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Posted: May 6th, 2013

Erie to have new semi-pro basketball team — Panthers

The Erie Panthers will be a part of the Ohio Exposure Basketball League’s inaugural season, which begins with a preseason showcase tentatively scheduled for May 25. The regular season of the league will begin in late June. Stacie Carter, of Akron, Ohio, is the owner of the Panthers. She also owns two other OEBL teams, [...]

Posted: April 30th, 2013

Mercyhurst’s Ouegnin advances to Final 4 of dunk contest

Mercyhurst University basketball player Jonathan Ouegnin has made the Final Four. Actually, the 6-foot 4-inch junior guard has made the semifinals of a national college dunk of the year contest being conducted online by the website Ouegnin made a spectacular dunk (check out the video below) Feb. 20 during the Lakers’ win over rival [...]

Posted: March 26th, 2013

McCamey lands in Fort Wayne

Former Erie BayHawks guard Demetri McCamey has been picked up by Fort Wayne from the available player pool. McCamey was released by the Erie BayHawks on March 12 to make room for Henry Sims after Sims’ 10-day contract with New Orleans expired. McCamey was initially released by Rio Grande Valley on Dec. 25 before Erie [...]

Posted: March 19th, 2013

Benson is back with the BayHawks

After leaving Erie to play in the Philippines, Keith Benson is back with the Erie BayHawks. Benson, a 6-foot 11-inch, 230-pound center, played 17 games with Erie before leaving for the Philippines this season. He averaged 10.7 points, 7.5 rebounds and 1.5 blocks with the ‘Hawks. Over in the Philippines, Benson played or the Talk [...]

Posted: March 12th, 2013

Sims to return to Erie

Erie BayHawks star center Henry Sims was signed to a 10-day contract with the New Orleans Hornets on March 2. That contract has expired and Sims is set to return to Erie. He appeared in two of four games with the Hornets. He played 49 seconds in a 105-102 loss to Orlando without recording a [...]

Posted: March 8th, 2013

Harris gone before suiting up with Erie

Terrel Harris came to the Erie BayHawks from Rio Grande Valley as part of the five-player trade involving D.J. Kennedy. Before Harris even had a chance to suit up for the BayHawks, he has departed for the NBA. Harris, a 6-5 guard from Oklahoma State, has been called up to the New Orleans Hornets. He [...]

Posted: March 7th, 2013

Former BayHawks star Kennedy No. 2 prospect in D-League

D.J. Kennedy is on the rise since his trade to the Rio Grande Valley Vipers. The D-League released its new prospect rankings on Thursday with Kennedy moving up to No. 2 behind Santa Cruz guard Travis Leslie. Henry Sims, another former Erie BayHawks all-star, was removed from the list after his call-up to New Orleans. [...]

Posted: March 5th, 2013

BayHawks complete five-player trade

The Erie BayHawks continue their massive roster turnover with only a few days until the D-League trade deadline. After losing all-star center Henry Sims to a call-up recently, the BayHawks (20-18) have traded away D.J. Kennedy and Mike Singletary to Rio Grande Valley for guards Mustafa Shakur, Terrel Harris and forward Wesley Witherspoon. Kennedy, a [...]

Posted: March 3rd, 2013

Sims signs with Hornets

Erie BayHawks star Henry Sims has signed with the New Orleans Hornets. Sims, a 6-10 center from Georgetown, started all 36 games with the BayHawks this season. He averaged 17.1 points, 9 rebounds and 1.6 blocks per game and was named a D-League all-star. –Tom Reisenweber

Posted: January 13th, 2013

Mad Ants win 7th straight, blast BayHawks 112-84

The Fort Wayne extended its winning streak to seven games after beating the Erie BayHawks 112-84, Saturday night at Erie Insurance Arena. Anthony Richardson scored a game-high 30 points in leading the Mad Ants (10-10), who have the longest current D-League winning streak. Erie (10-7) is now 1-2 against Fort Wayne.