Training Changes Update

Please be aware that our training schedules have recently changed. New training schedules are shown below: Boys National League Squads Under 14: Monday and Thursday 6-7.30pm at Nechells Wellbeing Centre Under 16: Monday and Thursday 7.30-9pm at Nechells Wellbeing Centre Under 18: Monday and Thursday 7.30-9pm at Nechells Wellbeing Centre   Girls National League Squads

Half Term Camp

COB will be running a Half Term Camp from Monday 16th February until Friday 21st February delivered by senior club coaches, Herman Wilson and Rob Palmer.  The camp will take place each day from 10am – 3pm as follows: Monday 16th February – Nechells Community Sports Centre Tuesday 17th February – South and City College

Weekend Round Up 25/26 October

The Seniors slipped to a 1&3 record following a disappointing performance at Loughborough University Riders resulted in a loss on Sunday. After a slow start the team looked to be slipping into gear on the back of 2 Danny Williams drives and a Matt Catlow inside finish. However a frustrating free throw display ensured that

Weekend Round Up 11/12 October

After last Saturday’s opening day loss, the COB senior team hit the road on Sunday to visit Derby Trailblazers for a Division 4 Midlands match up. In another game steeped in refereeing controversy, COB were dealt a double blow in the lead up to tip off as the team were without the influential leadership, experience

Opening Night

A busy weekend of basketball saw plenty of success for COB as the club hosted our first Senior Men’s National League game at Nechells on Saturday 4th October. A packed crowd saw COB lose a thriller 75-76 to Birmingham Mets but the real success was the delivery of a fabulous day of basketball and no

2014 Pre Season Action

Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st September saw our Under 13, 14, 16 and 18 boys teams all in action as we hosted pre season tournaments. On Saturday the annual COB Invitational Tournament saw Peckham Pride and Cheshire Wire return to Birmingham to play in the Under 16 and 18 tournament. All games as usual were

Club Night – Thank You

Thanks to all parents and players who attended club night on Wednesday 10th September. It was wonderful to see the huge base of support the club has from parents and players. COB hoe everyone who attended has a clear view of the club vision and operational activity following the meeting. The management committee would like

Club Training Weekend

Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th September saw pre season move up a gear as the COB Training camp took place. All club age groups took part from 10-4 on both days as the coaching staff put the players through their paces in preparation for the 2014/15 season. The physical and mental training was something very

Beach Day – Port Madoch Trip

Sunday 31st August saw another memorable day as the club travelled to Port Madoch, Wales for a fun beach day. With a great representation from all age groups, the club took 3 minibuses containing 45  people who had a fantastic time on the beach. Everyone took part in a number of fun games including rounders,

Young COB Stars Shine In Bristol

A young COB team travelled to Bristol on Saturday to take part in an Under 16 pre season tournament hosted by Bristol Flyers. These were the first pre season games for COB ahead of the 2014/15 season. The boys put up a superb effort during the day beating both Plymouth and the hosts, Bristol Under

Pre Season Begins

After a long and productive off season, the pre season kicked in on Wednesday with a visit to the athletics track for the COB Under 15, 16 and 18 players. The boys worked tirelessly  in completing some short and long distance training which will begin to get the players in shape as COB prepares for the

Old Guard Back On Home Court

It was wonderful to see some COB old boys back on court at Nechells passing on their knowledge and experience to up and coming COB prospects on Saturday. Kofi Josephs, shortly flying back out to begin his 2 year stint at Fort Lewis College, Colarado, Jordan Dawes and Kieran Mills worked out with some of

Girl’s Basketball

With the season not far off, we have some opportunities for girl’s to come and join our growing Under 14 and 16 teams. Our team’s practice twice each week and will usually have a game most weekends. Any girl’s interested can contact us at cobbasketball@hotmail.co.uk for details of training and joining the squads!    

COB Club Day

The COB Club Day took place on Sunday 13th July highlighting both the strength in depth and positivity that makes COB successful. The day started with a group of 50 players, parents and coaches taking part in a 7 mile sponsored bounce from Nechells Community Sports Centre to Dame Elizabeth Cadbury School in Bournville. In what