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Freeze Announces New Home

The Fredericton Freeze has always had a home city. Just never a true home court. That will change in 2024. The Maritime Women’s Basketball Association entrant will play out of the sparkling Richard J. Currie Center’s Performance Centre on the campus of University of New Brunswick for the majority of its home games next season....
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Thunder Star Joins Tiger Staff

Karla Yepez has a winning pedigree. Dalhousie University Tigers are seeking exactly that. Yepez, who starred for five seasons with the University of Prince Edward Island Panthers, is turning to coaching, joining Atlantic University Sport rival Dalhousie University Tigers as an assistant coach. She has a familiar face on head coach Tanya McKay’s staff. Parker...
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MWBA Voice Adds Podcast

A new podcast based in New Brunswick features a very familiar voice to the Maritime Women’s Basketball Association. Bill Gibson, the voice of the MWBA’s Fredericton Freeze and Saint John’s Port City Fog, launched Late Scratches, a podcast that made its debut in early September. Late Scratches was designed to fill a void with the disappearing...
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MWBA Stalwart Inks Pro Deal

The Maritime Women’s Basketball Association continues to make waves. A third player has signed a professional contract for the 2023-24 season. Tiffany Reynolds of the reigning MWBA champion Halifax Thunder has signed a pact to play in Nicaragua with Tipitapa. The franchise came into existence in 2019. She joins Thunder teammate Karissa Kajorinne (Portugal) and...
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Thunder Hosting Golf Event

The Halifax Thunder can certainly play basketball. Now, it’s time to switch grips. The reigning Maritime Women’s Basketball Association champion Thunder is hosting its first-ever fundraising golf tournament, seeking to raise finances for the 2024 season. The MWBA is a non-profit league and the Thunder is seeking financial support to help cover costs of gymnasium...
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MWBA Star Back in Portugal

Karissa Kajorinne is returning to Portugal for her second year of professional basketball. The offensive-star with the Maritime Women’s Basketball Association champion Halifax Thunder re-signed with Olivais in Portugal, the team she broke into the professional ranks with in 2022. Kajorinne appeared in 22 games last season with Olivais, which plays in a 16-team league....
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Berry Named Bolts’ Coach

Allie Berry is the new head coach of the Crandall University Chargers. Berry, a formidable force with the Moncton Mystics of the Maritime Women’s Basketball Association, will take over the Chargers, preparing them for the 2023-24 Atlantic Collegiate Athletic Association season. She will be joined by familiar faces. Jill Smith, who guided Crandall for five...
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Hornets’ Star Inks Pro Pact

Out of the blue came the call. Now, Sophia Widmeyer is wearing blue. Widmeyer, who recently finished her first Maritime Women’s Basketball Association season with the Halifax Hornets, was preparing to play her first professional season in Portugal this year, when a surprise call turned things around. ‘To be honest, it all came together very...
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Hornets’ Guard Joins Tigers

Eva Widmeyer will wear new colours at the Atlantic University Sport level. Widmeyer, who played the 2023 Maritime Women’s Basketball Association season with the Halifax Hornets, has joined the Dalhousie University Tigers in Halifax. Head coach Tanya McKay made the announcement on Widmeyer, a transfer from AUS rival Acadia University Axewomen. She will enter the...
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