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At Jesuit few things are more popular and successful than intramural sports. Almost every Jesuit student competes in one at some point in his career, and no single sport is bigger than basketball. Every year, the Jesuit Basketball Association gathers the school’s best basketball players who don’t play school basketball and play a full season capped off by playoffs....
Heartbreak. Last year’s Jesuit Basketball Association runners-up The Crew (also known as TBC) suffered a brutal, one-point loss in the 2011 title game, a contentious finish tantamount in controversy only to the team’s now-banned jerseys, which depicted the Coors Light mountain logo.   That said, the hangover from defeat hasn’t clouded the team’s mindset going into 2012.  In fact, last year’s...
JESUIT--Nick Ackels ’12, owner of and forward for JBA team Blake Griffin & Company, expects big things from his team this year. “Returning last year’s league MVP, Matt White, is a great start, obviously,” explains the player/owner. “In addition to having him, we return guards Sheldon Robbs ’12 and Michael Stephens ’12. It’s going to be a great year for...

JBA

After two weeks of inactivity, Jesuit students gathered once again on Sundays, February 28 and March 6, 2011. Players were eager to get back on the court to showcase their skills and improve their team’s standings.  The Crew remains a controversial fixture atop the league, with their uncanny ability to shoot more ridiculous shots than any other team in the...

JBA Week 2

Last Sunday, January 30, nine teams met for the second consecutive week to battle for two hours on the hardcourt. Diversiteam turned in another solid performance this week, as did Phili, both eliminating any and all opposition in their paths. While these teams lit up the court with their electrifying performances, several others struggled mightily. Team Jacked issued another...
Last Sunday, January 23, Jesuit students squared off in the first day of the 2011 JBA season. With ten teams playing and three hours allotted for games, athletes from all teams left the gym exhausted.  This year features a couple new fixtures atop the leader board, with a surprisingly strong performance from the BC. With two former Jesuit basketball players...
On January 21, 2010, a group of 10 sophomores came together in room 234 after school for the 2nd annual Jesuit Basketball Developmental League Draft (JBDL).  The JBDL is a Jesuit intramural league for freshmen and sophomores who may not be good enough or serious enough to be a part of the highly competitive school team, but still want a competitive league...

JBA Draft

On Thursday, January 13,  a group of Juniors, Seniors, and Faculty got together for the 9th annual Jesuit Basketball Association (JBA) draft. The JBA is an intramural basketball league that all Jesuit students can take part in. The league was created nine years ago and has been very successful. Commissioner Ken Howell, entering his fourth year with the league, says, “The league is so successful...

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