Basketball

Penrith’s Matt Nielsen took on the world – and succeeded

Before he captained the Australian Boomers at two Olympic Games and carved out a successful career in European basketball, Matt Nielsen was ditching school...

Never stop believing

Penrith Youth League basketballer Marshal Ndebele was always overlooked by the system. He never made state teams and was never told he would one day...

Goldrick heads to US to chase basketball dream

Daniel Goldrick may only be 16-years-old but that hasn’t stopped him from following his dream of one day playing in the NBA in America. The...

Ella shoots for the stars (and stripes)

Penrith teenager Ella Edwards is one of the hardest working and dedicated young sport stars around. Five days a week you’ll find the 13-year-old basketballer...

Panthers focus on Youth League teams in 2016

The Penrith Basketball Association will begin a new era this weekend when it fields three Youth League teams and no senior teams for the...

Slice of basketball history for St Doms

St Dominic’s College has achieved a feat no other school in the state has ever done before by being crowned champions in three Combined...

Appreciating the game

Local basketballer Ella Tofaeono almost gave it all away, that was until a serious knee injury changed her perspective on life and the game. The...

Penrith’s basketball blow

Basketball in the local area could take a hit next year after the Penrith Basketball Association voted to not enter teams into the 2016...

Veteran snapper calls it a day

In his half century of covering basketball, Noel Rowsell has seen more three-pointers, thrilling finishes and talented players than he could possibly recount. Now the...