Wednesday, October 21, 2015

The Worthington Hooker Basketball Association (WHBA) welcomes you to its 12th season!


The Worthington Hooker Basketball Association (WHBA)
welcomes you to its 12th season!
November 2015 - April 2016

Boys and girls of all skill levels, grades 1-8, are encouraged to participate in intramural play, weekday evenings at the Hooker School gym on Whitney Avenue, to wear sneakers and to bring their own basketballs (with names printed on them) if possible.

There will be Season Kickoff Clinics where your child can register for the coming season, have fun, and learn some basketball basics:

Grades 1-2: Monday, Nov. 16th, 5:30-6:45 p.m.

Grades 3-4: Monday, Nov. 16th, 6:45-8 p.m.; Friday, Nov. 20th, 5:30-7 p.m.

Grades 5-6: Tuesday, Nov. 17th, 5:30-7 p.m.; Thurs., Nov. 19th, 5:30-7 p.m.

Grades 7-8: Wednesday, Nov. 18th, 5:30-7 p.m.

(Kindergartners may play Saturdays 9-10:30 a.m. at J. Martinez School, starting Dec. 5; see http://www.cityofnewhaven.com/Parks/news/media/2015BBallLeagues.pdf .)

Regular Schedule for practices, intramurals, and eventually games (usually at other schools) will begin the week of Nov. 30 (on days when school is canceled, these sessions will also be canceled):

Grades 1-2: Mondays, 5:30-6:45 p.m.

Grades 3-4: Mondays, 6:45-8 p.m.; Fridays, approximately 5:30 p.m. (game night)

Grades 5-6: Tuesdays, 5:30-7 p.m.; Thursdays, approx. 5:30 p.m. (game night)

Grades 7-8: Wednesdays, 5:30-7 p.m.; Fridays, approx. 5:30 p.m. (game night)

Register by November 20 (please use the attached registration/medical release forms, or register at http://www.gowhba.org/ ). Cost: $35, online or by check.  Each player receives a T-shirt and is invited to participate in a season-ending awards/pizza party.

Tryouts for competitive Travel Teams will be held the week of November 30, when practices officially begin. For more information, email questions to:

Josiah Brown (josiahbrown@yahoo.com) or Katie Yates (gowhba@gmail.com)

Many thanks to various coaches and parents for their service already as volunteers! Parents -- please join us!  Several will be continuing to volunteer as coaches, but additional parents are needed to help out whenever possible.

Hoping to see you on the court!

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