Youth News

December 10, 2014

Sportable Spokes JR Wheelchair Basketball Team Takes 1st Place in Baltimore Tournament

RICHMOND, VA (Dec 10, 2014)— Sportable is proud to announce that its Junior Wheelchair Basketball team, the Sportable Spokes, won the Bennett Blazers Jr Wheelchair Basketball Tournament this past weekend in Baltimore, MD. The Sportable Spokes defeated the NJ Jr … Continue reading

February 18, 2014

Sportable Spokes Find Success at Baltimore Wheelchair Basketball Tournament

The Sportable Spokes Youth wheelchair basketball team traveled up to Baltimore February 15/16 to compete in the 23rd annual Bennett Blazer Invitational. The Spokes brought home 3 wins, 2 losses, and a ton of memories to be stored for a … Continue reading

February 14, 2014

Sportable Athlete Ambassador Blog

Have you ever thought about being an athlete ambassador? The first time I was asked to speak in front of an audience was for the 9th graders at my school (Hermitage High School).  It was pretty nerve-racking.  I never have … Continue reading

November 25, 2013

Sportable Spokes Clinch 2 Victories in Fairfax

Wheelchair BBall Double Header in Fairfax On Saturday, November 2, 2013, the Sportable Spokes had their season opener, a double header with the Fairfax Falcons. With both returning players and a newbie, the Spokes gave it their all! In the … Continue reading

November 25, 2013

Youth Camps

Youth Adapted Sports Open House & Wheelchair Basketball Camp Recap October 12, 2013 was an exciting Saturday on campus at the University of Richmond. The students were on fall break, but the Weinstein Student Recreation Center was full of action … Continue reading

November 11, 2013

VCU Power Soccer Half-time Demo

On Sunday, November 3, 2013, our very own Sportable power soccer team performed in the halftime show of the last regular season home game for the VCU Women’s Soccer team!  Alex, Bing, Chloe, Corran, and Danny  blew the socks off of … Continue reading

October 15, 2013

Youth Athlete Highlight

Colin Egan, a 16 year old athlete, initially got involved with Sportable about 3 years ago when he was referred to the organization by his physical therapist. He started out by trying wheelchair basketball and has continued to ventured out … Continue reading

October 02, 2013

Upcoming Youth Events

It is hard to believe that September has come and gone and we are now entering into October!  Sportable is very excited to provide fun-filled special events this month, namely the Inaugural Youth Adaptive Sports Open House and our 2nd … Continue reading

May 03, 2013

Springtime Celebration

By: Becky Lehman, Sportable Program Director It’s hard to believe it’s already May! The first few months of 2013 here at Sportable have flown by in an exciting whirlwind of basketball tournaments, assorted team practices, strength & conditioning sessions, the … Continue reading

June 01, 2012

It Can Happen to Anyone

By: Becky Lehman, Sportable Program Director Anyone can become an athlete. For real. How do I know this? Because it happened to me and I see others transformed at Sportable all the time. Only three years ago, I would have … Continue reading