Essex Sting Basketball Club is a Non-Profit organization that offers competitive basketball opportunities for EWSD students in grades 5-8 (4th graders may try out for the 5th grade team). Sting teams will practice once or twice a week beginning in October and continuing through mid-February. Essex Sting teams compete in the Mini-Metro Basketball League which competes on Sundays (8AM-3PM) against other clubs from the region.
Essex Sting Basketball Club focuses on all aspects of player development in a competitive setting; skill, knowledge, sportsmanship, and teamwork. This is a great opportunity for players that enjoy the game of basketball and want to improve their game.
Essex Sting will be following school rules when in their facilities, which currently includes having all players, parents, and staff masked while indoors regardless of vaccination status.
Tryouts are being offered at the following dates/times. Players MUST register ahead of time at the below link to be eligible to tryout.
Monday, 9/27 @ ADL 6-7pm for BOYS grades 5-6 or 7:30-8:30pm for BOYS grades 7-8
Tuesday, 9/28 @ EHS 7-8pm for GIRLS grades 4-8
Wednesday, 9/29 @EMS 6-7pm for GIRLS grades 4-6 or 7:30-8:30pm for GIRLS grades 7-8
Thursday, 9/30 @EMS 6-7pm for BOYS grades 5-6 or 7:30-8:30pm for BOYS grades 7-8