MWBA - Maritime Womens Basketball Association

MWBA: Spring 2022

Maritime Women's Basketball Association

Six Teams Eye New Competitive League

There are six teams prepared to be a part of the Maritime Women’s Basketball Association.

For more information on the league, anticipating opening in 2022, don’t hesitate to contact the MWBA through this website.

The MWBA is an amateur league designed for women 19 and over and will offer a competitive environment under a well-maintained operation including an involved executive and board of directors made up almost entirely of women.

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MWBA Confirms Six Teams to Begin Play

The Maritime Women’s Basketball Association is ready to roll with six franchises, beginning in April of 2022. The MWBA solidified six locations during a Zoom conference call. Despite the possibility of expansion from the Original Six centres, the MWBA voted unanimously to take it slowly. Nova Scotia will be represented by the Halifax Hornets, Halifax...
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Pro Players Laud MWBA; Hope to Play in 2022

Kaylee Kilpatrick, Hannah Brown and Tessa Stammberger have enjoyed European pro careers. Drive, intensity and a competitive fire that burns in any pursuit they tackle. Those are certainly three characteristics that identify a trio of remarkably strong women from the Maritimes, who have turned basketball into a way of life. There’s a solid chance all...
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Our Logo – How It All Came About for the MWBA

First version of MWBA logo  Creating a logo is not an easy endeavour. Multiple phases are parts of finding the right look, the right colours and scheme and finding one that appeals to many for a number of reasons. Just like the Maritime Women’s Basketball Association. One of the first orders of business – almost...
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NBCC Moncton Marketing Class Gets Experience With MWBA

Marketing students eager for real world experience meet a fledgling sports league getting ready to launch its first season – it’s a slam dunk of a collaboration. A group of Business Administration: Marketing students at New Brunswick Community College Moncton Campus are creating a marketing plan for the newly-formed Maritime Women’s Basketball Association (MWBA). It’s...
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Veteran NB Coach, Administrator Tackles Key MWBA Role

Tyler Slipp doesn’t think small scale. Uh-uh. Big scale or go home is the mantra. Slipp will bring that reputation with him as he joins the Maritime Women’s Basketball Association as the league coordinator. His duties are numerous, but in a nutshell, Slipp will be the eyes and ears for Commissioner Tasia McKenna, her executive...
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Momentum Continues to Build for Maritime Circuit

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MWBA Commissioner Builds Powerhouse Board

Commissioner Tasia McKenna has announced her team for the Maritime Women’s Basketball Association. It is a stacked lineup. Most positions have been filled, with a few remaining spots to be secured. The MWBA is scheduled to open in the spring of 2022 with six teams. Draft scheduling would see a 12-game regular season followed by...
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Former UNB Star Named Freeze Head Coach – And She’s Coming to Play

Leah Bowers decided the time was right to get back into basketball. In fact, Bowers thought the time was so right, she’s getting back into the game in two different roles. Meet the new head coach of the Maritime Women’s Basketball Association’s Fredericton Freeze. And meet the first player with the franchise. Bowers, the former...
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MWBA Brings in Workhorse for Executive Team

Cindy Levesque is spinning plenty of plates these days. And more plates are waiting to jump into the fray. Expecting her first child in April, working as the Acting Manager of First Nations Relations and Organizational Development with the Government of New Brunswick, playing pick-up basketball and – oh yeah – part of the provincial...
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