The Harrisburg Horizon will take an 18 game winning streak into the 2016 season after successfully defending their EBA Championship title 93- 85 over the York Mighty Ants. Game MVP Demond Vance (Millersville) led the Horizon with 21 points, 8 rebounds, 8 assists and 3 steals. The Ants’ Kelvin Parker, fresh ...Continue Reading
April 12th, 2015 03:51 PM | by CJ Vann | EBA News, Features.
Shannon Givens amassed 60 points, scoring over half of his team’s total, in the Schuylkill Firedogs’ 138-117 loss Saturday to the York Mighty Ants. Givens added 13 rebounds to complete his double-double in the opening round of the Eastern Basketball Alliance’s playoffs at the Citadel Athletic Complex. The game began as ...Continue Reading
March 30th, 2015 07:27 PM | by CJ Vann | EBA News, Features.
The Horizon posted a 114-106 victory over the York Mighty Ants to close the regular season with a perfect 8-0 record and extend their two season win streak to 17. They now await the winner of the play-in game (Schuylkill/ York) as their Championship game opponent on April 19. The ...Continue Reading
A home and home series over the weekend resulted in two wins for the Horizon but not before some heart pounding moments. The "Big Green Machine" had all they could handle from a much improved and spunky Schuylkill Firedogs team. The Saturday night affair on Schuylkill's court started out relatively ...Continue Reading
March 15th, 2015 09:05 PM | by CJ Vann | EBA News, Features.
Job Casimir of the York Mighty Ants dribbles around Harrisburg Horizon defender Bryant Byrd during an Eastern Basketball Alliance game on Sunday. The Ants dropped a 122-95 decision. (JOHN A. PAVONCELLO -- firstname.lastname@example.org)No one expected much from the York Mighty Ants a year ago. Not from a new squad in ...Continue Reading
March 15th, 2015 04:38 AM | by CJ Vann | EBA News, Features.
Warriors win 117-111. If you were not in attendance at the ANT HILL Saturday afternoon March 14th, you missed a fast-paced, grueling match-up, and an “every minute” exciting game. The York Mighty Ants led at halftime 60-59, thanks to good team offense, and a remarkable start from star guard/forward Kelvin Parker. ...Continue Reading
NEW PHILADELPHIA — Assistant coach Rich Mills has been named head coach of the Eastern Basketball Alliance’s Schuylkill Firedogs. Mills, the team’s director of player personnel and development, succeeds John Plachko Jr., who resigned as head coach Tuesday. Mills, a Bloomsburg resident, served as Bloomsburg University interim head coach in 2003 and ...Continue Reading
Updated: Tuesday, March 3 2015, 12:07 AM EST Posted by: Jason Bristol HARRISBURG -- Demond Vance and Jon Breeden each scored 24 points Sunday and the Harrisburg Horizon defeated the York Might Ants 127-115 at Manny Weaver Gym. Harrisburg (4-0) remains in first place in the Eastern Basketball Alliance. ...Continue Reading
March 2nd, 2015 09:14 PM | by CJ Vann | EBA News, Features.
By RYAN VANDERSLOOT 505-5446/@yaiaascores HARRISBURG — The Harrisburg Horizon is easily the model franchise in the nine-team Eastern Basketball Alliance. Seth Leonard, a former Horizon player and the current player/owner of the York Mighty Ants, is hoping his outfit will someday reach that level. That day was not Sunday, when the two teams that ...Continue Reading
March 1st, 2015 04:29 PM | by CJ Vann | EBA News, Features.
BY SEAN TROUTMAN RepublicanHerald.com Published: March 1, 2015 NEW PHILADELPHIA — Teams win some and lose some, but the best win at all costs. With grit, determination and a little bit of luck, the Schuylkill Fire Dogs (2-1) picked up their second win with a 145-141 overtime thriller against the York Mighty Ants (0-2) ...Continue Reading