The Malta Independent 11 December 2018, Tuesday

Basketball

Basketball, Louis Borg Cup - Men: Athleta stroll into the semis

Sunday, 9 December 2018, 22:10 Last update: about 1 day ago Willie Vassallo

The match had no story, as Athleta walked all over their opponents in the opening session, and then could put in their bench players. Balkan did rally a little, but they were far back, and their six-man side will have difficulties in later matches....

Basketball, Women's Mapfre MSV Life National League: Weak Luxol start paves way for Hibs' victory

Sunday, 9 December 2018, 04:52 Last update: about 1 day ago Willie Vassallo

Luxol were coming on the back of two victories, but they were no match for the champions, who dominated from the second period onwards, and made the game safe, well before the end. When Luxol finally produced a good finish, it was just to make up a more respectable score, as the Paolites were far ahead, and untouchable. ...

Basketball, Women's Mapfre MSV Life National League: Luxol throw league race wide open

Sunday, 2 December 2018, 20:38 Last update: about 8 days ago Willie Vassallo

A storming ending to match, by the Luxol lasses, gave them the spoils, against the overwhelming favourites, and unbeaten, Starlites, who saw their sole top spot now being shared with the reigning champions, Hibs. Luxol came back from an initial two league game loss, to grab back to back victories. ...

Basketball, Men's BOV National League: Depiro offered strong opposition

Sunday, 2 December 2018, 19:50 Last update: about 8 days ago Willie Vassallo

Depiro had claimed Hibernians' scalp, the week before, and they followed up with their second league win, at the expense of Balkan, who, however, did not take it lying down, but produced a fighting performance, even if they had a reduced outfit, of just seven players, and were foul hit towards the end of the encounter. ...

Basketball, Men's BOV National League: Paolites return to winning ways

Saturday, 1 December 2018, 19:20 Last update: about 8 days ago Willie Vassallo

The champions put last week's surprise defeat behind them, to register their second victory in three matches. On the other hand Athleta could not follow up to their opening league win, against Luxol, in their last encounter, and are on a solitary win in four matches....

Basketball, Men's BOV National League: Champions surprised by lively Depiro side

Saturday, 24 November 2018, 19:38 Last update: about 12 days ago Willie Vassallo

Hibs were coming from an initial league victory, whilst Depiro had lost their opening two matches, but had shown glimpses of their potential. This game captured their progress, as two of their Americans have now integrated themselves fully in the side. ...

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