Year in Review: Looking Back on an Incredible 2018

2018 has come to a close, ending a big year for Kilsyth Basketball at the domestic, state, national and international levels.   Underpinning a wealth of success in 2018 was our Junior and Senior Domestic competitions, which boasted a total of 1152 teams competing on a weekly basis. With just under 400 Senior Domestic teams

All-SEABL Star Isaac Turner Re-Signs With Cobras

The electrifying Isaac Turner has re-signed with the Kilsyth Cobras for their debut season in the new Victorian Elite State League (official name TBA).   Turner starred during his first season with Kilsyth in the SEABL, quickly establishing himself as one of the league’s best scorers and perimeter shooters in 2018. The lefty guard averaged

Ben Ursich Re-Signs With Cobras

Kilsyth junior Ben Ursich has re-signed with the Cobras for their debut season in the new Victorian Elite State League (official name to be announced).   Ursich will look to build on an impressive 2018 campaign, one which saw him play an integral role in the Cobras claiming the SEABL’s best regular season and advancing

Justin Schueller Returns to Lead Cobras in 2019

Justin Schueller has re-signed to lead the Kilsyth Cobra Men for their debut season in the new Victorian Elite State League (official name to be announced).   Schueller returns for a third season at Kilsyth, following a standout 2018 campaign which saw him establish the Cobras as one of the SEABL’s top-flight teams. Schueller led

Sam Woosnam Returns as Lady Cobras Head Coach

Sam Woosnam has re-signed as head coach of the Kilsyth Lady Cobras for their debut season in the new Victorian Elite State League (official name to be announced).   Woosnam returns for a sixth season to lead the Lady Cobras, following yet another standout 2018 campaign which saw Kilsyth finish with the (now-defunct) SEABL’s second

Kilsyth Basketball Joins Victorian Senior Elite League

The Kilsyth and Mountain District Basketball Association (K&MDBA) has officially joined the newly-formed Victorian Senior Elite League (official league name to be announced) for its inaugural season in 2019. The K&MDBA – represented by the Kilsyth Cobras – will join 13 former-SEABL teams in the Victorian Senior Elite League, in addition to four Big-V Championship

Mackenzie, Ahale, Set to Tip-Off NCAA Regular Season

Kilsyth juniors Bree Mackenzie and Jamie Ahale are set to tip-off their 2018/19 collegiate campaigns, with the NCAA season starting next week.   Mackenzie enters her final season with Hawai’i Pacific University, following a redshirt season in 2018/19. The fifth-year senior was named to the All-PacWest First Team in 2017, and will be looking to

Kyle Adnam Named in Australian Boomers Squad

Kilsyth junior Kyle Adnam has been included in the Australian Boomers squad ahead of the fifth window of the FIBA World Cup qualifiers.   Adnam’s inclusion in the Boomers squad is another step forward in what has been a remarkable 14 months for the electrifying guard. The Mount Evelyn Meteors junior made his international debut

Lady Cobras Season Ends With Preliminary Final Loss to Braves

The Kilsyth Lady Cobras were eliminated from the 2018 SEABL postseason on Saturday night, losing to a red-hot Bendigo Braves team at home, 93-64.   With team MVP Steph Blicavs away with Australian Opals duties, the Lady Cobras struggled to keep pace with Bendigo’s high-octane offence, with a third quarter explosion by the Braves proving

Cobras Season Ends in Heartbreak with Preliminary Final Loss to Spectres

The Kilsyth Cobra Men have seen their 2018 SEABL season end in stunning fashion, surrendering an 18 point halftime lead to lose to the Nunawading Spectres on the road, 70-78 in their Preliminary Final on Saturday night.   “It’s a gut wrenching way to finish a season,” Cobras coach Justin Schueller said.   “We gave