12/21/2022 On this day, December 21, 1891, 131 years ago, Dr. James Naismith introduced to Springfield and the world, the game of Basketball. Originally from Canada, Dr. Naismith was a 31-year-old physical education teacher at Springfield College (then known as the YMCA Training School), when he presented the new game, which could be played in-doors…
December 21, 2022
Celebrating the Birth of Basketball
August 2, 2022
Holyoke, MA. Mayor Welcomes the ABA’s 413 ELITE
HOLYOKE, MA. -In anticipation of the 413 Elite’s inaugural Purple Knights Night scheduled to take place in Holyoke on November 19, 2022, Holyoke Mayor Josh Garcia recently welcomed 413 Elite owner Charles Evans and Director of Business Lamar Cook at Holyoke City Hall.
March 25, 2022
Springfield MA, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno welcomes the ABA’s 413 ELITE
Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Mayoral Aide Lavar Click-Bruce welcomed and congratulated 413 Elite, the American Basketball Association’s (ABA) newest team.