South Wake Sabres: Welcome

Isaiah 40:31   But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength.  They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.” 


Welcome to the South Wake Sabres Website

2012 and 2013 MS Boys NCHE State Champions

2012, 2013, and 2014 JV Boys NCHE Eastern Regional Champions

2012 and 2013 MS Boys NCHE Eastern Regional Champions 

2014 MS Girls East Coast Homeschool Basketball Tournament Champions


The South Wake Sabres Basketball season is approaching quickly and we are very excited about this year.  Tryouts for new and returning players will be held on Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.  The address is 10005 Lake Wheeler Road, Fuquay-Varina, NC  27526.   Invite your home school friends with basketball experience!  Our mission is to provide a Christ-centered environment for homeschooled young men and women to develop in character and skill while playing basketball at a highly competitive level.  We will have (5) teams this year, Middle School Girls, Middle School Boys, Junior Varsity Girls, Junior Varsity Boys and Varsity Boys.


Players should attend the tryouts by the following age brackets:  
Age eligibility by team is determined as of September 1, 2014 such that a player cannot reach the age first listed after the team name. 

Middle School –             14 (Age bracket is 11-13)
Junior Varsity –             17 (Age bracket is 14-16)  
Varsity –                         19 (Age bracket is 17-18)

Player selection will be based on age and skill level.  

The tryout times are as follows:

 9:00-10:30 am     Middle School Girls/Junior Varsity Girls (Coach- Jared Foulke,      
10:30-11:45 am    Middle School Boys (Coach- Mike Keen,  
 11:45-1:15 pm     Junior Varsity Boys (Coach –Cam McLean,
                              Varsity Boys (Coach –Steve Gerney,                     

If your son or daughter plans to tryout, please notify the appropriate coach prior to the event via email.  Players are required to provide a $50 deposit with completed waiver liability and registration forms prior to participating in tryouts.  New players to the program must also provide age verification via birth certificate.     Season player fees are estimated to be $400/player.   The $50 deposit will be applied to the season player fee.  Players not selected will receive a full deposit refund.     

We look forward to seeing you on the 6th of September.  GO SABRES!! 




2014 SW Sabres Tryout Announcement 

Sabres Handbook 2014

SW Sabres Program & Registration 2014 


South Wake Sabres    

The South Wake Sabres is a homeschool basketball program that is based in the southern part of Wake County, NC. Our goal is to provide a Christ-centered environment for homeschooled young men and women to develop in character and skill while playing basketball at a highly competitive level.  

The Sabres program is in its sixth season, and this year will field a Middle School boys and girls team, two JV boys and one girls team, and a Varsity boys team.  The Sabres will compete in the North Carolina Home Educators Athletic Conference (NCHEAC), which includes other homeschool teams from around the state.   Our teams have made it to the Eastern Regional and State Championships each of the last four seasons.

For schedules, rosters, and information about each of our teams, please click on the team pages to the left.   

For more information about the South Wake Sabres tryouts and contact information, please see our news page.  For program information you may contact Athletic Director Ray Thornton at

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