The selection processes for this year's Horsham Hornets men's and women's sides will get underway over the next month in preparation for a big Country Basketball League season.
Horsham Amateur Basketball Association is holding a CBL information night on Tuesday, August 3, followed by tryouts for the men's and women's sides on Tuesday, August 10 and Tuesday, August 17.
Lady Hornets coach Rebecca McIntyre and men's Hornets coach Scott Benbow are looking forward to a good turnout at the information night and tryouts.
"We're just hoping to get the word out there as well to make sure if anyone is at all interested to come along to the information night and then obviously the tryouts," McIntyre said.
"We want to have it open for anyone who might want to come down and find out some more about it.
"Hopefully after the break we've got a few people interested - people that have moved back to Horsham that might be interested in coming along, so fingers crossed."
"We're all definitely looking forward to getting the ladies and men's Hornets teams back on the floor in the next couple of months, so exciting times ahead."
Benbow, who "can't wait" to get the season started, has received positive signs regarding player interest for the men's Hornets' program.
"There's been some discussions with some of the guys that are playing footy now and there seems to be a lot of interest, which we'll get a gauge of on Tuesday night at our information night."
Both Hornets men's and women's sides have a rich history within Basketball Victoria competitions, with the women's team taking out the South-West CBL in 2014 and the men's last championship coming in 2018 when they won the CBL North-West title.
They are returning to the CBL competition after making the difficult decision to not enter teams in the 2020 season.
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