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High School Division Registration is Open.  Player Evaluations and Draft take place on November 23rd.
Welcome to the FSBL
Are you ready for some basketball?

Saturday, November 22, 2014

by posted 11/21/2014
Happy Birthday, James Naismith!

James Naismith

(November 6, 1861 – November 28, 1939) was a Canadian American sports coach and innovator.

He invented the sport of basketball in 1891.

by posted 11/06/2014
FSMS Girls Travel Team Finishes Second in Wootten Tournament

The Lady Falcons placed 2nd in the 2014 Fall Classic in District Height, MD on November 1 & 2, 2014.  The team was undefeated in pool play (3-0) and made it to the Championship game.   Congratulations to our Farmwell Station Middle School Girls Travel Team!  Tournament Director, Joe Wootten, is pictured with the team.

by posted 11/05/2014
What the Well-Dressed FSBL Player Wears!

FSBL Uniformity!

All players must be appropriately dressed to play in each game.  Each player must wear the league issued jersey.  One of the uniform requirements is that each player wear solid black shorts with NO horizontal or vertical stripes, NO words or markings unless the entire team wears the exact same design shorts.  We're seriously talking solid black!  A small, thumbnail-sized, branding logo such as a Nike “swoosh” is permissible.   A team may choose to wear team-logo shorts or other design shorts that match the Jersey as long as everyone on the team wears the same style, design and color shorts.

Players who show up to play without solid black shorts will not be permitted to play in the game (unless their team has decided to go with an entirely different color of shorts)!  Before leaving home to come to the gym, make sure that your son or daughter is properly dressed.  One of our FSBL sponsors, Cheers Sports, carries all-black shorts.

Players on a team may wear undershirts.  The undershirt should match a color in the jersey or must be white tee shirts.  All players wearing undershirts on a team must wear the same color undershirt.  Players are not required to wear an undershirt under the jersey.  No jewelry, wrist bracelets, watches, necklaces or earrings may be worn by players at all during the game.  Finally, if a player wears eyeglasses - they must wear "rec specs" or a similar product - to play in games.  Regular metal framed glasses are no longer permitted in games.

posted 10/19/2014
FSBL High School League Player Evaluations Today
FSBL High School House League
Player Evaluation Schedule


All high school players must attend the evaluation session based for their division or risk not being able to play in the league this season!  The FSBL allows high school students from Broad Run, Stone Bridge, Briar Woods, Thomas Jefferson or Potomac Falls to play in the league. Players must be registered prior to the Evaluation session.  Players should arrive 15 minutes early to “check-in” and receive jersey numbers prior to the start of each session. Following the evaluation session, a player draft will be held with the coaches and teams will be formed.  Games will begin on Sunday, December 7th.


Division Date Time Location
9th, 10th, 11th & 12th grade girls 11/23 1:00 - 2:00pm Broad Run High Aux
9th & 10th grade boys 11/23 12:30 - 1:30pm Broad Run HS Main
11th & 12th grade boys 11/23 3:00 - 4:00pm Broad Run HS Main

by posted 10/15/2014
FSBL Code of Conduct Agreement

The FSBL Code of Conduct Agreement will pertain to all Players, Coaches, Spectators, Parents & Guardians.  The intent of this Code of Conduct Agreement is to promote sportsmanship and respect for other people and property.  The FSBL Board of Directors, Game Officials, and Loudoun County Parks & Recreation Facility Attendants have the authority to remove an individual from an FSBL playing facility.  Individuals ejected from a playing facility due to violations of the FSBL Code of Conduct Agreement are subject to a minimum of seven (7) days suspension and possible year-long expulsion from FSBL activities.  The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Department will also be notified of any extreme incidents. 
1. Good sportsmanship is expected and required from all Coaches, Players and Spectators at all FSBL games.
2. Foul language and/or profanity is strictly prohibited during FSBL activities.
3. Yelling at Referees, Coaches or Players is not acceptable and will lead to ejection from the facility.
4. Interference with the game by a parent, guardian, or spectator  is not acceptable.
5. Vandalism of property at any FSBL facility is grounds for immediate expulsion from the league.
6. Players have an obligation to their team and are expected to attend all practices and games.  Players missing three (3) or more practices or games without an excused absence may be released from that team for the remainder of the season.  Definitions for excused absences can be found on the FSBL website.
7. Intending to cause harm and / or causing harm to Players, Coaches, Referees or FSBL Board of Directors (including verbal threats) is grounds for immediate expulsion from the league.  Confronting coaches, referees or FSBL Board of Directors in a hostile manner either before, during or after a game will lead to immediate expulsion from the FSBL.
8. Children participate in the FSBL to improve their basketball ability and to have FUN!  The league is for the kids and not for the adults.
9. I will insist that my child treat other players, coaches, & officials with respect regardless of race, creed, color, sex or ability.
10. I will demand a sports environment that is free from drugs, tobacco and alcohol and will refrain from their use at all FSBL events.

by posted 10/01/2014
What are Concussions?

posted 08/16/2014
The FSBL is Playing for a Cure to Breast Cancer

The Farmwell Station Basketball League will celebrate our 20th season this winter.  In recognition of this, the FSBL Board of Directors has decided to play this season for an important cause:  Breast Cancer Research.  During player registration, parents will be asked if they would like to make a donation.  We are hoping that every player in the league will make a donation.  Whether your donation is $5, $10, $25 or $50, every cent will go to the Susan G Komen Foundation on behalf of the FSBL players.  When the season begins, our Coaches will stand out on the sidelines in their pink coaches shirts.  In addition, the FSBL hopes to unveil a few fun initiatives this season that are sure to be a hit with all the players!

by posted 08/08/2014
Outside of Doing Your Best In the Classroom:

posted 03/11/2013

Act Pink!


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FSBL Athletes in Action!
Something to think about while watching your son or daughter play in FSBL games this season:

1.  These are kids.

2.  Basketball is a

3.  Parents should
      cheer for

4.  The referees are
      human and some
      times make

5.  Your child is not a
      athlete playing
      for a million
      dollars ..... yet!

If you disagree with these statements, please contact FSBL Commissioner, Craig Newman:
  commish@fsbl.orgHe'd be happy to explain them to you!
FSBL teams up with the PCA
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Court Status
Ashburn Elementary - Ashburn OPEN (11/23) 
Discovery Elementary - Ashburn OPEN (11/23) 
Dominion Trail Elem. - Ashburn OPEN (11/23) 
FSMS Aux - Ashburn OPEN (11/23) 
FSMS Main - Ashburn OPEN (11/23) 
Guilford Elementary - Sterling OPEN (11/23) 
Hillside Elementary - Ashburn OPEN (11/23) 
Steuart Weller Elem. - Ashburn OPEN (11/23) 
Trailside MS Aux - Ashburn OPEN (11/23) 
Trailside MS Main - Ashburn OPEN (11/23) 
Basketball Supplies @ Cheers
FSBL Rule 7.c

Parents are required to notify the FSBL Board Of Directors, within forty-eight (48) hours, when their child is suspended or expelled from school. If the BOD is not notified within forty-eight (48) hours of any such suspension/expulsion then upon discovery the child will be expelled from FSBL immediately for the remainder of the current season and the entire next season. 

Wear RecSpecs!
If your son or daughter wears regular eye glasses to see like those pictured below, they are not permitted to be worn in practices or games in the FSBL. Before the season begins, please have your player fitted for a pair of RecSpecs or another brand of prescription sport goggles.

Is Winning Everything?
"Losing is a learning experience. It teaches you humility. It teaches you to work harder. It's also a powerful motivator."

-- Yogi Berra
Help the FSBL Reach our Goal

Click here to find out where the FSBL is in reaching our fundraising goal this season