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  • Mailing Address: 16755 Southwest Freeway Sugar Land, TX 77479

 

 

Upward Sports

UPWARD BASKETBALL & CHEER MINISTRY

Thank you to all Upward athletes, coaches, referees, and families for making this past Upward Basketball/Cheer Season such a huge success!!  We welcomed over 320 children in the league this year - basketball teams are divided formed based on grade and gender; there are 1-2, 3-4, and 5-6 grade divisions.  1-2 grade plays on an 8' goal using a 27.5" ball; 3-4 grade play on 9' goal with a 28.5" ball; and 5-6 play on 10' goal and the 28.5" ball using full middle school basketball rules.  We follow the Upward 360 Progression for most all game rules. 

Thank you to all our families who participated in our annual Rice Bowl Ministry "give back" raising funds for Rice Bowls, a ministry feeding orphan children in 20 developing countries world-wide.  This year we raised $6300!  That translates into 18,900 meals next year for these children provided by our Upward athletes!! 

Upward Basketball Camp

Registration is now open for our 5th annual Upward Camp June 17-20!!  Early registration cost is $125 through May 5.  Late registration through May 31 is $140.  All campers receive a camp t-shirt, water bottle, basketball, and poster.  Morning camp for grades 3-5 is from 9am-12pm.  Afternoon camp for grades 6-8 is 1-4pm. 

CLICK HERE FOR SECURE ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR GRADES 3-5 CAMP

CLICK HERE FOR SECURE ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR GRADES 6-8 CAMP

Our Upward Master Coach, Doug Lechtenberger, who recently retired from 20+ years coaching Fort Bend Dulles Varsity Girls basketball.  Coach Doug and his wife, Coach Brenda, lead the camps and academy.   

For additional information or league questions contact  .

SLBC Basketball Academy

Beginning in September each fall, Coach Doug takes all athletes in grades 5-8 through weekly practices and lessons just before fall try-outs begin.  The Academy runs Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5-7pm.  Cost is $185.  All lessons take place at Sugar Land Baptist gym - 16755 Southwest Freeway Sugar Land TX 77479. 

Coach Doug is available for private and group lessons year round - contact Coach Doug.

UPWARD STARS - HOUSTON

Upward Stars is the next level to the Upward 360 Progression - providing unique programs designed to adapt and expand with each athlete as they develop in their personal athletic journey.  Each program incorporates intense practice sessions, high-level coaching, character lessons, and a service project.  Contact Coach Chris, Upward Stars Houston

Helpful Links and News:

Upward Ministry Web Site 

Upward Stars - Houston

Upward Team Shop 
Upward Ministry Mission Partner – Rice Bowls