Team Sunderland basketball

  • Damian Warriner, left, has been a key part of Sunderland's team this season. Picture credit: Trevor Roberts

    Sunderland Predators Basketball season so far

    November 3, 2015 at 10:34 am

    After a mixed start to the season, SportsByte’s Adam Arbon assesses the Sunderland City Predators men’s Basketball team’s opening three matches in the National League division four. There will be no easy games but I am impressed with the manner of the teams win – this was the opinion of […]

     
  • Chris Scott in action for the Predators against Gateshead Phoenix

    Predators look to bounce back against Gateshead

    October 16, 2015 at 2:36 pm

    Sunderland City Predators men’s Basketball team go into the game against local rivals Gateshead Phoenix this weekend looking to rebound after a disappointing defeat against the Derby Trailblazers III. Head coach Brian Calder says that the team need to keep unforced errors down and increase the defensive intensity heading into […]

     
  • Coach Calder lauds successful day at Predators’ showcase event

    Coach Calder lauds successful day at Predators’ showcase event

    April 27, 2015 at 1:03 pm

    Sunderland City Predators Basketball head coach Brian Calder heralded the clubs showcase event at the CitySpace on Saturday as a success, despite the senior team losing out to guests Team Northumbria. The day kicked off early in the morning with a couple of training sessions for kids aged 5-15. Dom […]

     
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    Predators Basketball aim to get back on track with home double-header

    February 27, 2015 at 2:00 pm

    Back to back home games for the Sunderland City Predators Basketball team this weekend gives the side a chance to get back to winning ways. Following two games in successive weeks against the leaders and second-placed team respectively, which despite being improved performances, both ended in defeat, this weekend will […]

     
  • Chris Scott in action for the Predators against Gateshead Phoenix

    Calder has mixed emotions after Newcastle defeat

    February 25, 2015 at 10:42 am

    Sunderland City Predators Basketball Head Coach, Brian Calder, admitted to being left with “mixed emotions” following defeat against league leaders, Team Newcastle last weekend. Newcastle ran out 67-55 winners against the Wearsiders, but Calder believes his Sunderland team gave their opposition a fright. He said: “We gave them a fright, […]

     
  • The Predators fell away in the second half as Myerscough extended their lead and took the victory.

    Defeat leaves Predators coach with mixed emotions

    February 18, 2015 at 11:15 am

    Sunderland City Predators Head Coach, Brian Calder, was left with mixed emotions following their 26 point defeat to Myerscough College Giants on Saturday. The men’s Basketball team lost 87-61 to Myerscough at CitySpace, Sunderland and Calder believes the Wearsiders second half performance was what cost them. “To compete with this […]

     
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    City Basketball team face high flying Myerscough

    February 13, 2015 at 2:42 pm

    The Sunderland City Predators Basketball team’s next game in the English Basketball League Division 4 fixture is a daunting-looking game against second placed Myerscough College Giants. The Giants have only lost one game this season, yet, remarkably, they still remain behind undefeated Team Newcastle University. The Predators go into the […]

     
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    Participation problems hinder Basketball progress

    December 26, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    A lack of participation at a young age hinders the progress of basketball in the North East, according to Sunderland City Predators player Jordan Eley. His own side have struggled in their inaugural season and find themselves on the back of a five match losing streak, and according to Eley […]

     
  • Sunderland City Predators beat Kendal Warriors convincingly

    Predators Basketball team face tough Gateshead test

    December 12, 2014 at 1:15 pm

    Sunderland City Predators Basketball team face a tough test this weekend when they take on Gateshead Phoenix in a local clash at CitySpace. The Preadator’s will be looking to bounce back after suffering five successive defeats, including a recent 73-71 defeat to high flying Tameside. Despite their poor recent form, […]

     
  • Predators frustrated by last minute match cancellation

    Predators frustrated by last minute match cancellation

    December 7, 2014 at 7:30 pm

    Sunderland City Predators have been left frustrated after last night’s match was cancelled beyond their control, with opponents Liverpool II unable to find the numbers to field a team. Predators announced on Friday evening via their Twitter feed that the match will be rescheduled in 2015, in a disappointing situation […]