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League Notices


Congratulations to East Catholic who represented the Pittsburgh Diocese in the State Playoffs held by the Scranton Diocese.
They placed 4th in the competition!

Congratulations to the 2018-2019 Pittsburgh Diocesan Varsity and Junior Varsity Girls Basketball Champions!

2018-2019, St. Louise de Marillac, Class A JV Champions
St. Louise de Marillac
Class A
JV Champions
2018-2019, John F. Kennedy, Class B JV Champions
John F. Kennedy
Class B
JV Champions
2018-2019, East Catholic, Class A Varsity Champions
East Catholic
Class A
Varsity Champions
2018-2019, St. Sylvester, Class B Varsity Champions
St. Sylvester
Class B
Varsity Champions
Have a good summer - see you all next season!
On behalf of the University of Pittsburgh Strength and Conditioning staff, we would like introduce to you our Strength and Conditioning Camp being held June 6-8, 2019 from 4-6 p.m. The camp is open to all incoming 9th to 12th grade high school student-athletes. Each camper will be able to experience 3 days of how our Pitt student-athletes train. The camp will feature time in the weight room and on the field/court. The primary focus in the weight room portion of the camp will be to teach technique in all types of resistance training. Proper technique ensures safety and effective transfer of the movement from the weight room onto the field of play. In addition, campers will learn speed, agility, and quickness skills to use in their daily training to reduce the risk of injury and improve their overall athletic performance. Please visit our website, www.pittstrengthandconditioningcamp.com, to get more information about how to sign-up. If you have any questions, please reach out to Mary Beth George, Camp Director, at mgeorge@pitt.athletics.edu or 412-515-6063.
Come see the National High School All Star Games - April 27, 2019 at the Montour Athletic Center; See the attached flyer - Flyer


Tournaments


All Sports Tournaments will be hosting spring basketball tournaments for all girls and boys teams in grades 4-11. Tournaments are held from March-May in the tri-county area. All information and details are on www.allsportstournaments.com Please see attached flyer - Flyer and Registration Form
Basketball Stars of America will be hosting Tournaments & 1 Day Shootouts in the Pittsburgh Area for Boys & Girls Teams during the Spring, Summer & Fall Months. This is BSA’s 12th Year running these events! Spring & Summer Tournament and 1 Day Shootout Information is available at: http://www.basketballstarsofamerica.com/basketball-tournaments-shootouts. Fall Tournament and 1 Day Shootout Information is available at: http://www.basketballstarsofamerica.com/fall-tournament-and-shootout-dates. For more Info or registration by phone call 412-400-1320


Camps


Each year CYO recommends summer overnight basketball camps conducted in a safe environment. We have examined and evaluated these camps for Cost, Expertise in Instruction, Amount of Games, Tournaments, Improvement, Facilities, and 24 Hour around-the-clock supervision. The camps on the attached flyer have continued to be approved and recommended by the CYO as overnight camps that have the highest level of skill development that will improve each individual to their fullest potential and prepare them to be a future High School player. The recommended camps are listed as the best instructional camps concentrating on the fundamentals of basketball. These camps have proven to be conducted in a safe environment with around the clock supervision and are directed and staffed by caring adults.  - CYO Approved Camps
Pitt Women’s Basketball Summer Camps - Day Camp; June 17 - 20; 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM; For 1st grade thru 8th grade; Cost is $325; To register please go to www.pittsportscamp.com; Please contact Meghan Bielich at pittwbbcamps@pitt.edu with any questions; This skills camp is designed to help players of all skill levels improve their game through fundamental work on offense and defense; Basics include: ball handling, shooting, defense and rebounding; Also development of solid individual fundamental skills, individual and team competitions, and instruction from Pitt coaches and players; Campers receive a Camp Ball & T-Shirt
North Catholic Girls Basketball Camp - June 24-27, 2019; Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Grades 3-5), 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (Grades 6-8); Location: NCHS Gym; Cost: $110 (first child) $85 (additional children); Register by Friday, June 7, and receive a T-Shirt and basketball; Questions? Please contact Coach Rottmann (412.996.7504, mollyhans@msn.com)

Hosted by North Catholic High School - WPIAL Champions - 2019, 2018, 2017; PIAA State Champions - 2016 - Flyer and Registration Form
Robert Morris University Girls Basketball Summer Camps - Team Discount Rates/Early Payment Discount./Family Discount, Email rmugirlsbasketballcamp@yahoo.com or call/text 412-716-1235. Session 1: Shooting/Offensive Skills Weekend  Camp - Sat 6/22 - Sun 6/23; Session 2: All Skills Weekday Camp - Mon 6/24 - Thurs 6/27; Session 3: Mini Weekend Camp -Sat 8/3 - Sun 8/4. Brochure for all sessions attached - Flyer and Registration Form
Laroche Basketball "Game On" Camps 2019 - Boys and Girls Grades 3 thru 10; Laroche University Kerr Fitness Center; June through July; For information contact Hermie Carmichael, La Roche Head Coach (412-732-9920, herman.carmichael@laroche.edu), Lorenzo Archer, La Roche Assistant Coach (412-538-7884, Lorenzo.archer@laroche.edu), Victor Giannotta, Laroche Assistant Coach, (412-600-9605, giannotta@zoominternet.net); See the attached flyer for details - Flyer and registration Form
GIRLS CYO RECOMMENDED BASKETBALL CAMP - Keystone State Overnight Summer Camps are intensive skills camps with high powered individualized skill training guaranteed to advance player skills to the next level. More instruction than any Point Guard or Big Person Camp. Camps are held at Susquehanna UniversityJune 23-26 and at Slippery Rock University July 27-30.  Campers are housed in air conditioned suites with private bathrooms. Dining Hall is all you can eat. Games are streamed live and can be viewed by parents, coaches and friends on Keystones exclusive video network - www.keystonestatecamplive.com  All Keystone Coaches are caring adults with  criminal back round clearances and supervise campers 24/7. Go to www.keystonestatecamp.com for more information and to register online or to get a mail in application.
Maximum Hoops Player Development includes year-round basketball camps, workouts, and clinics for boys & girls of all ages. Focusing on expert teaching and coaching, by former college players and coaches, our mission is to help your athlete maximize their development on and off of the court. Current offerings listed here: http://www.maximumhoops.com/


Summer Leagues


Devine Mercy Academy (St. Bernadette's) will be having its 2nd Annual JV Girls Summer League. The games will be played on Sunday nights and run from the first weekend of June to the last weekend of July. Also open to public school 5th and 6th grade teams. Please contact Justin Stephans (stephjg33@yahoo.com, 412-719-9609). The price is $250 per team.
Our Lady of Grace Girls Summer Basketball LeagueVarsity: entering 7th & 8th grade in the fall of 2019; JV: entering 5th & 6th grade in the fall of 2019; Fee: $470 (Due prior to 1st game) – 1 check per team- payable to OLGAA; Includes 8 games 10 shirts per team – additional shirts @ $10 each; PIAA referees; Dates: Varsity: Sundays starting ~ 5 PM – 5/19, 6/2, 6/23, 6/30, 7/7, 7/14, 7/21 & 7/28 JV: Mondays starting ~ 6 PM – 5/20, 6/3, 6/24, 7/1, 7/8, 7/15, 7/22, 7/29; Direct qusetions to Michael Cross (412-245-7856, OurLadyofGraceAD.assist@gmail.com; See the attached flyer - Flyer and Registration Form


Clinics


Since 2006 PITTSBURGH PRIDE HOOPS’ primary focus has always been to develop the basketball skills and fundamentals of our players.  We want to help our players become the very best basketball players that they can be.  We have weekly basketball workouts every Sunday for both boys and girls from grades 4 through high school.  Please see the flyer for more information.  We also offer 1-on-1 and small group workouts (which can be focused on basketball-only drills or can also include some speed, agility, and quickness training). Email Tom Brush at tbrush71@comcast.net with any questions. - Flyer
The Scoring Factory was founded in 2009 to fill the need for advanced training and skills development in the Pittsburgh area. Our extensive coaching staff includes experts in all aspects of the game. From personal training sessions, to our skills clinics, there is something for every player to become their best. Visit our web site for information on our current programs, our Sunday Skills Clinics, and our unique Academy. Come see our new locatio in Shadyside Academy. Our Academy vigorously promotes individual growth within a team environment, creating versatile and complete basketball players. Our objective is long-term player development and creating a brighter future for  Pittsburgh's basketball landscape. Academy players are exposed to professional instruction through consistent and intense practices and scrimmages. See the attached Flyer - Flyer
The McConnell Academy at Cool Springs (3001 Cool Springs Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15234) is head by legendary Pennsylvania Coach Tim McConnell and his team. We provide a state of the art Basketball training program that specializes in fundamentals and player development for Boys and Girls in Grades K – 9. All of our players work directly with Coach McConnell and Coach Rico to improve their overall skills within all elements of Basketball. In addition to our weekly Academy sessions, we also offer seasonal leagues and tournaments! See the attached flyer or contact Eliza at 412-918-0295 or basketball@playcoolsprings.com. - Flyer
Maximum Hoops Player Development includes year-round basketball camps, workouts, and clinics for boys & girls of all ages. Focusing on expert teaching and coaching, by former college players and coaches, our mission is to help your athlete maximize their development on and off of the court. Current offerings listed here: http://www.maximumhoops.com/


Misc


Kandy Newell "Sports" Photography (www.kandynewellphotography.com) offers standard photographic products for parents such as Trading Cards, Magazine Covers, Keychains, Magnets, Buttons and Plain Old 'Pics'. School receives 2 free 5x7 free pictures of all team photos (for coaches), and free digital pictures of all team photos, for use in the yearbook, sports programs, etc. - Flyer


Workouts


High Performance Hoops Workout - Elevating Players to the Next Level - Dr. Karen "Coach" Hall (Coach Hall) (412-874-5802, athletics4all@yahoo.com) - Flyer
The Scoring Factory was founded in 2009 to fill the need for advanced training and skills development in the Pittsburgh area. Our extensive coaching staff includes experts in all aspects of the game. From personal training sessions, to our skills clinics, there is something for every player to become their best. Visit our web site for information on our current programs, our Sunday Skills Clinics, and our unique Academy. Come see our new locatio in Shadyside Academy. Our Academy vigorously promotes individual growth within a team environment, creating versatile and complete basketball players. Our objective is long-term player development and creating a brighter future for  Pittsburgh's basketball landscape. Academy players are exposed to professional instruction through consistent and intense practices and scrimmages. See the attached Flyer - Flyer
Maximum Hoops Player Development includes year-round basketball camps, workouts, and clinics for boys & girls of all ages. Focusing on expert teaching and coaching, by former college players and coaches, our mission is to help your athlete maximize their development on and off of the court. Current offerings listed here: http://www.maximumhoops.com/














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