Our Teams

Our Team!

The Rollin’ Hornets consist of two junior and two adult wheelchair basketball teams that compete within the National Wheelchair Basketball Association (NWBA). Teams travel and play in tournaments across the country with each season extending from October to April.

 

Our Teams are:

 

 

Interested in joining a team?  

 
Basketball Practices are held August to March at Providence Presbyterian Church on Mondays between 4-6:30 pm for juniors and 6:30-9 pm for adults.  
Adults also practice from September to March at the Marion Diehl Recreation Center on Wednesdays from 7-9 pm
 
Anyone with a physical disability which would prevent them from playing regular able-body basketball is welcome to attend.  For more details call 704.651.9900 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.
 

Google Map for Providence Presbyterian Church
10140 Providence Road   - Charlotte, NC (near I-485 and Providence Road)

 

Google Map for the Marion Diehl Recreation Center
2219 Tyvola Rd.  - Charlotte, NC 

Season Results

 

2017-18 Results     # of # of    
      Tourneys Games Final  
  # of # of (includes (includes National Final
Team/Division Players Coaches Future) Future) Rank Record
             
Prep Teal 18 2 3 13 18th 1-12
Prep Purple 7 2 4 20 1st 19-1
Varsity 13 4 5 24 11th 14-10
Women's 9 2 1 8 5th 2-6
DIII 12 2 4 26 13th 15-11
DII 10 2 5 20 3rd 14-6
             
Totals 69 14 21 111   65-46

 

 News and Events

 

Major Fundraisers                                 Parades

 
     
 
     
               
Golf Tournamnet
October 8, 2018
   
Mint Hill Madness-May 26, 2018
     
BBQ
October 2018
   
Matthews Alive-September 1, 2018
     
Hoopfest
December 10, 2018
   
Thanksgiving Day-November 22, 2018
     
               

 

 

             
 
             
               
 
             
Rochelle & Landon Benton-Mother/Son duo conquers wheelchair basketball
             
 
             
             
 
             
 
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Raleigh News & Observer:
   
https://www.newsobserver.com/sports/nba/article189508359.html
                     
 
Fiba Magazine:
   
http://www.fiba.basketball/news/but-wait-there-s-more
                     
 
15 Minute News:
   
http://www.15minutenews.com/article/137605222/mother-and-son-are-both-amputees-both-ballers/
                     
 
Chicago Tribune:
   
http://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/sns-tns-bc-wheelchairbasketball-mother-son-sportsplus-20171215-story.html
                     
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