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Outstanding Talent at Lady Diesel's Mini-Camp/ Tryouts....

After 3 HOT days of basketball, Several Lady Diesels will have the opportunity to play PROFESSIONAL Ball next spring....(names will be posted as they sign.)

The Dallas Diesel Basketball Club is proud of the efforts from our Vets and Rookies......

2004 Lady Diesel Mini-Camp Roster
Name                      School
*Shanta Ramdhanny - SMU
Kelli Goble - Angelo State Univ.
Vanita Krouch - SMU
Ertasha Jackson        - TWU
Erika Stokes - SC State Univ.
Carlesa Dixon-Dennis - UNLV / WSU
*Grace Gantt - TCU
Tammy Arnold - UA Pine Bluff
Yolanda Harris - SFA Univ.
*Melanie Karas - U of Pennsylvania at Indiana
Donna Jordan - UM Kansas City
Empress Drane - UNT
Marquita Carter        - UNT
Quiannta Mauney        - Lander Univ. - SC
Isha Kelley - Univ. of Nebraska
*Ify Ossai - Cornell Univ.
Rachel Golston - TWU

*= Denotes Top Performers


Lady Diesel to Host Team Mini-Camp featuring Pro Players....

The Lady Diesels will host a Women’s Basketball Mini-camp / Tryouts, July 11th - 13th, to get a look at new and potential players for the up coming season. The Lady Diesel’s 2004 fall schedule will consist of 20 or more games throughout the mid-south.
We are looking for aggressive / competitive women basketball players that are serious about improving their game and having an opportunity to play professional basketball.
Former WNBA and current NWBL players will help instruct Camp/ Tryouts.

For more information or registration forms, please send an email to: "dallasdieselbc@yahoo.com" or click on "Handout: Registration Form" link below...

Handout: Registration Form

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2 Diesel Players sign with OPBA & make starting lineup!

Dallas Diesel's, 5'11 -Guard, Kevin Risher and 6'8 Forward, Bobbye Hill, have signed with teams of the ONTARIO PROFESSIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION in Canada. Bobbye Hill made his debut with the "Brantford Connexion" with 15 points, 8 rebounds. Kevin Risher made his debut with "Niagara Gamblers" with 13 points and 5 assists........

Women 2004 champs
Lady Diesels Wins Local Women's League!

Congratulations Dallas Diesel Basketball Club!

High School Senior Boys & Girls Basketball Showcase

Date: April 24th, 2004

Location: Fretz Recreation Center
(Beltline & Hillcrest) 6950 Beltline Rd - Dallas, TX 75254

Time: 9am – 1pm

Come and see some of the best talent, in the Dallas / Ft. Worth area, shoot-it-out in front of college coaches and scouts. This is an opportunity for High School Seniors to receive an Athletic Scholarship.


Yolanda Grant
Friday, April 9
Yolanda Grant gives a "Shout-out" to the Lady Diesel fans...

The Lady Diesel will return to action on April 23rd & 24th at Pilgrims' Rest Baptist Church for tournament play.

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Saturday, March 27
Super "Yo" Saves the Day!

With only 5 seconds left to play, The Lady Diesel turned on the Defensive lock-down. Yolanda Harris stole the inbound pass and went for the win. Harris was fouled and sent to the Free-Throw Line, where she sealed the game in the 47-46 win. Harris finished with 9 points, 3 assists, 3 steals, and 1 block.
Top Performers:
LaToya Graham: 16pts, 2 Blks, 3 Ast
Tekeniesha Henry: 13pts, 2 Ast
Yolanda Grant: 4pts, 3 Blks, 2 Steals, 1 Ast


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Saturday, March 20
Lady Diesel's Graham & Henry has BIG night.....

The Lady Diesel moves to 4-1 with a big win led by LaToya Graham.
LaToya Graham: 20 points, 8 assist
Tekeniesha Henry: 19 points
Donna Jordan: 8 points, 4 blocks



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Sunday, March 14
Hankins' buzzer-beater gives the Diesel a "W"

(Houston, TX) With only 2 seconds left, the quickness of James Hankins gave the Dallas Diesel men's team the rebound & last bucket to defeat the Qwest International Touring Team 100-99.
Top Players:
Kevin Risher - 21 pts
Cortez Bond - 19 pts
James Hankins - 16 pts


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Saturday, March 6
Gantt, Graham, & Henry..... All night!

Grace Gantt led the Lady Diesel with 22 point, LaToya Graham had 19, and Tekeniesha Henry with 14 as the Diesel went on to win 66 to 27.
The Lady Diesel moves to 3-0.


Saturday, February 28
Tekeniesha Henry Leads Lady Diesel Past Eagles.....

The Lady Diesel move on to 2-0 with a 48-38 win over the Eagles. Former SFA, 6'0 forward, Tekeniesha Henry led the Lady Diesel with 12 points.

Monday, February 16
Dallas Diesel Men's Team on 3 game win streak......

The Diesel Men's team improved to 3-1 with a 119 to 114 win over the RDBL's #1 ranked Johnson County Outlawz.

Women's Basketball Tryouts to be held Feb. 8th......

The Lady Diesel are looking for Highly Competative women, who are looking to take their game to the next level. If you think that you have what it takes, download, complete, and return registration form.

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Thursday, January 15
Dallas Diesel getting on track for the new year.....

The Lady Diesel (1-0) are off to a good start win a 88 to 49 win over the Power 92 Lady Jammers.
The Dallas Diesel men move to (1-1) with a big 82 - 62 win over K104.


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Thursday, January 1
2 Lady Diesel sign with Pro Teams, more signings expected...

Lady Diesel point guard, Candace Baldwin, and center, Amanda Cleveland, have been drafted by the "Birmingham Power" of the NWBL (National Women's Basketball League).
Baldwin and Cleveland had outstanding college careers and a very impressive season with the Dallas Diesel.
3 other Lady Diesels have offers to play Pro-international and are expected to sign by February.


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Wednesday, December 10
Congratulations to the Tommy Deffebuagh Family

Tommy (a.k.a. BAM) & LaToya Deffebuagh are the proud new parents of a 9-lbs, baby girl, “Kayle.”
Tommy aka BAM, a 6-1 guard from Muskogee, Oklahoma, is in his 3rd season with the Dallas Diesel Basketball Club.


Sunday, December 7
Hill College come-back to win 100 to 97

The best performance yet by the Dallas Diesel Men, but still ended in bitter defeat.
Kevin Risher: 30 points
Cortez Bond: 26 points
James Hankins: 21 points



Wednesday, November 19
SE OK State gives the Diesel rude awakening

Southeastern Oklahoma State kept total control of the game, except for the "All-Out" efforts of Diesel Guard - Kevin Risher. With key Diesel players out, Risher put on a 41 point performance, along with 7 rebounds, 6 assist, and 4 steals.
SE OK State went on to win 98 to 73.


Tuesday, November 18
Diesel's Chris Davis & Thomas Kidd earn Athletic Scholarship

Chris Davis, 6'3 - 180 - Guard, from Terrell, TX and Thomas Kidd, 6'7 - 210 - Forward from Dallas, TX, have been awarded athletic Scholarships to Jarvis Christian College. Both put up good numbers during the Diesel's "Next Step" summer basketball program.

Tuesday, November 18
Yellow Jackets come back to sting Diesel 86 - 80

After leading almost the entire game, turnovers late in the second half proved to be costly for the Dallas Diesel.
Cortez Bond and Kevin Risher led the Diesel offense with 19 points each.

The Dallas Diesel will face Southeastern Oklahoma State tonight in Durant, OK. Game set for 5pm.


Sunday, November 16
Lady Diesels come up short against Hendrix...

The Lady Diesels played with heart dispite the lack of bench. In the 80 to 67 loss, the Lady Diesel, with only 6 players, led most of the game by as much as 10 points.
Late in the 2nd half, the Hendrix College Warriors came back to take the lead with fresh legs from it's 13 players bench.

Lady Diesel forward, Rachel Golston gave a huge effort with 17 rebounds and 10 points. LaToya Graham had 28 points and 9 rebounds. Center, Amanda Cleveland had 14 points and 9 rebounds.

The Lady Diesel (3-2) will face Hills College on Nov. 20th.


Wednesday, November 12
Lady Diesel wins a close one.... 34 - 32

The Lady Diesel improves to 3-1 with last night win in the South Park League play.

Monday, November 10
Mary-Hardin Baylor Univ capitalizes on Diesel's Turnovers

The Dallas Diesel led by 10 at half-time, but came out flat in the second-half. Mary-Hard Baylor University took advantage on the string of 4th quarter turnovers to win 89-75.

The Diesel will travel to Durant, OK - to face SE Oklahoma State 11/18 @ 6pm.


Rachel Golston
Saturday, November 8
Lady Diesel came up short at ACU

The absense of 2 key players showed to be disastrous as the Lady Diesel losses to Abilene Christian University, 84 - 64.
The Lady Diesel's LaToya Graham had the hot hand and finished with 28 points. Point Guard, Yolanda Harris led the Lady Diesel on the boards with 13 rebounds, 9 points, and 3 assist.

The Lady Diesel will travel to Conway, Arkansas- to face Hendrix College 11/15 @ 6pm.


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Thursday, November 6
Lady Diesel prepare for Abilene Christian University.

In preperation for a tough road schedule, the Lady Diesel have added former Mississippi State University standout, LaToya Graham. Graham, a 6'1 Forward, averaged over 13 points per game at MSU and shot over 36% from 3-Point land.
The Lady Diesel will be in action against ACU Saturday-night @ 8pm.


Tuesday, November 4
Diesel Fails the The Rockford Lightning C.B.A. Test

Many factors played a roll in the Diesel blow-out, but if the score board only had double digits, the Diesel would have won by 2.

The Diesel will try to get back on track as they prepare to face Mary-Hardin Baylor University.


Monday, November 3
The C.B.A. Test........

The Dallas Diesel men will face the Rockford Lightning of the Continental Basketball Association, in Rockford, IL tonight at 7:30 pm. The game will take place at Christian Life School. Admission is free for all Christian Life students with ID and for anyone donating food to the pantry. All others will be charged $1.

Monday, October 27
Diesel Men Win at Paul Quinn!

Derale Wilson led the Dallas Diesel with 16 points, to a 57 - 53 victory over Paul Quinn College.

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Sunday, October 26
Baldwin & Rodriguez help Lady Diesel move to 2 & 0

Candace Baldwin and Claudia Rodriquez combined for 30 to led the Lady Diesel to a win in the rematch with Paul Quinn College......

Thursday, October 23
The New Dallas Diesel Men's Team gets off to a rough start

The first 3 road games for the Diesel men handed them a 0-3 start. We are in a rebuilding stage, but we are improving quickly.
"Some of our key players are are injured or playing overseas. Eventhough we are not at full strenght, we still have enough fire-power to perform much better then we have been playing."
(GM- Willie McCray)
The Diesel Men & Women will face Paul Quinn @ Paul Quinn College Tomorrow - Oct. 24th, 7pm


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Friday, October 17
Lady Diesel Roll past Paul Quinn 73 - 42

"The Lady Diesels were in control the whole night."

Player of the Game
Yolanda Harris: 10 pts., 11 Rebs., 3 Asts., 3 Stls., 2 Blks

Other Top Players
Candace Baldwin: 15 pts., 3 rebs., 3 asts., 2 stls., 1 blk
Umekia Webb: 8 pts., 11 rebs., 3 asts., 2 stls., 4 blks
Ify Ossai: 9 pts., 6 rebs., 4 asts., 1 stls., 2 blks
Nitzy Samuels: 10 pts., 5 rebs., 2 blks


Wednesday, October 15
The Diesel Men and Women Teams are ready for test run......

The Lady Diesel will scrimmage Paul Quinn College @ 7:00pm at Lake
Highland Recreation Center.

The Dallas Diesel Men will scrimmage SW Christian College in Terrell @ 7:30pm


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Thursday, September 25
Lady Diesel look impressive in first practice....

After 3 successful tryouts, the Lady Diesel has signed 7 players so far. "There were many athletes from every level, from Junior College to Professional players." - Coach McCray
Looks like the Lady Diesel will be ready to roll this upcoming fall.


Tuesday, August 26
OPEN TRYOUTS (LADIES) "click here for sign-up form"

Dallas Diesel will hold tryouts on September 20, 2003 beginning at 8:00 am. The location will be Lake Highlands Recreation Center at 9940 White Rock Trl, Dallas, TX 75238. For more information please email "Dallasdieselbc@yahoo.com".

The Lake Highlands Rec Center is in North Dallas, off of the Skillman exit. After exiting Skillman, go South to Church Rd, and turn left on Church Rd. Then, go one block to White Rock Trail and turn Right. The Rec center in on the left, just passed the tennis courts.

The Dallas Diesel is a Developmental Basketball Club for players that have no remaining college eligibility and seeking to play Professionally.


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Saturday, September 6
Get Your Shine On!

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The Dallas Diesels will have a FREE CARWASH at the Denny's on 635 & Skillman Rd, in Dallas, This Saturday from 9:30am until 1pm.
Come and Support the Diesels, as they get ready for the 2003 fall season.
The Diesels will be traveling throughout Texas and the mid-west of the United States to compete with colleges and universities in exhibition basketball games.


Monday, May 26
Get Your Dallas Diesel T-Shirts!!!!!!!!

Click on Raw Talent Sports (Forms & Info) or
"FORMS & LEAGUE INFO" to order your Dallas Diesel Basketball.

Handout: Raw Talent Sports (Forms & Info)

Saturday, August 23
Look Out!!! The LADY Diesel are Coming!!!

The Dallas Diesel is now forming a WOMEN's developemental touring team. The Lady Diesel will begin play this fall.



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