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Friday Night Lights in Full Stride!

10/14/2014

From the desk of Coach Vickie… Week 3 was all about working the Pick and Roll. It is used 85% of the time in all of basketball. We will continue to perfect this skill over the rest of the season.  Number 1 mistake that kids make is that they forget who they are supposed to…

FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS UPDATE

10/6/2014

From the Desk of Coach Vickie……      So far this season, we have seen much improvement from all the girls.  We are looking to continue our success by focusing on our three points of emphasis:  Defense, Rebounding and Passing and Cutting to the basket. Defense: We play defense with our hands up, we stay low and…

Week Two League Schedule is Light

09/30/2014

Due to the observance of Yom Kippur this weekend, the Pistons Academy League of Birmingham has a very light schedule this week with only four teams having a practice. Thursday at Quarton will have four practices:  The Cardinals and Spurs will practice from 6-7pm while the Bulls and Tar Heels will practice from 7-8pm.  On Friday,…

Fall League Rosters Now Posted

09/23/2014

The Pistons Academy Fall League in Birmingham has completed it’s player evaluation and draft.  Rosters and opening week schedules are now posted on our LEAGUES page.  Coaching contact numbers are also posted so we please ask that you contact your coach if you will be having any attendance issues or conflicts. Looking ahead, there will be no…

Still Time to Register for Fall League!

09/17/2014

The Pistons Academy Fall Basketball League will tip-off with the draft this weekend at Berkshire Middle School in Birmingham. The league has openings for boys and girls in grades 2-9 and all skill levels are welcome.  “The nice thing about a league that takes only individual registrations is that we can distribute talent equally to all…