The Broadmeadows Basketball Association has a long and proud history of supporting basketball in the northern suburbs of Melbourne. Below you can find some of the key milestones in the Association’s history over the last 50 years.
The Northern Districts Basketball Association is formed, building on a primary school’s competition run by the McKay and Woods families at the Youth Club Hall, Devon Road Oak Park. The Association conducts junior and senior domestic competitions at the Glenroy Valley Sports Centre, Outlook Drive Glenory, and at Oak Park High School (now Oak Park Stadium) where the Strathmore Unicorns train.
Junior Representative Teams are entered in the Victorian State Championships.
Gaylene McKay is the first Broadmeadows junior to be selected a State team (Under 16s Victorian Metropolitan team).
Members approve a change of name to the Broadmeadows Basketball Association.
Under 16 Boys Team is invited to compete in the Australian Classic.
Broadmeadows Basketball Association becomes an incorporated body.
Following a competition among Broadmeadows junior basketballs, Tim Porter’s suggestion of “Broncos” is adopted as the name to be used for the Association’s representative teams.
A Mens team is entered into the interstate South Eastern Basketball League.
Under 14 Boys team finishes as Runners-Up in the Australian Club Championships.
The Broadmeadows Basketball Stadium is officially opened on Sunday 29th June.
The Lady Broncos win the Premier Division of the Country Victorian Invitation Basketball League.
The first Broncos Junior Representative teams (Under 16 and Under 18 Boys) tour the U.S.A.
The Lady Broncos are entered into the interstate South East Conference.
A record number of junior and senior teams fielded in domestic competitions (220 junior teams and 90 senior teams).
The Lady Broncos finish Runners-Up in the Continental Basketball Association.
The Broncos are the South Conference Champions of the Continental Basketball Association.
The Under 14 Boys win the Junior Classic, State Championship and the Australian Club Championship.
The Association wins Basketball Victoria’s Best Referees Program Award.
Under 12 Girls and Under 18 Girls teams win the State Championships.
The Association wins Basketball Victoria’s Most Improved Junior Program Award.
Senior Representative Teams are renamed as the Hume City Broncos/Lady Broncos.
The Under 18 Women’s team win the State Championship.
Victorian Basketball League Division One Men are Conference Champions.
Broncos and Lady Broncos Teams of the Century are announced.
Broncos Senior Men win the State Championship.
Broncos Youth Men win the Championship.
Lady Broncos win the State Championship.
Lady Broncos become back-to-back State Champions.
Lady Broncos make it a 3-peat, again winning the Big V State Championship.
Lady Broncos win the Big V State Championship.
Lady Broncos again go back-to-back to win the State Championship.
Lady Broncos make it 3 from 4, winning the Big V State Championship.