No post-Christmas blues for Mystics U14s

  Monday, January 8, 2018

Having not bounced, thrown or kicked a ball (or an opponent) for 3 weeks due to annual festivities, Mystics U14 I were back in action at Stockport's Ball Hall last Saturday. With all 12 Mystics ready, willing and able, my biggest headache wasn't caused by a hangover but how to give each of them the
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The Weekend Wrap Week 14

  Sunday, January 7, 2018

Manchester Mystics started 2018 off in style with 70-45 victory over BA London Lions at the Copper Box in London on Sunday afternoon in the WBBL Championship. The Mystics were led by Captain Georgia Jones' 15 points, 10 rebounds and 8 assists, in what was a true team performance, where all five sta
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Three Mystics and two Magic juniors selected in England squads

  Friday, January 5, 2018

After two successful December camps at the National Basketball Performance Centre in Manchester, Basketball England has announced the list of players selected for further consideration for the Great Britain Under 18 and Under 16 teams. Selected for the Under 18 squads are Manchester Magic's Arinze
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Magic U14s shine in London tournament

  Monday, January 1, 2018

Manchester Magic's U14 Premier team will go into 2018 with a spring in their step following an impressive showing at the Battle in the Capital 2017. Up against seven other teams from the United Kingdom, Spain and the Netherlands, they finished fourth thanks to some top individual and team performan
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Teams invited to register interest in Haris 2018

  Monday, January 1, 2018

Organisers of the Haris Charalambous Memorial Basketball Tournament are inviting teams to register their interest for 2018. Following the success of the 2017 tournament, won by Charnwood College Riders, a number of UK-based and international clubs have already been in touch about taking part. For
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Special exhibition game to kick off this year's Haris Tournament

  Wednesday, December 20, 2017

A special exhibition game featuring past and present Manchester stars will kick off this year's Haris Charalambous Memorial Basketball Tournament, which runs from Wednesday 27th December to Friday 29th December at the Amaechi Basketball Centre. Several exciting names are signed up, with detail
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Mystics U14 tame the Royals

  Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Mystics U14 I have worked hard on their fitness since September so it is somewhat ironic that the lack of it affected us in our home game versus Tameside I last Sunday. Emily Wood was suffering from a sore throat. (Others might give it a more medically correct label but I can't spell tonsillitis....
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The Weekend Wrap Week 13

  Sunday, December 17, 2017

It was a disappointing end to 2017 for the Senior Magic whose debut in the BBL Trophy ended in a 62-89 defeat against the Sheffield Sharks at the EIS Sheffield on Friday night and followed it up with a narrow 84-88 defeat to Derby Trailblazers on Saturday evening. On Friday night the Magic were led
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Mystics U14 take victory in the 'real' Manchester derby

  Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Forget United v City, the real Manchester derby took place at the ABC Theatre of Dreams last Saturday when Mystics U14 II hosted Mystics U14 I in front of a sell out crowd. Mystics I, still in shock from the realisation that Mystics U16 II had pinched their black kit to go to Derby, immediately rece
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