Lakers ready to start the year off right

Lakers ready to start the year off right

National League Div 1 Scotts Lakers v Galway Titans Saturday at 7.30pm (Killarney Sports Centre) Following a break from league action in recent weeks, Scotts Lakers return to Killarney Sports Centre this Saturday, January 5 and will play host to the Galway Titans. It...
Comfortable home win for Lakers

Comfortable home win for Lakers

National League Division 1 Scotts Lakers 85 Limerick IT 76 Scotts Lakers continued their winning run at Killarney Sports Centre on Sunday afternoon with a nine-point victory over Limerick IT. It was a match that the home side were cruising through for long periods and...
Lucey returns as Lakers bounce back in Limerick

Lucey returns as Lakers bounce back in Limerick

National League Division 1 Limerick Celtics 75 Scotts Lakers 98 Scotts Lakers bounced back to winning ways with a comprehensive 23-point victory over Limerick Celtics in St Munchin’s last Saturday night. After two recent defeats, it was a badly needed victory for the...
O’Brien impresses on home debut

O’Brien impresses on home debut

National League Division One Scotts Lakers 93-70 Fr Mathews Despite trailing by 15 points at one stage, Scotts Lakers St Paul’s bounced back to take complete control and secure a comprehensive 23-point victory over Fr Mathews in Killarney Sports Centre on Saturday...
Lakers strengthen squad ahead of new season

Lakers strengthen squad ahead of new season

Following a successful debut season, Scotts Lakers St Paul’s are looking forward with optimism to the new basketball campaign which is only weeks away. After an absence of nearly a decade, top flight National League basketball returned to Killarney last season and the...
Killarney Basketball Legend Laid To Rest

Killarney Basketball Legend Laid To Rest

KILLARNEY Basketball legend and former Mayor  Paudie O’Connor was fondly remembered at his funeral mass in St. Mary’s Cathedral, Killarney, last Saturday morning. Killarney Parish Administrator Fr Kieran O¹Brien, chief celebrant, recalled Paudie’s...
Killarney mourns loss of one of its most talented sons

Killarney mourns loss of one of its most talented sons

1951 was a momentous year for Killarney basketball. Local historians recall that the very first game of basketball took place in November of that year in the old Killarney Town Hall featuring the likes of Eamon O’Donoghue, Ben Campion, Johnny Culloty and Paddy...
Home advantage stripped from Lakers at last minute

Home advantage stripped from Lakers at last minute

National League Cup Quarter Final Scotts Lakers St Paul’s 85 IT Carlow 89 Despite losing a closely contested game, Scotts Lakers’ League Cup quarter final clash with IT Carlow in Cork on Monday will be remembered for events that happened off the court in the...
Busy festive season ahead for Scotts Lakers

Busy festive season ahead for Scotts Lakers

IT WILL be a busy festive season for Scotts Lakers St Paul’s with another home game in Killarney Sports Centre along with Castleisland Christmas blitz action plus a big National Cup semi-final to look forward to. Scotts Lakers will face Sligo All Stars in a...
Scotts Lakers to face Fr Mathews again this weekend

Scotts Lakers to face Fr Mathews again this weekend

IN NATIONAL League Basketball Division One, Scotts Lakers St Paul’s Killarney will face Fr Mathews of Cork again this weekend in the quarterfinal of the President’s National Cup in Coláiste Chríost Ri, Cork, on Sunday, December 3, at 3pm. Fr Mathews will...
Lakers’ magnificent return to winning ways

Lakers’ magnificent return to winning ways

National League Basketball Division One, Scotts Lakers 89, Galway Titans 60 Scotts Lakers returned to winning ways with an emphatic victory over Galway Titans in Killarney Sports Centre on Saturday night. It was a magnificent all-round team performance from the home...
Home game for Scotts Lakers

Home game for Scotts Lakers

SCOTTS LAKERS return to Killarney Sports Centre tomorrow, Saturday, November 4, when they will play host to Galway Titans. The Killarney side will be anxious to secure a return to winning ways against a Galway side that have only enjoyed one win from six outings so...
Scotts Lakers pipped by a point in exciting clash

Scotts Lakers pipped by a point in exciting clash

LYIT 76 Scotts Lakers 75 SCOTTS LAKERS came very close to snatching victory after a long road trip but were pipped by a point by Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT) in a very exciting clash at The Bishops Field Sports Centre, Derry, on Saturday. Lakers enjoyed...
Home game for Scotts Lakers

Home game for Scotts Lakers

SCOTTS LAKERS face a tough challenge this evening when they host local rivals Keanes Killorglin in Killarney Sports Centre at 7.30pm. Killorglin have enjoyed a tremendous start to the league campaign with three wins from three outings and will make the short trip to...
Sky’s the limit for basketball fans

Sky’s the limit for basketball fans

SEVERAL high-profile basketball coaches will be sharing their knowledge and skills at a Halloween Basketball Camp that will take place at Killarney Sports Centre from November 1-3. The annual Triple Threat Basketball Camp is the brainchild of well-known Killarney...
Scotts Lakers soar to victory in thrilling clash

Scotts Lakers soar to victory in thrilling clash

DESPITE trailing by a whopping 22 points at one stage, Scotts Lakers bounced back in magnificent fashion to defeat Limerick Celtics in a thrilling clash at the Limerick IT SportsHub on Saturday night, Limerick Celtics 93, Scotts Lakers, 105. A powerful second-half...
National League Basketball is back in town

National League Basketball is back in town

NATIONAL LEAGUE BASKETBALL will make a long-awaited and welcome return to Killarney after an absence of nearly a decade and St Paul’s Killarney, playing under the “Scotts Lakers” banner, will open their campaign with a home game against Dublin Lions on...
Killarney welcomes new star basketball coach

Killarney welcomes new star basketball coach

AS THE countdown continues to the return of National League Basketball to Killarney this autumn, St Paul’s Basketball Club is delighted to announce the appointment of new coach Vojkan Bencic this week. Serbian native Vojkan comes to Killarney with a wealth of...
Basketball legend Shane Battier enjoys Killarney visit

Basketball legend Shane Battier enjoys Killarney visit

HE MAY be an instantly recognisable sports star across America but former NBA Basketball champion Shane Battier passed through Killarney almost anonymously last week. His towering presence of 6 foot 8 inches certainly made him stand out when he visited The Porterhouse...
St Paul’s boys impress with victory on home ground

St Paul’s boys impress with victory on home ground

THE St Paul’s U-12 Division 2 boys team hosted St Brendan’s of Tralee last Friday evening in the Killarney Sports Centre. St Paul’s got off to a rocky start, only scoring one basket in the first quarter, and three baskets in the second. It wasn’t until the third...
New coach takes the helm at St Paul’s

New coach takes the helm at St Paul’s

FORMER Slovenian basketball international Muharem “Muki” Vugdalic has arrived in Killarney to take up the position of director of coaching in St Paul’s Basketball Club. Muki has a wealth of international coaching and playing experience and his...
St Paul’s Basketball Club shoots for the stars

St Paul’s Basketball Club shoots for the stars

THE St Paul’s Basketball Club registration evening in Killarney Sports & Leisure Centre last Friday night was a huge success. It was a very busy evening welcoming new and existing players and the massive the turnout exceeded all expectations. Club officers...
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