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FOOTBALL: Preston’s College 2 Runshaw 3

The lads were all up for the first game of the season as we prepared for a local derby against Runshaw – a great way to start the season and hopefully get off to a good start.

At the start of the first half, we struggled to get going and were too slow to get into the game. Runshaw made us pay for this and we went 2-0 down in the first 20 minutes. Their second goal could have killed us … Read More and Comment »

Thursday, 18th September, 2014 - Guest Post

Basketball: Tameside 62 Team Preston 61

This was our first game playing in the National League after our debut season in the college leagues. We got thrown in the deep end with a game against the team who are probably best in the Northern group but that’s exactly the type of challenge I like and I’m pleased that the lads did not disappoint us.

We started well and we managed to hold our own, particularly with a team where some of our players were younger than … Read More and Comment »

Tuesday, 16th September, 2014 - Guest Post

Team Preston take Spain by storm

This week we’ve taken the team over to Spain for a residential training trip, providing them with the experience of warm weather training, alongside some games against local teams. Basketball is a big sport in Spain and many of you may not know but both Barcelona and Real Madrid have their own basketball teams – so this is the perfect place to come to.

We’re in a town called L’Alfàs del Pi which is near Alicante and so far we’ve had … Read More and Comment »

Wednesday, 12th March, 2014 - Guest Post

Team Preston take the crown as North West champs

There’s been a bit of a break in our league season over the last couple of weeks and to fill some of the time, the BCS Regional Finals were held in Manchester this week with the aim of finding one team to represent the North West at the National Finals in Bath later in the year.

I made sure that on arriving to Manchester, our team would be decked out in full Team Preston kit which provides a big psychological … Read More and Comment »

Friday, 22nd November, 2013 - Guest Post