TAKE CHARGE PRIDE BASKETBALL organization is partnering this winter with the MAIN EVENT YOUTH (MEY) organization in the first-ever, annual 2018 Winter Basketball League. This is the first partnership between the two organizations that prides itself with its involvement in the lives of children- academically, socially, and athletically. Welcoming competitive teams across the DMV, registration for the winter league officially has begun and will end on December 22, 2017. With an eight-game minimum guarantee, the top two teams in their respective divisions, ages 8-14 years old, will compete for the championship of their age division. This league includes individual statistics for each game, championship trophies, and games in one of the most accessible basketball venues in the Area. All games are held at the Bowie City Gym at 4100 Northview Drive in Bowie, Maryland, every Sunday beginning on January 7, 2018- March 11, 2018. The cost of... [Read More]
As the TAKE CHARGE PRIDE BASKETBALL organization continues to foster positive relationships with young men through education, mentorship, and basketball all over the DMV, this holiday season the organization will focus its’ lens on community service opportunities. On Saturday, November 11, 2017, the Take Charge Pride Basketball organization will participate in a community engagement volunteer opportunity with the Transforming Neighborhoods Initiative (TNI) donating their physical support to fight hunger and homelessness with TNI’s annual “Stuff-a-Trunk.” At this annual event, the Take Charge Pride Basketball organization will also donate over 200 canned food items to families in need. The Take Charge Pride Basketball program promotes scholarship, pride, respect, discipline, family, and community activism. For more information about Take Charge Pride Basketball organization or the Take Charge program, contact the Executive Director, Jerrod Mustaf. Upcoming Take Charge Events: Winter Basketball League, January 7th- March 11th; www.bowiewinterleague.wixsite.com/basketball.... [Read More]
The Take Charge Pride Basketball Organization is hosting tryouts for their 2017/2018 season 7th grade, 8th grade, and 9th grade teams on Tuesday September 12, Thursday, September 14 and Tuesday September 19 from 6:30pm. to 8:00pm. Tryouts will be held at Ernest Just Middle School located at 1300 Campus Way North, Bowie, Maryland. All players are encouraged to be on time by 6:15pm.
The Take Charge Pride Basketball Organization is hosting tryouts for their 2016/2017 6th grade and 7th grade boys basketball teams on Wednesday, September 21 and Monday, September 24 from 6:30pm to 7:30pm at Ernest E. Just Middle School. All players are encouraged to be on time and ready to play by 6:15pm. Ernest E. Just Middle School is located at 1300 Campus Way North, Bowie, Maryland.
Congratulations to these young men.! The Take Charge Pride 6th grade team finished the season with a 9th place finish at the AAU Division II National Championships in Hampton, Virginia. Despite season ending injuries to two of their rotation players, the Pride were able to persevere and fight through the adversity. Undersized in every game, the Pride players finished the National tournament with a highly respectable record of 6 wins and 1 loss. According to the coaching staff, the Pride exhibited tremendous growth this season and are poised for a broad leap next season!