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    Trailblazers edge past Mets to reach Trophy quarter finals

    Lee DSC 2656MiniDerby Trailblazers were given something of a scare by Birmingham Mets in the third round of the National Cup. The division two club staged a blistering second half fight back, outscoring the Trailblazers 31-15 in the final quarter, as their bid to produce a cup upset came a little bit too close for comfort

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    Trailblazers turn on the Magic to beat Manchester

    Team DSC 8603MiniDerby Trailblazers produced their best performance of the season so far as they inflicted Manchester Magic’s first defeat of the season in all competitions. The won three of the four quarters and drew the third period as they powered towards a 85-66 victory in front of a large and particularly raucous home crowd

    28 Oct 2014 more...

    It’s a league and cup double-header at Noel-Baker

    Magic -and -metsFor the second time in two weeks, Derby Trailblazers have a home double-header to contend with. This time around, it’s a combination of league and national cup matches, with Manchester Magic back in the city on Saturday

    23 Oct 2014 more...

    Sensational second half helps Blazers reach Trophy quarter finals

    Blazers Logo TEAMS DIV1 smAfter a relatively slow start to their final NBL Trophy pool match, Derby Trailblazers produced some of their best basketball of the season so far, as they cruised to an 89-54 away victory over Team Northumbria. Their potent offence produced fifty-two second half points, while at the same time

    23 Oct 2014 more...

    Trailblazers need a win to guarantee Trophy progression

    Team -northumbria -lowresDerby Trailblazers conclude the Pool Stage of the NBL Men’s Trophy with an away trip to face Team Northumbria. Both clubs have identical records of two wins and two defeats going into their final pool match, as do Bradford Dragons who play Leicester Warriors on Sunday.

    17 Oct 2014 more...

    Don’t they look smart?

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    Have you notice the smart new kit our players are wearing this season? It’s the product of our ongoing partnership with Bigfoot Basketball.  The new kit is produced using a technique known as “dye sublimation”, which employs a printing process in which heat is used to transfer dye onto fabric, rather

    14 Oct 2014 more...

    Goldsbrough shines as Derby bounce back with Mohawks victory

    1962699_744040042300015_5591654937197996831_nAfter narrowly missing out against Manchester Magic on Saturday, the Derby Trailblazers stamped their authority all over Sunday’s match against an under powered Tees Valley side. They raced to a 76-51 home victory, to record their second win in the Pool Stage of the Men’s Trophy.

    13 Oct 2014 more...

    Derby come up just short in home opener against Manchester

    1902963_743981708972515_5488302852910391135_nDerby Trailblazers came very close to becoming the first team to beat division one powerhouse Manchester Magic this season. However, a poor third quarter saw them beaten 78-74 in front of a packed crowd at Noel-Baker school.

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    Red hot Blazers scorch Leicester Riders U13’s

    U13s -team -huddleDerby Trailblazers U13’s move to 4-0 on the season as they defeat a spirited Leicester Riders team 27-94. With starting guard Robert unavailable Neve & Blake made

    11 Oct 2014 more...

    Home is finally in sight for Trailblazers

    Blazers Logo TEAMS CLUB smAfter spending the first three weeks of the new basketball season on the road, home is finally in sight for the Derby Trailblazers as they face Manchester Magic at Noel-Baker school on Saturday and then play host to Tees Valley Mohawks less than twenty-four hours later on Sunday afternoon.

    10 Oct 2014 more...

    Trailblazers race past Riders into Cup third round

    Blazers Logo TEAMS DIV1 smDerby Trailblazers made light work of booking their place in the third round of the Men’s National Cup. They beat division two side Loughborough Student Riders 98-54 and have been rewarded with a home tie in the third round

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    Watts guides Trailblazers to thrilling win over Warriors

    Blazers Logo TEAMS DIV1 smDan Watts turned out to be the hero as Derby Trailblazers had to dig deep and produce an incredible second half fight back in order to grind out a 67-63 win Leicester Warriors in their second Men’s National Trophy pool match.

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    Trailblazers U13’s take down Leicester Warriors in first home game of the season

    U13s -picDerby Trailblazers U13’s continue their hot start to the season as they swept aside a Leicester Warriors team that last year finished 2nd in the country at this level.  Similarly to last week the game started very nervously for the young blazers

    06 Oct 2014 more...

    The Weekends Games 4th-5th October

    Blazers Logo TEAMS CLUB smHi all, here is a full list of the Derby Trailblazers games this weekend. We would love to see you at as many games as possible. There are 3 home games this weekend too. Remember, there is a snack shop for food, plus hot and cold drinks at ALL home games.

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    Trailblazers lose out to Bradford in Trophy opener

    Raheem Dunk2 Sm IconDerby Trailblazers opening encounter in the Men’s National Trophy turned out to be a game the club will want to quickly forget, as little went right for them on the road at Bradford.

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    Young Blazers start the season with a big win in Shropshire

    20140927_133248Derby Trailblazers U13’s travelled to Telford to take on Shropshire Warriors in their first National League game of the season and for seven of the Blazers their first competitive game of basketball - ever! The game started nervously for both teams as missed shots on either end filled the first

    28 Sep 2014 more...

    Trailblazers complete roster ahead of Bradford game

    Blazers Logo TEAMS DIV1 smDerby Trailblazers have completed their recruitment for the 2014/15 season with two more exciting signings. American point guard Chris Shalvoy made his debut in the club’s double winning weekend almost a week ago, but the deal was completed

    26 Sep 2014 more...

    Trailblazers cruise past Knights into second round

    Chris -2The gulf in standards between Division One and Division Three was blatantly apparent as Derby Trailblazers opened their National Cup campaign with a 128-43 rout over division three north side Newcastle under Lyme College Knights.

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    Trailblazers beat Hemel in division one opening thriller

    Alex Hemel Sm2Derby Trailblazers marked their return to division one in style, as they beat last season’s third placed side Hemel Storm 78-69. In a thrilling away match at Sportspace Hemel, Derby generally had the upper hand

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    Trailblazers strengthen with signing of England international John Stewart

    Player -pic -john -stewartDerby Trailblazers have pulled off another major signing with the addition of 6’5” former GB u20 international forward John Stewart.  Sheffield born Stewart played his formative years in his home town before graduating into the City of Sheffield Saints club in national league Division 3.

    20 Sep 2014 more...

    Trailblazers strengthen front line as 6’9” Lee Goldsbrough signs

    Player -pic -lee -goldsbroughAfter confirming the arrival of John Stewart on Wednesday, Derby Trailblazers are pleased to welcome 6’9” centre Lee Goldsbrough as their second new signing of the week.  Originally from Newcastle, Lee played his early basketball in Manchester

    19 Sep 2014 more...

    Trailblazers open new season with league and cup double-header

    Blazers Logo TEAMS DIV1 smJust four months after being crowned double champions in EBL division two, Derby Trailblazers are ready to make their debut in division one, with a trip to Hemel Storm on Saturday 20th September (7pm), followed by a first round

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    Alex Dorr is back for more

    Player Pic Alex DorrDerby Trailblazers are delighted to announce the return of 6’6” American forward Alex Dorr for the forthcoming season. He was the team’s leading scorer and rebounder in the teams’ promotion winning season last term.

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    Three more familiar faces return for Trailblazers

    Player Pic John GouldPlayer Pic SamPlayer Pic JojoDerby Trailblazers are pleased to confirm the return of another three players from last season’s double title-winning squad. Team captain Sam O’Shea, Jo-Jo Owusu-Ansah, John Gould will join Dan Watts, Lamar Morrison and Alex Denholm, who

    06 Sep 2014 more...

    Familiar faces return as Trailblazers prepare for Division One

    Player Pic Dan WattsPlayer Pic Lamar MorrisonPlayer Pic Alex DenholmThere will be some familiar faces amongst the Derby Trailblazers side which returns to England Basketball division one next season. The trio of Dan Watts, Lamar Morrison and Alex Denholm are the first three players to be confirmed

    31 Aug 2014 more...

    Great news, as Don Amott renew sponsorship for the 2014/2015 season

    Don -amott -parks -50-years -branding PNGA huge thank you Don Amott Parks, great to have you on board with the Derby Trailblazers Club once again!

     

    Facebook quote:  "Don Amott Parks are delighted to renew their Sponsorship of Derby Trailblazers

    22 Aug 2014 more...

    Belgium link, enables 'International Camp' opportunity - and a welcome return of Derby's Marc Hawley

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    Belgium Link:  The camp will see 30 Belgium kids and 3 top Belgium coaches descend upon Derby. Marc Hawley, a Derby native has spent the last 12 years playing professionally and now coaching in the Belgium Leagues.  The International Camp are on Thursday July 24th and Friday July 25th. Both at 9am-4pm.

    13 Jul 2014 more...

    Summer Holiday Basketball Club - Under 12s and Over 12s

    BLAZERS-Summer -holiday -Club -logoOur Summer Holiday Basketball Club will be running every Saturday from the 26th July - 6th September.

    UNDER 12 YEARS = 9.30am - 11am
    OVER 12 YEARS = 11am - 12.30pm

    12 Jul 2014 more...

    Charlie Brown and the East Midlands U13's win Inter Regional tournament

    Charlie Brown East Midlands U13sWell done to Charlie Brown and the East Midlands U13's basketball team. They played 4 games yesterday and finished top of their pool. Today they kept their winning ways to beat Northwest in the semi, and then went on to win against London in the final

    07 Jul 2014 more...

    Trailblazers to take on Irish U18 team - Tuesday 1st and Wednesday 2nd July

    Basketball -Ireland -314A pair of teams from Derby Trailblazers will take the Irish U18 team over the next two days. The Irish are currently preparing for the European Championships in July/August 2014, in which they will face teams from Bulgaria, Portugal, Ukraine, Denmark and Scotland

    01 Jul 2014 more...