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September 27, 2008
Eagles Take Heat in Season Opener

Newcastle Eagles 86 (24,49,63) (Bridge 17, Defoe 16, Jackson 14) Guildford Heat 81 (23,45,61) (Metcalfe 22, Howell 20, Sandell 14) The top two sides in the BBL in recent seasons went head-to-head on the BBL Championship’s opening night as the Newcastle Eagles overcame the Guildford Heat 86-81 at the MetroRadio Arena, the sixth consecutive game…

July 10, 2008
Fixtures 2008/09

The fixtures for the 2008/09 BBL Championship season have been announced, along with the draw for the BBL Cup and the BBL Trophy groups. The new campaign opens with a bang as the reigning league champions, the Newcastle Eagles, host the BBL Championship Playoff and Trophy double winners, the Guildford Heat, at the MetroRadio Arena…

April 6, 2008
Eagles Are 2007 / 2008 Champions!

The Eagles win at Guildford in an all time gripping game in which the away team were down 18 points (88 – 70) at the start of the fourth quarter. The game was tied at 96 – 96 in the dying seconds of the fourth quarter to take it into overtime. Eagles came through in…

March 26, 2008
Newcastle Just Can’t Handle the Heat

Guildford Heat 86 Newcastle Eagles 79 NEWCASTLE Eagles’ fabulous 12-game winning streak in the league came to an end in Guildford yesterday. Current champions Heat kept their hopes of retaining their title alive with a pulsating win in a game they couldn’t afford to lose, writes JEFF KING. It’s now three games and three losses…

March 10, 2008
Eagles Ready to Grasp the Title

NEWCASTLE Eagles have one hand on the BBL title after reigning league champions Guildford Heat suffered shock successive defeats over the weekend. While the Eagles followed up their vital victory against Scottish Rocks on Friday with a comfortable 88-67 success over Birmingham Panthers on Saturday, their closest challengers slumped to surprise losses against London Capital…

March 3, 2008
Eagles Woe At BBL Trophy Final

The Guildford Heat have won the BBL Trophy for the first time by beating the Newcastle Eagles 86-79 at the Plymouth Pavilions. EJ Harrison scooped the MVP award after scoring 25 points, including 10 in the fourth quarter, as the Eagles were condemned to their second defeat in a major final this season. Harrison’s score…

February 27, 2008
Eagles Tipped to Turn on the Heat

GEORDIE coach Gary Stronach believes he will be handing the BBL Trophy to his hometown club Newcastle Eagles on Sunday. Stronach returned to his native North East last year to lead Plymouth Raiders to their first piece of BBL silverware by beating hot favourites Newcastle on their home court. When Plymouth Pavilions was announced as…

February 27, 2008
Heat’s Still on in Title Chase

NEWCASTLE Eagles assistant coach Billy Spragg has dismissed the notion of the BBL title chase being a two-horse race with Guildford Heat after another weekend win double. The Eagles tightened their grip on top spot with a hard-fought 80-73 success at London Capital to maintain their four- point cushion over the Heat. While Plymouth have…

November 11, 2007
Smith Looks Towards Eagles European Future

Charles Smith will cast an envious eye in the direction of Guildford Heat this week as last season’s double winners head into Europe. But the Newcastle veteran claims the Eagles are bang on course to follow Paul James’ men into continental battle next year after a storming start to the season. The men in black…