Entries by Coach Gayle

THANKSGIVING TOURNEY

Our 13U Gold team competed in the Elite Showcase at Sierra Canyon HS while the rest of our boys participated in the AVAC/SNU Thanksgiving tourney in OC.  Our 10U & 11U Hawks advanced to the Semi-Final round in their divisions, 14U Black and 12U played in the Championship game in the divisions, both taking 2nd […]

ALOHA CLASSIC

All 7 of our Hawks teams participated in the Aloha Classic Tournament held at the American Sports Center and MAP in OC over the October 14-15 weekend.  We had 8 games decided by 1 point in both pool play and championship play.  Hawks played extremely hard throughout the tournament.  Thank you coaches.  Great job!

HAWKS AT NEXT LEVEL

Our Hawks teams played hard and left it all on the courts this past weekend at the Fall Classic held at Next Level in Orange County.  Our highest flying team was our Hawks 13U boys who took 2nd place in the Gold Division.  Way to go LA Hawks!

HAWKS at NIKE REACT

Some of our Hawks had a blast participating in the Nike React Experience held in the South Bay over the weekend.  Riley won the Half Court Challenge, Kian took 1st in the Skills Challenge, Nick won the 3PT Challenge going 5/10 from the 3PT line.  DJ also hit a Half Court Shot during the Skills […]

SUMMER FINALE

Our Hawks teams finished out the 2016-2017 season on a high note at the SGV Summer Finale tournament in OC.  Now it’s time for a much needed break. Enjoy the rest of summer everyone!

STRONG FINISH

Our 14U/8th grade team concluded their careers as Hawks with a strong finish at the Thunderdome at UCSB.  The guys finished out the year by going 16-1 and winning Championships in their final 3 tournaments together.  They worked hard, always stuck together, and played the game the right way.  They are outstanding young men and […]

14U TAKES TITLE IN OT

Our Hawks 14U Team won their second consecutive Championship on May 21st at the Ladera Sports Center by hitting a 3 at the buzzer in regulation to force overtime in the Championship game.  The guys pulled it out in overtime with a breakaway layup and a foul for a 3 point play leaving only 0.1 […]

HAWKS WIN TITLE

All Hawks teams participated in the Stroke Awareness tourney at the Ladera Sports Center on May 20-21.  Our 13U & 14U teams finished as Champions in their respective Divisions while our 10U & 12U teams had strong 2nd place finishes in their Divisions.  

2017 SHOOT-A-THON

A Big Thank You to all of our Hawks families who supported our 8th Annual Shoot-A-Thon.  This year’s FreeThrow Champions are Arik Billings 14U, Josh Kim 13U, Dimitri Perris 12U, Mika Petrosian 11U, Tristan Tiu 10U, and Jared Bolhayon 9U.  Our 3Pt Contest winners are Marvin Furuta and Jared Bolhayon.  Mom & Son Free Throw […]

Got Next

Our 12U White Team (wearing black) getting ready to make a run in the Bronze Division at the MAP.

Hawks Win Championship

Our 12U and 14U teams took home the Championship Trophy at the Showtime March Mayhem Tournament held on March 11-12 at the AIM Sports Complex in Seal Beach and at Next Level in Garden Grove.

HAWKS 9U AT SUMMER SHOWCASE

Our 9U Hawks finished 2nd at the Edge Summer Showcase at Next Level in OC.  Excellent teamwork and toughness from Coach Philip’s guys throughout the tourney.  Way to go Hawks!

11U WIN 1st CHAMPIONSHIP

Our 11U White team took home their very first Championship at the  Memorial Classic in Garden Grove.  Congrats to Coach Earl and the guys.  This team has only been together a short time but their hard work and dedication is beginning to pay off.  Go Hawks!

14U FINISH AS CHAMPIONS

Congrats to Coach Ryan, Coach Megan, and our Hawks 14U Team who finished out their final season together as Champions, winning the AVAC Memorial Day Classic.  Some of our players have been with us since the 4th grade and we wish them the very best as they move on to High School where they will […]

3-PEAT FOR HAWKS 11U

All the dedication and hard work is really paying off for Coach Paul’s 11U Hawks team as they keep rolling on. They captured  their 3rd consecutive tourney Championship at the Cal Heat Memorial Classic held at Pasadena City College on May 21-22.  Keep up the good work guys!

MAY FEST CHAMPIONS

Congrats to Coach Paul and the 11U team – 2016 May Fest Tournament Champions! All of our Hawks teams participated in the tourney and all qualified for the CA State Games in July.

HAWKS 10U Cinco de Mayo at MAP

Our Hawks 10U team advanced to their first Division Championship at the Focus Cinco de Mayo tourney at the MAP.  The boys played extremely hard throughout the tournament but came up just a little short in the Final, taking home the Runner Up trophy this time around.  Congrats to Coach G and his mighty 10U […]

SPRING INVITATIONAL CHAMPS

The 11U Hawks brought home the Silver Division Championship at the JW Basketball Spring Invitational held at the Next Level Sports Complex on April 23-24.  Head Coach Paul wasn’t able to be with his guys on Sunday but a special thanks goes out to Coach Steve for stepping up to help.  The boys were determined […]

Coach Belou’s Summer Basketball Camp

Glendale High School Head Varsity Coach, Ib Belou will be holding his 2016 Summer Basketball Camp July 18-22 at Glendale High School (1440 E. Broadway  Glendale 91205) Sessions will run from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM Monday through Friday.  Lunch will be provided everyday. Gym opens at 8:30 AM Boys & Girls ages 6-14.  All skill […]

9U HAWKS FLY HIGH AT MAP

This past weekend our Hawks teams participated in the Kyree Brown Memorial Tournament down in Garden Grove.  This is the first time that all of our teams were represented in the same tournament.  We had 72 players from grades 3 through 8 out on the courts.  Coach Philip’s 9U/3rd Grade Hawks finished as Champions in […]

HAWKS RUN WITH FROSH

Some of Coach Gayle’s GHS Frosh players stopped by this week to help out with Coach Ryan’s 8th grade/14U Hawks. The teams ran full court for about 90 minutes. Great prep for upcoming tourneys and HS tryouts. Our 14U Hawks will soon be attending GHS, CV, Providence, St. Francis, Hoover, and Flintridge Prep.

Hawks 14U Start Spring Season 2-0

LA Hawks 14U team opened the Spring season going 2-0 in the Easter Shootout held at the MAP in OC.  Two hard fought games,  closing out with a win in OT in the second game.  The guys will be together through May while they prepare for their respective High School tryouts in June.  Finish strong […]

11U in Gold Rush Title Game

The Hawks 11U Team took 2nd place in the Long Beach Gold “Gold Rush” tourney held at the MAP in Garden Grove this weekend.  This was the first tournament action for our newest Hawks, Brooklyn and Benicio. The guys won 3 straight to advance to the  Championship Game against the Cavs.  Both teams played some […]

HAWKS 9U CHAMPIONS

Our 9U Hawks Team and Coach Philip closed out the Winter Season by winning the Championship at CSUN. The team is looking forward to playing some tournaments as they get ready for Spring & Summer Ball.

YEAR IN REVIEW 2015

Thanks Hawks families and coaches for a great 2015. All of our teams worked extremely hard this year and each of them showed great improvement. Our 10 Hawks made it to their first Championship game, our newly formed 5th/6th Grade team played their first games together, and our 9U Hawks are looking like they’re ready […]

GHS Black & Red Game

On Saturday, November 21st, Glendale High School Boys Basketball kicked off Coach Belou’s first season as Varsity Head Coach with the Inaugural Black & Red Game.  Varsity, JV, and Frosh/Soph teams all participated.  It was Coach Norton’s Black Team vs Coach Gayle’s Red Team.  The game was as competitive as expected with some great 3 […]

Hawks 12U Back 2 Back

Congrats to our Hawks 12U team! The boys finished the Fall Season with Back 2 Back Championships in  the NJB/SGV “Tip Off” Classic on November 14-15 and the Focus Basketball “Thanksgiving Feast” Tournament held at the MAP in Garden Grove on November 21-22. The boys will enjoy a well deserved rest over the Thanksgiving Holidays and […]

First Road Trip

For their very first road trip our Mighty 10U Hawks headed up to Santa Barbara to play at the Thunderdome at UCSB.  The guys fought really hard and came away with a victory.  They got some valuable experience playing against some very good teams.  After the games It was fun watching them “hang out” at […]

CHAMPIONS X3

Congrats to our Hawks 11U, 12U, and 14U Teams.  3 Championships to close out our Fall Season of Basketball.  Hawks 11U & 12U were Champions at the NJB/SGV Tip Off Classic on Nov. 7-8, while our 14U team took the Championship at the Focus Basketball “We Give Thanks” Tourney on Nov. 14-15.  Both tournaments were […]

FALL BALL TRYOUTS

Travel Team Tryouts Fall Season 2015-2016 All tryouts at the Glendale YWCA (735 E. Lexington Dr. Glendale 91206) Wednesday September 2nd 6:00 – 7:00 PM 3rd & 4th Graders 7:30 – 8:30 PM 7th & 8th Graders Thursday September 3rd 6:00 – 7:00 PM 5th & 6th Graders

HAWKS BATTLE IN SUMMER FINALE

We had 5 Hawks Travel Teams, 9U – 13U, competing in the SGV Summer Finale Tournament over the july 11-12 weekend in Anaheim.  Our 11U team brought home the Championship trophy to close out the Summer Season. Much appreciation to all of our coaches.  Great job! To all our Hawks parents – a big thank […]

San Diego Tourney Champions

Our 11U team took home the Championship at the San Diego Sol Summer Sensational Tournament held at Alliant University on June 27-28.  The 13U Hawks finished 2nd with a strong showing in their Division.  Our 10U Hawks advanced to the Semi-Final where they lost a heartbreaker at the buzzer.  It was a great effort from […]

COACH BELOU’S SUMMER BASKETBALL CAMP

Full Force Basketball Co-Founder Coach Ib Belou will be holding his Summer Basketball Camp from July 13-17 at Glendale High School.  The Camp will run from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM.  I highly recommend that all of our Hawks players try to attend.  This will be a great Camp for players who want to improve […]

HAWKS 11U WIN SGV INVITATIONAL

Congrats to Coach Daryl and our Hawks 11U Team who finished as Champions in the SGV Invitational over the President’s Day weekend.  The Hawks defeated teams from Orange County, Arizona, and San Diego to capture their second Championship of 2015.  Way to go guys!

GREAT START FOR 2015

Hawks start off 2015 with Championships at the Edge MLK Classic Tournament. Our 12u and 14u teams were Champions in their respective Divisions. Our 10u and 11u teams also played well against some very tough competition. Way to go Hawks!

BIG FINISH FOR 2014

Our Hawks 11U Team finished the year strong with a 1st place finish in the Edge Christmas Classic.  The boys went 5-0 in the tourney to take the Championship.  Way to go Jake, Chris, Raif, Ryan, Powel, Jimmy, Edddie, Josh, Jacob, Nick, and Evan.  Big thanks to Coach Daryl and Coach Gayle.  Let’s keep working […]