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  • Is Your Child Ready for a Travel Team?

    As a child improves in a certain sport, the opportunities for them to play more and face tougher competition increase. Before allowing your child to make the jump to travel team play, here are some questions to ask.

  • Does Height Still Matter in Basketball?

    The old theory is that no matter how old you are, if you are considerably taller than the other athletes your age, you’ll probably do well at basketball. If you see a middle school student taller than six feet, it’s considered a crying shame if that person isn’t playing on the school basketball team. This theory still holds true to some degree, but there’s an important factor to size in the game of basketball: while it’s good to be tall, it’s much better to be tall with skills.

  • Q&A with Erin Boley

    2015-16 Gatorade Girls Basketball Player of the Year and former Upward rec player Erin Boley talks about her love of basketball and adjusting to playing at the collegiate level.