Category Archives: Basketball

EPSSA Basketball 2019

Our basketball team had great fun at the EPSSA basketball competition on Monday at the Crags Sports Centre. Eight schools participated in the morning qualifying round, including Preston Street, with a further eight schools playing in the afternoon. Preston Street … Continue reading

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Junior NBA update

The latest round of the Junior NBA took place on Friday at the Crags. Our group of 8 boys and 3 girls participated in two games, against Sciennes PS and a mixed team from Sciennes and James Gillespie’s. Well done … Continue reading

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P6 Basketball

The P6 and P6/7 classes have been receiving basketball lessons as part of their PE curriculum, courtesy of local club Boroughmuir Blaze. Pupils in both classes have developed their skills through a mixture of training activities and games led by … Continue reading

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Junior NBA Wizards

Ten of our P6 and P7 pupils were at the Crags Sports Centre on Friday afternoon for the first week of fixtures in the 2019 Junior NBA. The Junior NBA is a worldwide initiative which sees competitions organised locally for … Continue reading

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Girls’ Basketball Festival

12 of our P6 and P7 pupils attended a special Girls’ Basketball Festival at the Crags Sports Centre on Monday. Girls from ten different schools participated in skills sessions, led by players from the Caledonia Pride Women’s British Basketball League … Continue reading

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EPSSA Basketball Competition 2018

Preston Street participated in the EPSSA basketball competition at the Crags Sports Centre in January 2018. A team of 7 boys and 5 girls represented the school in group matches against teams from Duddingston, Buckstone and Bonaly, while another four … Continue reading

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Junior NBA week 4

Preston Street returned to the Crags on Friday 17th November for the latest round of the Junior NBA programme, featuring a game between Preston Street LA Clippers and James Gillespie’s Sacramento Kings.  We had a full squad of 12 players … Continue reading

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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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