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Welcome

The Georgia Ribbon Warriors Boys & Girls basketball teams have enjoyed a great deal of success over the years. They have played for Championships in many AAU, USSSA, YBOA, NAYBA, PowerAde, Nike, Adidas, Eric Snow and other National Invitational Tournaments. Last Years teams were in a combined 13 Championship Games!

The Georgia Ribbon Warriors gets it's name from the commitment to make a difference in the lives of others. By bringing awareness to the fight against Breast Cancer, Colon Cancer & Sarcoidosis, The Georgia Ribbon Warriors make a difference on and off the court. Many of the Ribbon Warriors Parents have battled these diseases and or have family members, friends and colleagues that have come through the storm. Coach O himself had a major cancer scare followed by a diagnosis of the life threatening disease of Sarcoidosis. Like Cancer, Sarcoidosis can attack the body in many ways that cancer does. With early detection, aggressive treatment and medication, many people survive and can ultimately eradicate the illness.  He personally knows what it feels like to be in the fight for your life. Whether if it is Cancer or Sarcoidosis, The Georgia Ribbon Warriors shine by bringing awareness. We want to encourage everyone to get involved directly with the Cancer or Sarcoidosis foundations of your choice.   

                                

 Breast Cancer     Colon Cancer       Sarcoidosis 

The game of basketball is just a tool to reach out and encourage others to get involved and not just stand on the sideline. Being a good group of young people with a positive outlook, they help athletes and non-athletes alike in the  journey of life. By cultivating the mind and body with the skills of basketball the Georgia Ribbon Warriors provide a unique atmosphere. We volunteer our time in a team and one on one capacity with the players and parents. We stay in constant contact by coaching, mentoring, consulting, advising and assisting our players throughout the entire basketball growth process.

For many parents and athletes alike, this process is simply overwhelming. This helps them build the necessary skills to help them achieve their career goals of playing basketball in college and beyond. Having gone through the player development process many times, it helps make the process less complicated. We help guide the parents and the student athlete on how to train, what to do, say and expect next as they continue their basketball journey.  As stated before, we are there as a resource throughout the entire upcoming recruiting process.

 

2014 Mother's Day Championship Game

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Georgia Ribbon Warriors Go To Another Mother's Day Championship Game!!!

2014 Girls Night Out Tournament Champions

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Georgia Ribbon Warriors Girls Night Out Tournament Champions!!!

2014 Father's Day Tournament Champions

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Georgia Ribbon Warriors Fathers Day Champions

Headline News!!!

Victoria Oglesby Top 2G!!!

Georgia Ribbon Warriors Standout Shooting Guard, Victoria Oglesby is heavily decorated coming out of the 2014 Middle School Season. Victoria is the first Gwinnett County Georgia Middle School player to be selected Unanimously All County, All Western Division & All Region in back to back 7th & 8th grade years.  She finished her 2014 season with the 2nd all time single season scoring record at Creekland Middle School only behind the Great Maya Moore. Victoria was also the leading scorer in Gwinnett County.

Victoria Oglesby has already received numerous Division 1 College Basketball Scholarship Offers with more expected before entering the 9th Grade. She has been featured in a local, state and national publications. Stories have been written online and in physical copy editions on news stands. 



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Zaniaya Williams - Combo Forward Is Back From ACL!!! 


Zaniaya Williams, The Georgia Ribbon Warriors Athletic Combo Forward missed this past Middle School season rehabbing a torn ACL. This injury took place last summer when Zaniaya drove to the basket in a summer league game. Only a rising 8th grader at the time, she had the privilege of playing with the Collins Hill HS JV Summer League squad.  A routine play turned into a year of frustration.

This year was long as she patiently awaited word from the Dr. that she was cleared to play once again.  That day came just after the Middle School Season last month.  Now she joins her Ribbon Warrior teammates with plenty of energy and determination to be the athlete she has always been.  We are so glad to have "Z" back and working harder then ever.  Great Summer ahead and the future is continuing to be bright!!!






 

2013 Champions!!!

Georgia Ribbon Warriors 8th Grade Girls Win Championship In Their 1st Tournament of the       Travel Season!  Teammates hanging out in the    lobby with the trophy.
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2013 Headlines

7th/8th Grade Girls Team Take 2nd in 10th Grade Division at Mother's Day Classic
 
The 7th/8th Grade Girls battled their way to the Mother's Day Classic 10th Grade Division Championship Game. With great deep shooting from Victoria Oglesby and a strong floor gamefrom Brianna Dixon the Ribbon Warriors got off to a great start. Endia Banks gave her usual activity on both ends of the floor. She slashed tothe basket on Offense and was stealing passes left and right on Defense. Zaniaya Williams, Nia Lee & Deja Mithcell controlled the boards and inside play for the Ribbon Warriors. The girls showed that age is just a number. Pressure defense was the calling card for the Ribbon Warriors. Ball movement, inside play & the deep shot lead to high percentage shooting on dayone of the tournament. Kamilla Jones showedtoughness driving the basketball this weekend.
Raven Etheredge & Jaisia Paraoan contributed with great defense and assists from the backcourt. Jasmin King hit the boards and had several blocks.The future looks good for the young ladies of the Ribbon Warriors.

 



 




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* Breaking News November 2012 * 

Keaton Cole signed Professional Contract to play in Europe!!! 

Western Carolina University Mens
Basketball Team Shooting Guard 


Keaton Cole:

An outstanding Point Guard and Shooter in his own right, Coach O and Keaton Cole have forged a special bond and relationship that stretches beyond the basketball court. Coach O has served as a mentor in basketball and in the game of life with Keaton Cole. 
Coach O has been well regarded as an outstanding high school basketball coach, college instructor, shooting instructor and camp director at all levels of the game.  Keaton brings best out of Coach O and Coach O brings the best out of Keaton.  Keaton had a special run with his teammates during the recent Southern Conference Tournament that included an ESPN double overtime Championship Game with NCAA Tournament regular Davidson .Keaton Cole rewrote the WCU Record Booksthis past season and stands alone in severalcatagories as shown below.   

       


KEATON COLE SHOOTS TO WCU SINGLE-SEASON 3-POINTERS MADE RECORD:

– Senior guard Keaton Cole made a career-high nine 3-pointers at home
against Samfordbecoming WCU’s single-season record holder, adding
two against Appalachian currentlywith 102 made treys – just ONE shy
of the SoCon’s single-season top 10 list ... Cole eclipsed previous record
of 99 made 3-pointers held by former WCU standout – and current
assistant coach – Anquell McCollum which he set in 1995-96, the same
season he earned Southern Conference Player of the Year plaudits;

– With his 9 made 3-pointers against Samford, Cole advanced into
FOURTH-place on Western Carolina’s all-time career 3-pointers made
chart with 190 made triples in his four year career.


WCU Career

– All but 46 of Keaton Cole’s shot attempts in 2011-12 have come from
beyond the 3-pointarc.

– a combined 245 of his 291 shots (84.2%) ... 102 of his 123 made field
goals (82.9%) have been 3-pointers;

– Keaton Cole LEADS the Southern Conference and ranks FIFTH
NATIONALLY at the Division 1 level in 3-pointers per game (3.3), an
average that jumps to a league best 3.8 3-pointers per game in SoCon
games only.