has made significant contributions and sacrifices for the betterment of others. At the banquet, we made sure Coach Sandro knew just how much we love and appreciate the last 17 years he has given to the Belleville Spirits.…

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U19 OBLX Provincial Champions

By Spirits | May 15, 2024

Last weekend saw the U19 Belleville Spirits travel to the Pan Am Centre in Scarborough for the OBLX Provincial championships. Entering as a 5 seed (in a pool of 😎 Belleville faced #1 London BecomeOne on Friday night. London came out quick and strong; full court pressure, attacking offense, smothering defense. Valiant effort by all…

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U14 Callahan Div 2 Ontario Cup Bronze

By Spirits | May 9, 2024

The Belleville Spirits U14 Callahan girls travelled to Niagara this past weekend to compete at the Ontario Cup Provincial playoff. As the 3 seed in Division 2, the girls we were positioned to compete for a medal. Opening game on Friday night was against the Barrie Royals who Belleville had already beaten once earlier in…

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u14 Callahan girls leave Blessed Sacrament 4-0 with a gold medal

By Spirits | Apr 23, 2024

By: Jessyka Maliksi HAMILTON – After a long two days of battling, the Belleville Spirits u14 Callahan girls came up on top, bringing home the gold medal. Last weekend, the girls competed at the Blessed Sacrament Tournament in Hamilton. Starting their Saturday off with an early morning game against Milton Stags. They started off strong,…

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U14 Spring Team Tryouts

By Spirits | Apr 20, 2024

U14 Spring Team tryouts start after Ontario Cup! 🏀 All players born 2010 & 2011 welcome! ➡️ Tuesday April 30th and Thursdsy May 2nd ➡️ Practices will be Mondays and Thursdays starting the following week at BSS ➡️ Weekend tournaments and games that may involve travel and hotel stays throughout May and June For more…

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Queen’s Women’s Basketball Summer Training Camp

By Spirits | Apr 17, 2024

Are you or somebody you know interested in getting some high-level training in before the summer ends? Then this training camp is just for you! Queen’s University Women’s Basketball is running a performance program for ages 14-17 at the end of the summer. Athletes will experience on-court instruction from Queen’s Women’s Basketball coaches and players,…

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u12 Girls Ontario Cup Weekend in Ottawa

By Spirits | Apr 16, 2024

The U12 Girls finished their season with their Ontario Cup Finals this past weekend in Ottawa. After finishing 19 and 5; including a gold medal win in Brockville and OBL Gold Medal after moving up a division and running the table 6-0 for a combined  11-1 OBL record;  the girls again moved up another division…

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Hoop Dreams: Elite Camps

By Spirits | Apr 5, 2024

By: Jessyka Maliksi BELLEVILLE – If you or someone you know is interested in developing their skills at an overnight camp this summer, Hoop Dream’s Elite Camp is something to look into! On Jun. 30, 2024, Hoop Dream’s is hosting an outdoor overnight basketball camp for children and youth aged 10-17. If you’re interested and…

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Belleville Spirits Rep Development Camp

By Spirits | Apr 3, 2024

By: Jessyka Maliksi BELLEVILLE – Are you a Belleville Spirits rep player interested in shaking off some rust before the season starts? This end of summer development camp offered by the Belleville Spirits boys is just what you need! From Aug. 19-23, the Belleville Spirits boys are offering half-day end of summer development sessions to…

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U16 McGrath girls take home 2nd place trophy at IEM Tournament

By Spirits | Mar 28, 2024

By: Jessyka Maliksi   NEWMARKET – Over the weekend, the u16 McGrath girls competed in the IEM Tournament, and came home with the second-place trophy.   The girls started off the weekend strong, winning three games in a row, leading them to the gold medal game.   The team’s first win was against Oakville Venom, working together and…

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U10 Warner girls win silver medal at Division 1 Ontario Cup Provincials

By Spirits | Mar 26, 2024

By: Jessyka Maliksi   WELLAND – This past weekend the u10 Warner girls travelled to Welland, ON. to compete in the Division 1 Ontario Cup.   The girls played four games over the weekend at Niagara College.  The first game was on Friday night against the Tecumseh Saints.   After a long day of travelling the girls won…

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Spirits u19 girls go 1-1 at home

By Spirits | Mar 26, 2024

By: Jessyka Maliksi  BELLEVILLE – This past Saturday the u19 girls took on the North Toronto Huskies and KW Vipers at Bayside Secondary School.   Being the first game of the day, the girls did not disappoint.   Their first game was against the North Toronto Huskies.  Both teams kept it close all four quarters, but the…

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U12 Spirits hosting East Meets West Tournament

By Spirits | Nov 29, 2023

The East Meets West Tournament is an 8 team tournament that works with teams to give them favourable times to help avoid hotel costs. Teams from longer distances are given the second games on Saturdays to avoid Friday hotel stays and early mornings. The sample schedule is the format and times always used for our 8…

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