Category Archives: Basketball

Junior NBA Week 6

Today was the final week of the Junior NBA. Here are a few pictures from today’s opening game, a competitive match between Sciennes and Preston Street. Thanks to Eoghann Dover from Blaze who coached the team today. Thanks to everyone … Continue reading

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Junior NBA Week 5

Here are some pictures from week 5 of our Junior NBA conference at the Crags Sports Centre. We played three games against Sciennes, James Gillespie’s and Craigour Park, all of which were entertaining and played in a great spirit. Usually … Continue reading

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Junior NBA Week 3

Thanks to all the pupils who came along to Week 3 of the Junior NBA at the Crags as we participated in three entertaining games against Liberton, Craigour Park and Sciennes. As always everyone played well and our P6s in … Continue reading

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Junior NBA Week 2

We enjoyed another fun-filled Friday afternoon of Junior NBA action at the Crags today, with games against Craigour Park, Sciennes and James Gillespie’s. With three matches, and a slightly smaller squad than usual, there was plenty of game time for … Continue reading

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Junior NBA 2019-20

Preston Street are participating in the Jr NBA primary schools’ basketball programme for the third consecutive year. The Jr NBA first came to Scotland in 2017-18, with schools from Edinburgh participating in a series of games culminating in end of … Continue reading

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Girls’ basketball festival

Ten P6 and P7 girls participated in a girls’ basketball festival at the Crags this morning. The festival was organised by the Blaze basketball club as part of their drive to encourage more girls to take up basketball. Five teams … Continue reading

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Fun Friday basketball festival

P5-7 pupils from Preston Street and Pentland participated in the first ‘Fun Friday’ basketball event of the year at the Crags Sports Centre. The young people from both schools were put into teams across two courts – one for players … Continue reading

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Final Friday Festival

The last Friday basketball festival of the year took place on 21st June at the Crags Sports Centre, with pupils from Preston Street and Pentland participating in a series of fun 4 v 4 basketball games. The festivals have been … Continue reading

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Sports Awards Assembly

We held our annual Sports Awards Assembly last week. The awards are held to celebrate our pupils’ sporting achievement, and to recognise the role played by volunteers in delivering sporting opportunities for our young people. ‘Achievement’ can have a variety … Continue reading

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Friday festival fun at the Crags

Following the success of last month’s inaugural event, we returned to the Crags Sports Centre on Friday 24th May for another basketball festival. This month’s event featured around 40 players from Pentland and Preston Street schools playing a series of … Continue reading

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