Ayr Storm

Season 2004-05 SLBA Consolation Cup Winners

Back l/r: Barry, Colin, David, Danny, Jim, Steve, Alan

Front l/r: Tom, John, Bobby, Jim, Stuart

Cup winning team

About Us

1996:

Ayr Basketball Club was originally instigated as the Digital Basketball Club in 1996 by a small number of employees of Digital Equipment Corporation (Scotland). It rapidly outgrew the confines of the company as non-employees began to come along to training.

 

1997: The club joined the Strathclyde Basketball Association and has been participating in competitive basketball since the 97/98 season.

 

1999: In the 1999/2000 season the club was renamed from Digital BC to Ayr BC and the team took the name Ayr Storm. The club was now truly independent from its roots.

 

2005: The club won its first (and to date only) trophy—SLBA Consolation Cup

 

2011: Invited new Ayr ladies club to be part of Ayr BC

First Ayr youth teams—U14 boys and U14 girls teams play in the west RDL

Selected as a pilot for Future Clubz

 

2012: Basketball Festival held for 6 South Ayrshire Primary schools.

Girls U16 team play in National League. U12mixed team entered in West RDL

Club launches its first t-shirts and hoodies

 

2013: Clubs biggest Awards night held—racenight, fundraiser and awards to MIP and MVP from 4 teams run in the 2012-13 season.

First club players involved in Scotland squads—Eleanor in U16W, Paul in U11development

 

 

Useless facts and figures (updated 1st Sep 2009):

 

Most appearances:                                    Danny Gibbons (190 games)

Most points for the club:                          Chris Morrison (1864pts)

Best av pts per game:                               Ross Black (22.9pts)

Most pts in a game:                                  Bart Trela (42pts v Killie)

 

Players used to date:                                72 players used

100 + appearances                                    5 players

50+ appearances                                      12 players

 

1000+ points scored                                  1 player

500+ points scored                                    9 players

 

Honours:

SLBA Consolation Cup Winners 2004-05

             7th May 2005 Ayr storm 92 Glasgow Storm 49

 

As of 1st Aug 2009:

226 games played   12138pts      53.7 av pts per game

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