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        VOTED BEST EVER BY THE KIDS The plan was to do something special to celebrate the 10th anniversary for our league. We hit it out of the park. Never has there been a more crowd participation and high energy family/kids event held in the Jarvis TCLC gym. The theme was to inspire families to think like a team, parents and kids participated on stage and from their seats in a variety of games and challenges. A Biblical message was woven throughout the activities which include: lights, visual effects, a unique soundtrack and loads of action! Upward volunteers went LIVE with just 90 min. of instructions prior to showtime. They were awesome Read More
        Composite video clips for the Gold & Purple season 2019-2020 for the Jarvis & St. James Upward Basketball & Cheerleading league in Greenville, NC. Video clips are short and total movie is between 6-9 min. The uniform colors this season are a favorite in Greenville, NC home of the ECU PIRATES! Read More
        SLIDESHOW currently shows 200 slides from both locations for Weeks #1 and #2 GAMES. Younger grade divisions play two cross-court games each hour in Jarvis TCLC gym and the older grade divisions play full court at St. James gym. All games are played on Saturdays during January/February each year. Read More
        A series of short movies (5-9 min) starting Week#1 and ending with EOY Celebration. The composite videos bring back memories of the games and special events over the 2018-2019 Season at the Jarvis Memorial & St. James Upward Basketball & Cheerleading League in Greenville, NC. CHECK BACK HERE OFTEN! Read More
        A series of short movies (5-7 min) starting with the Pre-Season Clinic and ending with EOY Celebration. The composite videos bring back memories of the games and special events over the 2017-2018 Season at the Jarvis Memorial & St. James Upward Basketball & Cheerleading League in Greenville, NC. Read More
        A series of short movies (5-7 min) that will bring back memories of the games and special events over the past 2016-2017 Season at the Jarvis Memorial & St. James Upward Basketball & Cheerleading League in Greenville, NC. Read More
        HIGHLIGHT VIDEO TRAILERS
        In our 10th season, Jarvis Memorial & St. James Upward Basketball League serves 418 boys and girls. AGAIN this year, complete uniforms including previously optional short & mock neck cheer shirts were included for every child. Coaches discussed the virtues of COMMITMENT, SELF-CONTROL and JOY during the regular season practice devotions this year with the children. We averaged 3 coaches per team across 40 basketball teams and 5 cheerleading teams. Read More
        In our 9th season, Jarvis Memorial & St. James Upward Basketball League serves 386 boys and girls. NEW this year was complete uniforms including previously optional short & mock neck cheer shirts were included for every child. Coaches discussed the virtues of HONOR, ENDURANCE and FAITH during the regular season practice devotions this year with the children. Read More
        In our 8th season, Jarvis Memorial & St. James Upward Basketball League serves 420 boys and girls. NEW this year was a Pre-Registration CLINIC 2017 in August. Coach Keith McLawhorn and his staff at OUTWORK PERFORMANCE TRAINERS provide a 3 hour Clinic morning and afternoon for the younger and older grade divisions. Coaches will discussed the virtues of COURAGE, PATIENCE and KINDNESS during the regular season practice devotions this year with the children. Read More
        In our 7th season, Jarvis Memorial & St. James Upward Basketball League served close to 400 boys and girls with the help of over 150 community coaches, referees and church volunteers. Coaches discussed the virtues of SERVICE, CONTENTMENT and HOPE during the practice devotions this year with the children. Volunteers are putting their faith into action by SERVING as a coaches, referee, etc. on Saturdays. Our CONTENTMENT got us through weather cancelations on Week#1 and we have HOPE the rest of the season will finish strong. Read More
        In its 6th year, our two churches are serving close to 390 boys and girls with the help of over 150 community coaches, referees and church volunteers. While teaching the game of basketball and cheerleading, the Upward Basketball ministry exists to promote the discovery of Jesus Christ through the game of basketball.
        This season the children practice time devotions include the virtues of RESPECT, GRATITUDE and TRUST. Read More
        Jarvis Memorial host over 250 families and their relatives/friends/neighbors throughout Pitt County and beyond. The K-4th graders play at Jarvis and another 50+ families for the older children 4-6th graders play at St. James UMC in a joint league that uses basketball to share Christ message every week. CHECK OUT THE ATTACHED VIDEO by clicking on the image. Read More
        Click the image to see Highlight videos from the 2013-2014 Season/ They will surely get your fire burning for the new season. ON-LINE REGISTRATION (September/October) each year and Coach & Referee Applications Form (both available on this web page).
        We had some great things for you and your family in 2013-2014! Upward Basketball & Cheerleading returned for it's 4th season in 2014! God loves it and so did you! St. James UMC & Jarvis Memorial UMC join their Upward Basketball & Cheerleading league in Greenville, NC offering both half & full court games. Read More
        Jarvis Memorial UMC offers Upward Basketball & Cheerleading for children in Kindergarten through 6th grade. We just ended our current basketball season. We had 340 players and about 100 volunteers that took part in our league. We shared the gospel with all of the players at practices and games and with their parents during halftime devotions. We celebrated the season on Upward Awards Night with refreshments and entertainment after 8 weeks of games and practice.
        Orange & White Upward Basketball Season #2
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