Lakeshore Area Youth Basketball League: Welcome

2016 Season To Begin on November 5 & 2017 Season To Begin on January 14

Welcome the the Lakeshore Area Youth Basketball League web site.  The 2016 Girls Fall Lakeshore Area Basketball League is comprised of teams from Black River, Fennville, Grand Haven, Holland, Saugatuck, South Haven, Zeeland, Zeeland Christian, Innocademy & West Ottawa.  This season begins on Saturday, November 5 and concludes on Saturday, December 197

The 2017 Winter Lakeshore Area Youth Basketball League is comprised of teams from Allendale, Allegan, Black River, Calvary, Fennville, Hamilton, Holland, Holland Christian, Innocademy, Saugatuck, South Haven, Zeeland & West Ottawa. 

Each entity features a director(s) who, along with the other directors, organizes and administers this league.  The Fall program is comprised of Girls' teams currently in grades 6th - 8th.  The Winter program is for boys currently in grades 5th - 8th while the girls program features participants currently in grades 5th & 6th.  The purpose of both of these program offerings is providing a fun, healthy, and educational opportunity to learn and to play the great game of basketball in an area-wide collaborative setting. 

The Fall season will occur during the months of November & December (2016) while the Winter season will occur during the months of January & February (2017).  As always, we look forward to working with fellow directors, players, parents, and coaches in making this program a successful one.  The Fall season begins November 5 with the Winter season beginning January 7!



Tuesday, February 21
2017 Lakeshore Area League Schedules - Missing Scores

The Lakeshore Area League still has a select few game scores that have not been reported.  They are as follows...

  • Girls 5th Grade
    • February 18
      • HC Maroon Stygstra vs. Hamilton Guerink @ 9am @ Holland Christian HS
      • Zeeleand Dux Patrick/Smith vs. HC White Vandenbosch @ 11am @ Holland Christian HS
  • Girls 6th Grade
    • February 11
      • Fennville Sliter vs. Holland Cherry @ 12pm @ Fennville CAC
      • Fennville Sliter vs. HC Maroon VanderZwaag @ 1pm @ Fenville CAC
    • February 18
      • HC White VandenBrink vs. Hamilton Berens @ 10am @ Holland Christian HS
      • HC Maroon VanderZwaag vs. Hamilton Kleinheksel @ 12pm @ Holland Christian HS
  • Boys 5th Grade
    • February 11
      • West Ottawa Behrendt vs. Allegan @ 10am @ Allegan HS
      • Black River Fowler vs. Allegan @ 11am @ Allegan HS     
    • February 18
      • HC North Taylor vs. Hamilton Miller @ 10am @ Holland Christian HS
      • Holland House vs. Zeeland Chix DeWitt @ 12pm @ Holland West
  • Boys 6th Grade
    • February 18
      • Fennville Peterson vs. HC South White Smits @ 9am @ Holland Christian HS
      • West Ottawa Vanderwal vs. Black River Davidson @ 12pm @ Holland Christian HS
  • Boys 7th/8th Grade   
    • February 11
      • Holland Shafer vs. Fennville Rodriguez @ 10am @ Fennville CAC
    • February 18
      • Holland Perez vs. Innocademy Almanza @ 10am @ Holland West

Friday, December 30
Sign Up For Free Texting Service For Program Updates

This league features the Remind Texting Service option for anyone to be a part of.  This service is very useful especially if we have Cancellations to consider due to weather conditions.  To be a part of this FREE service text @abebea to 81010 for Remind Text Alerts

Web Site Directions

The Lakeshore Youth Basketball League web site is up and running.  Here are a few directions on how to navigate this site, what the "tabs" feature, and how to utilize the information provided...

  • Site Home...This site is actually a sub-site of the Holland Township Parks & Recreation web site.  The SITE HOME tab will get you to the HCT Recreation Home Page.  However, the direct link to the Lakeshore Youth Basketball League is listed below:
  • Home...This is the Home Page of the Lakeshore Area Youth Basketball League web site.  This page will also feature news items as well as a listing of game results and scores as the season progresses
  • Lakeshore News...This is where you will find informational pieces on what is happening with the 2014/2015 season including special announcements, community highlights, and more.  You may also find information on possible cancellations, however, always check with your local director, first, before assuming that the information will be posted here
  • Schedules, Rules, General Information...Here is where you will be able to download hard copies of the rules, schedules, and the site addresses of the facilities being used for the 2014/2015 season as well as information on concussion signs and symptoms
  • Results/Upcoming Games...Clicking this tab will get you to a listing of each individual league.  Click the league link you are interested in and you will get that week's schedule and, eventually, the results of games played.  Results & upcoming games will also be featured on the Home Page one week before the season starts and after the season begins 
  • Standings...Here is where you will find the overall standings as well as information on points scored and points allowed, per team.  Clicking each team individually at this tab will give you a rundown of the teams your selected choice has played as well as their scores.  These standings will be utilized to schedule the remaining two weeks of the season for all leagues.  This is why it is important for all coaches to communicate scores, ASAP
  • Locations...Click this tab and you will get a listing of numerous venues throughout West Michigan, including the various sites the Lakeshore Youth Basketball League will be playing at.  Find the facility you need and click the nautical icon listed next to it.  Clicking that icon will get you to Google directions in case directions are needed 
  • Links...This tab features links to the various Recreation departments and schools that are part of the Lakeshore Area Youth Basketball League