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Rainford Named MWBA MVP

The votes are in. And a member of the Maritime Women’s Basketball Association’s newest team has been named the league’s Most Valuable Player. Lauren Rainford of the expansion Miramichi Hericanes was named MVP following a vote by league teams. Teams were not able to vote for a player from their own team. Rainford led all...
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Semifinal Saturday on Tap

And then there were four. Four teams remain in pursuit of the Pro*Line Summit Legacy Cup championship this weekend as the Maritime Women’s Basketball Association prepares to crown a champion. Who will it be? Undefeated and reigning champion Halifax Thunder? Second place Lake City 56ers of Dartmouth/Cole Harbour? How about the Fredericton Freeze, winners of...
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56ers Mount Huge Comeback

So, the word buzzing around the Maritime Women’s Basketball Association has been parity. Absolutely right. The MWBA had yet another white-knuckle post-season elimination game Thursday night to decide who the fourth and final team was going to be to advance to this weekend’s Pro*Line Stadium Legacy Cup championship. That final team is the Lake City...
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One Final Spot Remains

It’s a cross-bridge clash tonight. And the winner will fill the final spot in this weekend’s Pro*Line Stadium Legacy Cup championship, joining three other teams who qualified earlier in the week. What a Maritime Women’s Basketball Association battle this is going to be. Lake City 56ers of Dartmouth/Cole Harbour will welcome Halifax Hornets to the...
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Three Teams Earn Tickets

Three tickets have been punched. Only one dance card remains. Regular season champion Halifax Thunder, Fredericton Freeze and Saint John’s Port City Fog has all earned a spot in this weekend’s Pro*Line Stadium Legacy Cup championship in the Nova Scotia capital. The Final Quartet will be held at Dalhousie University. Thunder, 10-0 during the regular...
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Thunder Headlines Post-Season

The Halifax Thunder has been an amazing story since the Maritime Women’s Basketball Association launched in 2022. There is a Thunder aura across the MWBA and why not? The franchise has never lost a regular season game over three seasons. Let that sink in. Yes, there have been some battles including a pair of two...
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‘Canes Guard Earns Crown

The Miramichi Her-Icanes did not exist this time last year. Fast forward to 2024 and the ‘Canes’ star player is the Maritime Women’s Basketball Association regular season scoring champion. Lauren Rainford averaged 23.5 points per game this season with the Miramichi expansion squad. She capped her remarkable season with 25 points Sunday in a loss...
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Thunder Continues Amazing Run

Well, it’s official. Halifax Thunder is a perfect 30-for-30 when it comes to regular season games played and regular season wins in the Maritime Women’s Basketball Association. Thunder kept its mark intact Sunday with a wildly-entertaining and offensive-minded 99-87 win over city rival Halifax Hornets which held a halftime lead. The squad finished 10-0. Sandy...
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Fourth Frame Sparks Freeze

Fredericton Freeze appeared out of contention in this game. The Freeze had blown two leads of seven points in the first half and watched Miramichi Her-Icanes take control of the game including entering the fourth quarter. That’s when things changed for the hometown Freeze. Fredericton outscored Miramichi 20-9 in the pivotal fourth quarter and would...
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