MWBA - Maritime Womens Basketball Association

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Anna Lee LeBlanc could use an extra hour in a day. Heck, how about an extra two hours? Busy? Yes. But she has a unique ability to multi-task and juggle numerous commitments, sometimes with a moment of notice, LeBlanc moves swiftly. Her latest move? Well, that’s something she wasn’t expecting. LeBlanc, a remarkably talented and...
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Jen McKenzie sat in a nearly empty Halifax gymnasium a number of years ago. After watching a high-level women’s basketball game during a summer tournament, McKenzie and a crew of observers talked about the need for something, something more than just a weekend of serious competition once or twice a year. A few years later,...
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After a three-year commitment to help establish the Maritime Women’s Basketball Association, the only commissioner the league has ever known is moving on. Tasia McKenna, a native of Timberlea, NS, and former star point guard with Lakehead University Thunderwolves in Ontario, was part of the startup of the six-team league. She presided over two seasons...
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Tiffany Reynolds of the Halifax Thunder has had a solid few months of winning. Not long after helping the Maritime Women’s Basketball Association’s Thunder to a Legacy Cup championship in June, Reynolds helped her Tipitapa squad to a professional title in Nicaragua. Playing her first pro season, Reynolds and Tipitapa swept Real Esteli in three...
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Quite a moment for Reese Baxendale. The guard with University of New Brunswick scored her 1,000th Atlantic University Sport women’s basketball conference point, helping the Reds to an eventual 84-62 over host St. Francis Xavier University X-Women in Antigonish, NS. Baxendale, out of Apohoqui, NB, scored 984 of those points with the University of Prince...
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Jessice Keripe scored seven points and earned 18 minutes of floor time to help Toronto Metropolitan University Bold to a 76-65 win over over British Columbia’s University of Victoria Vikes on Friday. Bold is hosting its own tournament this weekend. Keripe, who played with the Maritime Women’s Basketball Association’s Port City Fog of Saint John,...
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The Maritime Women’s Basketball Association is preparing for its third season of action in the spring of 2024. Until that magical time arrives, fans of the MWBA can certainly follow a plethora of players as they play at the university, collegiate and professional levels during the 2023-24 season. Let’s take a spin around various conferences...
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Tiffany Reynolds is lighting things up in Nicaragua. The Maritime Women’s Basketball Association star is with Tipitapa in Nicaragua and enjoying her first professional season. Reynolds played with the MWBA Legacy Cup champion Halifax Thunder last season. She averaged 11.4 points per game with Halifax and signed her first professional contract with Tipitapi following the...
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A familiar face with the Maritime Women’s Basketball Association and a vocal leader of the Halifax Hornets has taken on a key role with University of King’s College in the Nova Scotia capital. Jasmine Parent is now the Equity Officer at the Halifax university. Parent has played for the Hornets since the MWBA’s inception, helping...
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The Maritime Women’s Basketball Association will host its annual general meeting Tuesday, Oct. 24. The session will be held virtually. Plans for the 2024 season have been under way since the MWBA’s second season of play ended last June at TD Station in Saint John with a record crowd of 1,209 on hand. More information...
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