Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Eagles and Eastlea Soar to Victory; Produced by the Students of Eastlea Primary School, Northumberland

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Eagles and Eastlea Soar to Victory; Produced by the Students of Eastlea Primary School, Northumberland

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Byline: Callum McGuiness, Adam Evans, Jack Price and Dylan Wilson

ON FRIDAY 8TH JANUARY, 54 children, staff, parents and governors from Eastlea Primary School went to watch a Newcastle Eagles basketball match at Sports Central and to support our Year 5 basketball team who were playing during half time.

The children went to watch the match after taking part in a Hoops for Health afternoon in school, where members of the Eagles basketball team came to promote basketball and different healthy topics. Basketball quickly became a popular sport in Eastlea especially in Year 5 who received coaching from Eagles coaches in their PE lessons.

The Eagles team came out onto the court and quickly scored the first basket. Surrey Scorchers retaliated immediately with their own basket. The exciting game stayed tense like this throughout. The children from Eastlea all got involved in cheering and supporting the players who had visited the school earlier on in the term. …

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