Team Sunderland basketball

  • Sunderland City Predators beat Kendal Warriors convincingly

    Predators crash to another late defeat

    November 2, 2014 at 11:20 am

    Sunderland City Predators were beaten 56-45 in their second consecutive National League defeat on Saturday night, despite leading for three quarters against Lancashire Spinners. Scott Graham hit 8 points early in the fourth to fire Lancashire ahead for the first time since the first basket of the game, with his two […]

     
  • Predators prepare for Spinners’ visit

    Predators prepare for Spinners’ visit

    October 31, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Pete Gouda will hope to continue his scoring run this weekend as Sunderland City Predators host Lancashire Spinners. The American has averaged twenty two points per game after 3 games in a Predators jersey, and despite scoring twenty last weekend away at Leeds Tigers, his team suffered a 64-55 defeat. […]

     
  • Gouda grew more and more influential as the game went on. Picture credit: Trevor Roberts

    Sunderland City Predators in stunning 28 point National League win

    October 19, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Sunderland City Predators stormed to a stunning twenty eight point win on Saturday night against Kendal Warriors, sealing back-to-back wins in the National League. Predators led for the entire game and hit twelve three-pointers on their way to a 91-63 victory; their first at CitySpace this season. Kendal struggled late […]

     
  • Sunderland Predators ready for Kendal challenge

    Sunderland Predators ready for Kendal challenge

    October 17, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Sunderland City Predators are set for their second home National League match this weekend against Kendal Warriers, after securing their first win in their last match. The Predators beat Sefton Stars 75-69 at the Hawthorns SC last Sunday, leaving them fourth in the Division Four North after two games. Coach […]

     
  • Sunderland City Predators in action against Bury

    No National League for Predators women’s Basketball

    October 14, 2014 at 3:30 pm

    The Sunderland City Predators Women’s Basketball team will not be entering the National league this year it has been announced. Linda Hughes, a spokesperson for the Predators, confirmed a clash between the players work schedule and the weekend fixture list made it nigh on impossible for a team to be […]

     
  • Predators coach confident team are improving

    Predators coach confident team are improving

    October 8, 2014 at 11:00 am

    Sunderland City Predators coach Brian Calder is confident his team are continuing to improve, after Saturday night’s league 63-61 defeat to Preston College. The Predators had led by thirteen points with less than seven minutes remaining at CitySpace,but a stunning Preston comeback saw them beaten by just two points. After […]

     
  • Sunderland Predators beaten by Preston in thrilling climax

    Sunderland Predators beaten by Preston in thrilling climax

    October 6, 2014 at 1:00 pm

    Sunderland City Predators suffered a heart-breaking 63-61 defeat to Preston College on Saturday evening, in their long-awaited return to basketball’s National League. The Predators led by a single point with 28 seconds remaining, having battled back from eleven down in the first quarter at CitySpace. Dan Miller hit Preston’s eventual […]

     
  • Sunderland City Predators set for national league tip-off

    Sunderland City Predators set for national league tip-off

    October 3, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    Sunderland City Predators are ready to start life in basketball’s National League this Saturday evening, as they become the first team from the City to do so in 20 years. The CitySpace-based team, coached by former Sunderland player Brian Calder, will tip-off their charge in Division 4 North against Preston’s College […]

     
  • The 1980s Sunderland basketball side – in pictures

    The 1980s Sunderland basketball side – in pictures

    July 22, 2014 at 9:30 am

    The Sunderland side of the late 80s, early 90s regularly competed for cup, league and European honours, and was widely regarded as the hotbed of basketball in the UK.  At its peak, the Sunderland basketball side – which operated under various names – played in front of 5,000 people. With […]

     
  • Sunderland Maestros' Ken Nottage in action in 1984. Photo: Gordon Jones

    Predators bring National League basketball back to Sunderland after 20 year hiatus

    July 21, 2014 at 12:49 pm

    Sunderland City Predators are set to re-introduce National League basketball to the city after a 20 year hiatus. Local players are being called upon to attend open trials for the latest addition to the Predators franchise as they look to bring back the heady days of the 80s and 90s. […]