Category Archives: Basketball

Junior NBA week 2

Preston Street LA Clippers attended week 2 of the Junior NBA at the Crags Sports Centre on Friday 13th October. Once again it was a great experience for all our players to play in such a well organised event and … Continue reading

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Preston Street are Junior NBA stars

Preston Street are delighted this year to be taking part in the first ever Junior NBA competition to take place in Scotland. Junior NBA is a youth programme which is linked to the National Basketball Association (NBA), the top professional … Continue reading

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P4-5 Basketball Competition

Pupils from our school have attended the South Edinburgh Schools’ Basketball League sessions.at the Crags Sports Centre for the past two years. For session 2016-17, the league has been expanded and will run every Friday during term time, for different … Continue reading

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Great start for basketball club

Our P6-7 boys’ team turned out at the Crags this afternoon for the first South Edinburgh Schools’ Basketball League fixtures of the season. Four clubs were represented – Preston Street, James Gillespie’s, Blaze A and Blaze B – and there … Continue reading

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Sports Awards Ceremony

Following our Sports Day on Tuesday morning, we held our Sports Awards ceremony in the afternoon. The weather came the right way round – sunshine in the morning, followed by rain when we were all safely inside the hall! At … Continue reading

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Basketball Finals

Our basketball team participated in a thrilling final round of the Edinburgh Primary Schools’ Basketball Competition this morning at Meadowbank. Having qualified for the finals back in January, we knew that today’s event would be a really tough competition – … Continue reading

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Busy sporting weekend

Our P4-7 pupils have enjoyed a busy sporting weekend over the past 48 hours. It is great to see such a high proportion of our young people being active and representing themselves and the school. On Friday, around 20 of … Continue reading

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EPSSA Basketball Competition Success

Preston Street produced a great performance at Meadbowbank today to progress to the final round of the Edinburgh Primary Schools’ Basketball Competition. Eight teams (including Preston Street) participated in the afternoon session, with a further eight schools taking part in … Continue reading

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Basketball success at the Crags

Preston Street were well represented as ever at the latest South Edinburgh Schools’ Basketball League fixtures which took place on Friday 27th November 2015. Five teams took part in the P6-7 competitive fixtures on Court 1 – Preston Street P7, … Continue reading

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Basketball League at the Crags

Friday saw the first South Neighbourhood Primary School Basketball League fixtures of the 2015-16 session. Preston Street had a fantastic turnout of around 30 P5-7 pupils, joined by colleagues from a number of other schools including St Peters, James Gillespie’s … Continue reading

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