The Georgia Ribbon Warriors Girls & Boys basketball teams have enjoyed a great deal of success over the years. They have played for Championships in many College Showcases, AAU, USSSA, PowerAde, Nike, Adidas, Eric Snow and other National Invitational Tournaments. Last Years teams were in a combined 13 Championship Games!
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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.
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Congratulations Kezyah Hollimon For January Player of the Month Award by Gwinnett County Tipoff Club.
Kezyah Hollimon is another one of our top young players with the Georgia Ribbon Warriors. She has played Varsity as a Freshman and has made an impact for Meadow Creek HS. All of her hard work and growth through the season paid off down the stretch. Although her HS team didn't have a great season, Kezyah shined in the month of January. Her quickness, energy and her willingness to compete on the floor sparks her team. The future is bright for this 9th grade 2018 guard. Keep an eye out for her this Spring and Summer with the Georgia Ribbon Warriors.
Daishai Almond is the latest Georgia Ribbon Warriors Addition for the 2015 Team!
Daishai Almond is one of the top players in the State of Georgia. Daishai is a Star Varsity Combo Guard/Wing from Cedar Shoals HS in Athens, Ga. She helped lead her Varsity team to a big win over cross town rival Clarke Central HS this past Saturday. In front of a packed gym, Daishai displayed her full around game with Scoring, Asst., Rebounds, Steals and competitive spirit. She is looking forward to having a great Spring & Summer with the Georgia Ribbon Warriors.
Victoria Oglesby Honered By Gwinnett TipOff Club & Daily Post Player of the Month Nov.& Month of Dec.
Georgia Ribbon Warriors Elite Shooting Guard Was Honered As 1 of the Players of the Month for Both November & December of the 2014-2015 Season. Victoria is a Class of 2018 Guard that plays Varsity Girls Basketball at Collins Hill HS in Metro Atlanta, Ga./Gwinnett County. She has lead her team in scoring through the first half of the season. Victoria also lead the way in scoring in the Championship game of the Jefferson Tabo Thanksgiving Tournament. Her performance throughout lead to being selected All_Tournament. The Gwinnett County Tipoff Club represents and covers more than 20 High Schools located in Gwinnett County,Ga. Collins Hill HS Varsity Girls are on the rise!!!
Collins Hill Thanksgiving Tourney Champions! Victoria Oglesby Selected All Tournament!
ALL TOURNAMENT!!! Freshman, Victoria Oglesby lead all scorers with 16pts as Collins Hill HS Varsity Lady Eagles won the Championship at the Tabo's Holiday Tipoff Classic. Victoria was selected All Tournament and teammate Jalen White was selected tournament MVP for her all around play. Coach Cedric King did a great job preparing the girls and they all played well. Collins Hill Lady Eagles had a tough Thanksgiving stretch by playing 4 Games over 6 days in multiple tournaments in 2 different states. The girls traveled all day and night to play 1 game at the Turkey Jam Tournament in Murfreesboro, TN on Friday night. They had to come right back in off the road to play Tabo's Championship game in Jefferson, GA Saturday night. Great experience for the girls and ended on a high note. Collins Hill HS Lady Eagles are Champions once again! Many more in the future!!!
Terrible Knee Injury To Elite Forward Zaniaya Williams sidelined for 2014-2015 Varsity Season.
The Georgia Ribbon Warriors Standout Forward will be working hard in the offseason to get herself back to her college bound form. Please keep Zaniaya and her family in your prayers for a full and complete recovery! "We Love You Z"
Zaniaya Williams - Combo Forward Is Working Her Way Back From ACL!!!
Zaniaya Williams, The Georgia Ribbon Warriors Athletic Combo Forward is missing this Varsity season rehabbing a torn ACL. This injury took place in the Fall when Zaniaya was competing hard during a Fall League game..
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
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.
– 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