Members of Mount Gambier urges basketball regulators to save Pioneers

SHOOTING HIGH: Tenison Woods College basketball talent Malok Makoi – a member of the Pioneers development squad – has called on national basketball authorities not to toss the city’s iconic sporting team out of a viable league. He says the demise of the club will destroy the pathway for aspiring elite players in the region. Picture: SANDRA MORELLO

MEMBER for Mount Gambier Troy Bell has called on the national basketball regulator to save the Pioneers Basketball Club amid ongoing uncertainty over its future.

While the club has been in talks with Basketball Australia, there is still no way forward for the iconic Mount Gambier sporting club.

The club’s administrators are seeking urgent talks with Basketball Australia in Melbourne early next week as it fights for its survival.

The 30-year-old club has been thrown into turmoil after being locked out of a restructured elite


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