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MWBA: The Work Continues to Showcase Season II in Spring, 2023!

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January Key Month For MWBA

A year ago at this time, nothing was on the backburner. It was all frontburner details for what was then the fledgling Maritime Women’s Basketball Association. As the calendar flipped to 2023, plans continue for Season II of the MWBA after last year’s remarkable debut. An expansion committee has been formed to discuss the possibility...
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Thunder Player Back in AUS

Ellen Hatt has had a busy fall. The Fall River, NS, product was working with Sports and Entertainment Atlantic, when opportunity knocked in Fredericton. Hatt answered the door. She is now studying law at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton and, despite a hectic schedule with the books, a fifth year of USPORTS eligibility...
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Fog Star Shines on Pitch

The Maritime Women’s Basketball Association had numerous outstanding athletes – and perhaps more importantly – numerous outstanding multi-sport athletes play in its memorable debut season. That trend was solidified recently when Port City Fog’s Megan Stewart pitched in to help University of New Brunswick Reds win their seventh consecutive Atlantic Collegiate Athletic Association women’s rugby...
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MWBA News ‘N Notes

Maritime Women’s Basketball Association’s first-ever MVP, Haley McDonald, reached an impressive milestone as the Atlantic University Sport women’s basketball conference kicked off last weekend. McDonald hung 23 points in a 94-57 win over St. Francis Xavier University X-Women, passing Paloma Anderson as the Axewomen’s all-time leader in points scored with 1460 career points.    ...
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Familiar Faces Set for Season

There are a number of players who competed in the inaugural Maritime Women’s Basketball Association season returning to the court at the USPORTS and Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association levels for the 2022-23 season. That list doesn’t include former USPORTS player Karissa Kajorinne, who is in her rookie pro season in Portugal, after leading the MWBA’s...
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Fog Coach Earns Coach NB Role

Madeline Belding has had a busy summer. You’d expect nothing less from the Sussex native. A veteran assistant U SPORTS coach – and first-ever head coach of the Maritime Women’s Basketball Association’s Port City Fog of Saint John – has been named women and girls’ program manager with Coach NB. Belding was the only female...
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Thunder Coach Joins Tigers

The Maritime Women’s Basketball Association is certainly proud of all its players who jumped on board for its inaugural season from May through late June. Same can be said for MWBA coaches. Parker Regan, who was head coach of the regular season champion Halifax Thunder, has moved into the Atlantic University Sport level, accepting a...
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MWBA Player Returns to AUS

For love of game. After finishing a four-year career with the University of Prince Edward Island Panthers, Karla Yepez figured her basketball playing career was over. Had it been over, it was quite a USPORTS ride for the 24-year-old from Ecuador. A national bronze medal with the Panthers, 78 games played, an Atlantic University Sport...
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MWBA Star Lands Pro Deal

From her first game to her last, Karissa Kajorinne had a special year. Just like the Maritime Women’s Basketball Association, in fact. Kajorinne, an Ontario product, has signed a professional deal after the MWBA wrapped its first season back in June. Playing with the Windsor Edge, Kajorinne paced the league in scoring. She scored 246...
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