National sports league under threat

MOUNT Gambier’s only national sporting team is under threat after Basketball Australia advised at Saturday’s league meeting it will pull its support from the South East Australian Basketball League post the 2019 season.

The Mount Gambier Pioneers has been a benchmark in the competition over the last half a decade, winning three national championships in four years – between 2014 and 2017 – with four in total, including their first taste of success in 2003.

The team showcases both local and imported talent and provides a drawcard for the Blue Lake city on Friday night home


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