Welcome to the Northland Pines Basketball Association (NPBA) Web Site! Please feel free to browse the information here and let us know what you think. 


6th Grade Boys Get Pines First Win at State! - Tuesday, April 15, 2014

The 6th Grade Boys team played well at state this past weekend! See all the details on the News Page!

Thank You! - Tuesday, February 25, 2014

A special thanks to all the organizers, parent and student volunteers, coaches, players, and fans who made the 5th though 8th grade boys tournament this past Saturday a huge success.See the News page for more information!

Holiday Practice Schedule - Thursday, December 19, 2013
Friday 12/27: 

3:00 - 5:00 6th Grade Boys (Jim's) Small Gym 

3:00 - 5:00 8th Grade Girls (Kevin & Gail) East 1/2 of the Big Gym 

3:00 - 5:00 5th Grade Boys (Greg) West 1/2 of the Big Gym 

5:00 - 6:15 6th Grade Girls (Gail) West 1/2 of the Big Gym 

Monday 12/30: 

3:00 - 5:00 6th Grade Boys (Jim's) Small Gym 

3:00 - 5:00 8th Grade Girls (Kevin & Gail) Big Gym 

4:30 - 5:50 6th Grade Girls (Gail & Frank) 1/2 of the Big Gym til 5pm & then all of the Big Gym 

5:15 - 7:15 5th Grade Boys (Greg) Small Gym

We Still Need a 6th Grade Girls Basketball Coach! - Saturday, November 16, 2013

We are still looking for a 6th grade girls basketball coach! This is a great way to support your community! Contact Tim Kruse or Scott Messner for more details!

IMPORTANT SCHEDULE CHANGE - Thursday, November 7, 2013
The 7th and 8th grade boys away games at Chequamegon on Monday, November 11th have been cancelled. 
2013 Northwoods Basketball Skills Challenge Brings the Kids Out - Tuesday, November 5, 2013

The 3rd Annual Northwoods Skills Challenge was another huge success! See the Northwoods Skills Challenge page for results and photos!

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NPBA Hosts Synergy Basketball Camp - Tuesday, October 22, 2013
On October 19th, the Northland Pines Basketball Association hosted a Synergy Basketball Camp. This intense camp focused on offensive basketball and ball handling. read more ...

Our Mission

 Northland Pines Basketball Association Mission Statement

The Mission of the Northland Pines Basketball Association is to encourage and promote the sport of basketball in the Northland Pines School District.  NPBA is dedicated to the development and continuation of competitive basketball programs from 4k through 8
th grade while encouraging good sportsmanship, teamwork, school loyalty, and physical fitness.  Our goal is to develop each player to their potential in the game of basketball with a strong emphasis on fundamentals and sportsmanship in a safe and positive environment.  We also encourage excellence in the classroom as well as leadership and integrity at school.  Our long term vision for NPBA is that our basketball program will consistently produce competitive youth teams that will in turn support our high school programs so that Pines will bring our community great basketball success at all levels of competition.


Please feel free to e-mail any questions, suggestions or comments you might have!

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