The Salina Saints face off against the St. Joseph Shields this Saturday night, November 11th, in ABA Basketball league play. Fresh off a 138-112 opening night win over St. Louis, the still undefeated Saints next turn their attention to St. Joseph. Tip off is set for 7 p.m. at Tony’s Pizza Events Center. This Saturday night is the Saints’ Military Appreciation game. All active and retired military with military identification will receive half off admission. Tickets are available online by clicking here, by phone at 888-826-7469, or at the Tony’s Pizza Events Center Box Office. Season tickets are also still … Read More
SALINA – The Salina Saints kick off their 2017-2018 season this Saturday, November 4th at 7 p.m. at Tony’s Pizza Events Center against the St Louis Spirits. Doors open at 6 p.m. This year the Saints will be battling for another perfect season. The Saints finished last season with an impressive 16-0 record and have some exciting additions to this year’s team. The most recent addition was Jeremy Wilson, a 6’8”, 210 pound guard from Wichita Kansas. Wilson played at Wichita State and on the 2011 NIT Championship team. Another new addition from Wichita and Newman University is guard Isaac … Read More
The Salina Saints are coming back to the Tony’s Pizza Events Center for the 2017-2018 season and season tickets are now on sale. The Saints went undefeated in their inaugural 2016-2017 season, in which they averaged 140 points per game and ended their year with an impressive 13-0 record. The American Basketball Association rules are different from the typical professional basketball game, which lead to fast paced, high scoring games. To celebrate the success of their first season in Salina, the Saints are now offering, for a limited time, a buy two, get two free deal on all season tickets. … Read More
Coming off an undefeated 2016-2017 season, the Salina Saints semi-professional basketball team will hold tryouts for the upcoming 2017-2018 season later this month. Tryouts are scheduled to take place on Saturday, August 26th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the new Salina Fieldhouse, 140 N. 5th. Advance online registration is required. A tryout form can be found on the Salina Saints website or by clicking here. The Saints are also looking for sponsors for the upcoming season. Interested businesses in Salina and surrounding communities can contact the team for more information by phone at 785-787-0378 or 785-515-0879 or by … Read More
Salina Saints head basketball coach, Andre Favors, stepped out on a different court, last night. This time, it was all in the name of teaching. 10 YMCA basketball coaches gathered on Tuesday evening. They were given coaching tips, and a pep talk or two. The evening included teaching different basketball shots, such as layups and ball handling. With a mentor teaching other mentors, it was a great evening. Everyone involved learned that they have a very important role in the lives of kids, both on and off the court.