ST. WILLIAM CRUSADER BASKETBALL

St William Dads’ Club would like to extend an invitation to all young boys and girls to join the fun and excitement of the game of Basketball. Come and be a part of our continued tradition and success.  Registration is open to all young boys and girls who will be in the 2nd through 8th grade in the Fall.

The CYO Basketball season consist of 10 regular season games, plus additional games thru Thanksgiving, Christmas or Post Season tournaments. Each team will usually have two scheduled practices per week, starting in November and running till the end of the season in February.  Regular season games are usually on Saturdays (Dec-Feb). Both practice times/day and game days/times are not available until end of October for practices and mid November for the game schedule.

The Intramural Basketball Program is for the 2nd thru 4th graders in a come when you can, learn at your own pace program. The IM team will have at least one practice per week during the season and plus game versus other IM teams in our area.

IMPORTANT DATES:

SEPTEMBER – OCTOBER; Registration opens in September and remains open until the  teams are filled. You can register online at https://tshq.bluesombrero.com/Default.aspx?tabid=2383230

OCTOBER; Open gym is available the last week of October to shake off the summer and fall sports season and get back to the basketball court.

NOVEMBER;  Evaluations/ Practice starts the first week of November.

NOVEMBER; All teams will participate in a Thanksgiving Tournament to get ready for the start of the season.

DECEMBER; the season starts FIRST weekend in December. There will be a game each of the first three weekends in December.  Christmas/ New Year break for two weekends, unless your team chooses to be in a Christmas Tournament. Practices may still continue.

JANUARY; after we get back from break the remaining January weekends will see our teams in action.

FEBURARY; 10 game regular season concludes after three weekend games in February.

MARCH; the season concludes with the CYO Championship Game.  St William Basketball Program then honors our players and coaches at the end of season banquet.

TEAMS/PLAYER REQUIREMENTS:

CYO allows Basketball programs to have two levels of teams both for boys and girls,  Junior Varsity(JV)(5th-6th grade) and Varsity(7th-8th grade). St William offers boys and girls teams at these levels. Based on the number of players we have signed up by the team registration date around September 20th we will determine which teams we will field for the upcoming season. Our Intramural Basketball program is open to the 2nd through 4th graders. Some of our IM players may be asked to be evaluated for our CYO teams based on team spot availability and talent. Each player must be baptized catholic or attend a catholic school. Players from the surrounding area of St William Parish can be accepted to our teams. Those parishes include St William Walled Lake, Holy Family Novi, Prince of Peace West Bloomfield, St Mary’s Milford, St Thomas West Bloomfield, and Holy Spirit Highland. If you have a question or need clarification contact our athletic director at ad@saintwilliam.net.

ACCOLADES:

CYO Basketball Division Champions 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998.