MSA Outdoor Classic by Bassment Studios (Paul Alamwala) MSA OUTDOOR CLASSIC This is the second year of the revitalization of the MSA Outdoor Classic, a tournament local hoopers competed at in the 1980s. The organizers of the tournament donate all proceeds to the Canuck Place Children’s Hospice Society, the City of Abbotsford provides support with […]
Abbotsford’s Marek Klassen is taking his talents to Turkey. The 2010 Yale Secondary grad officially signed on the dotted line with a team based in Bakirkoy, a suburb of the capital city of Istanbul. It marks a considerable jump in talent from the British Basketball League, where Klassen spent last season starring with the Worcester Wolves.
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The MSA Outdoor Classic tips off again today (Friday), marking its second consecutive year back in Abbotsford after a 30-plus year absence. A total of six teams with professional, college and high school basketball talent are set to hit the outdoor courts near the MSA Arena. Pro players Marek Klassen and Joel Friesen are both expected to […]
Sneak-Peak: Pre-Season preview of Abbotsford’s high school teams. The last time the M.E.I. Sr. Boys reached the finals was in 1995 when they lost to the Ladysmith Miners – the Eagles were projected to win the tournament but the Miners pulled off 3 straight upsets to win the championships. Prior to that last visit to the […]
Abbotsford Basketball Association’s In Transition: a series spotlighting graduated basketball players from Abbotsford. Marek Klassen – AAA (now AAAA) Champion/MVP with Abbotsford’s Yale Lions, NCCAA Conference Freshman of the Year, Conference All-Academic Member, NCCAA Champion, Junior Canadian Basketball Team Member, British Basketball League (BBL) All-Star, Guard/Captain for BBL Worcester Wolves. In Transition In 2010, Marek […]
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In Transition: Abbotsford Basketball’s series spotlighting graduated (in this case, soon to be graduating) basketball players from Abbotsford. Josh Dhillon…3 time National Gold Medalist in Karate, 2017 AAA Fraser Valley MVP, 2017 AAA Fraser Valley Champion, 2017 AAA BC MVP, and 2017 AAA BC Champion. It’s an impressive resume, one that he hopes to continue […]