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    Trailblazers look to extend unbeaten league run in Teesside

    Tees Valley MohawksAfter the disappointment of being knocked out of the Men’s National Cup by Manchester last Sunday, the old adage of concentrating on the league has never been truer for Derby Trailblazers as they head to Teesside on Saturday (5pm).

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    Blazers slip to first defeat against City of Birmingham (COB)

    Blazers Logo TEAMS U13 smDerby U13’s taste defeat for the first time as a lack of focus & aggression on the defensive end of the floor result in a 96-68 loss. The first quarter started promisingly for the Blazers as Stuart & Robert combined on the offensive end to open up a 6-10 lead

    19 Nov 2014 more...

    Derby knocked out of Cup by Manchester Magic

    DSC_3706smA below par opening fifteen minutes left Derby Trailblazers with a mountain to climb in their National Cup Quarter final tie away to Manchester Magic and led to them being knocked out of the competition. Magic recorded an 83-67 victory, despite Derby having matched them pretty much point for point over the final twenty-five minutes.

    19 Nov 2014 more...

    Derby battle past Northumbria to stay top

    DSC_1582smDerby Trailblazers needed a real gutsy performance to get past Team Northumbria and secure an 86-84 home win in front of a packed Noel-Baker crowd. It was an intensely physical affair, with nine offensive fouls being called and five players fouling out.

    19 Nov 2014 more...

    Trailblazers face Northumbria and Manchester in league & cup double

    Team -northumbria -lowresThe fixtures are coming thick and fast for Derby Trailblazers at present and this weekend is no different with the club’s senior men facing a pair of important games in both league and cup competitions.

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    A special welcome to Oakwood Junior School

     Photo taken in a morning tournament with the Trailblazer Minis

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    We were joined tonight by pupils and PE Staff from Oakwood Junior School in Alvaston. PE Teachers, Mr Higgins and Miss Lawrence brought the children along to give them an insight and experience of watching an NBL division one basketball game.

    15 Nov 2014 more...

    Derby defuse Rockets in thrilling finish

    10407684_757872230916796_2081070165111849363_n2Derby Trailblazers produced a herculean effort to beat Reading Rockets 89-88 in the thrilling finale of a pulsating NBL Division one match. The win over last season's triple winning Rockets side was only the third time Derby have ever won on Reading's court and represents a real statement

    10 Nov 2014 more...

    Derby end Kent's crusade to retake top spot

    10407684_757872230916796_2081070165111849363_n2Derby Trailblazers returned to the top of NBL Division One with a hard fought 88-72 home win over Kent Crusaders.  The two sides were locked at 21-all after the opening period and Derby were only ahead by three points at half time. However, improved

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    Trailblazers up against Kent Crusaders & Reading Rockets in league double

    Kent Crusaders Readingrockets LogoThe rigours of being back in division one will become clearly apparent for Derby Trailblazers over the next month or so, as four of the next five weekends see the club’s senior men’s team playing weekend double-headers.

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    Derby lose unbeaten league start with Northumbria defeat

    Alex Dorr NeegDerby Trailblazers unbeaten start to NBL division one was halted by Team Northumbria on Sunday, as the Newcastle side won a scrappy contest 79-74. The result provided immediate revenge for Northumbria, after they were sent crashing to a 44 point defeat by Derby in the Men’s Trophy

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    Trailblazers head to Northumbria to defend unbeaten league record

    Team -northumbria -lowresDerby Trailblazers head to the North East for the second time in two weeks and this time there are league points at stake, as they look to extend their unbeaten start to the league season at Team Northumbria’s expense.

    01 Nov 2014 more...

    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

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    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

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    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

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    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.

    01 Oct 2014 more...