Announcements

The Coaches will use this page to make important announcements.  Check back often.


Girls Team Tryouts Ongoing

posted Apr 19, 2013, 6:25 PM by Dina Abdelsamad

***Update as of 4/19/13. Girls team tryouts are ongoing Thursday evenings 6:30pm at First Christian Church. 
1601 Sunset Boulevard, Houston, TX 77005 MAP. Contact sramey@alumni.rice.edu for more info.

TV interview

posted Jul 17, 2012, 6:44 PM by Dina Abdelsamad

Check out our latest appearance on KIAH-TV here: "Youth Sports can make dreams come true" where Coach Sean shares a quick history of our program.

Updates

posted Mar 2, 2010, 9:47 PM by Dina Abdelsamad

Have you done your homework? 50 free throws/day.

Last practice, team parents were elected. Next practice, Thursday, March 4th, announcing team captains and church meeting speakers.

First Tournament of the Season: Hoop It Up at Austin High School, Saturday Only. MAP1715 W Caesar Chavez Street, Austin, TX 78703

Next Practice

posted Feb 21, 2010, 2:01 PM by Dina Abdelsamad   [ updated Feb 21, 2010, 2:10 PM ]

Thursday February 25th
1st Season Practice at new locale @ First Christian Church1601 Sunset Blvd (MAP)
6:00pm-9:00pm Form Teams, elect team parents & Give Team Names; Team fees due (at least $150 of the $300)

TRYOUTS, New Location

posted Feb 8, 2010, 5:17 PM by Dina Abdelsamad   [ updated Feb 8, 2010, 5:19 PM ]

Hello Players, Parents & Coaches,

Our tryout scheduled for this weekend will take place at the same time but at Weekley Family YMCA. See "2010 Teams"

Tryouts Announced on Great Day Houston

posted Jan 27, 2010, 7:05 PM by Dina Abdelsamad   [ updated May 7, 2010, 4:26 PM ]

Update - June 30th

posted Jun 30, 2009, 3:30 PM by Dina Abdelsamad


  • Read Coach Sean's email regarding Refund Offer.
  • Austin Tournament Results
    • Rice Blue Storm (14th in Nation; A-)
    • Rice Raptors (4th in Nation; B+)
    • Rice Warriors (3rd in Nation, A-)
  • No practice this week.
  • Practice resumes Thursday, July 9th
  • Rosenberg tournament July 18-19th.

Updates, Week of June 22nd

posted Jun 23, 2009, 7:27 AM by Dina Abdelsamad   [ updated Jun 23, 2009, 8:13 AM ]

  • For those flying with the team, $250 per ticket fees for flight DUE THIS THURSDAY
  • New ROSENBERG TOURNAMENT July 18 & 19th, added to the weekend before Nationals to help us prepare for Louisville
  • Please make sure all parents get Coach Sean a copy of child's BIRTH CERTIFICATE
  • New PHOTOS Posted from the San Antonio Tournament

Upcoming CLINICS, first week of June.

posted May 29, 2009, 12:07 PM by Dina Abdelsamad   [ updated May 30, 2009, 4:52 PM ]

Sunday, May 31st. Coach Dina's Clinic, Rice Raptors, Roberts Elementary, 5:30pm-7:00pm.

Tuesday, June 2nd. Coach Sean's Clinic, Rice Raptors, Roberts Elementary, 6pm-8:15pm.

Wednesday, June 3rd
.  Coach Sean's Clinic, Warriors/Blue Storm, Coach Sean's House, 6pm-8:15pm
Coach Sean's clinics are optional, he does not need emails of who may or may not be attending.
This is also the deadline to book hotel rooms for upcoming tournaments (except Nationals).

Thursday, June 4th. Practice Resumes as usual, All teams, First Christian Church, 6:30pm-9:00pm.

Tuesday, June 9th. Coach Sean & Coach Dina's Clinic, Rice Raptors, Roberts Elementary, 6pm-8:15pm

2009 Remaining HIU Tournament Info (REVISED)

posted May 28, 2009, 10:14 AM by Dina Abdelsamad   [ updated May 29, 2009, 12:07 PM ]

Important information on the remaining tournaments can be found in the  "Downloads" link on the left. This includes information on flight plans for Nationals. A revised version was posted 5/29/09.

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