Meet The Players: MSPP Student-Athletes – Asia Baker

Meet The Players: MSPP Student-Athletes – Asia Baker

Asia Baker is a current 8th grader at Jay Cooke Elementary School. She has been a PYB student-athlete in the Middle School Partnership Program (MSPP) for three years. Before having the chance to sit down and begin the interview, it was evident that Asia Baker is a...

HoopHers Forum – Week 1 [2.1.18] Introduction

Hey #HoopHers! We hope you all enjoyed your first session of the HoopHers League. To being using this forum we ask that each HoopHer post a comment that includes: Your Name Your School Your Grade Your favorite female basketball player & why that person is your...
Archmere Academy Field Trip Recap

Archmere Academy Field Trip Recap

On Saturday, January 27th, 27 of PYB’s “HoopHer” participated in the 2nd annual field trip to Archmere Academy. “HoopHers” is a Female Empowerment Initiative comprised of PYB female student-athletes, program staff and volunteers focused...
MSPP is Back in Action: Program Update

MSPP is Back in Action: Program Update

On January 16th we kicked off our second session of the Middle School Partnership Program (MSPP).  It is our mission to create high-impact opportunities for our young people to grow as students, athletes and positive leaders.  We are delighted with the level of...
X’s and O’s by Kenny Holdsman – January 2018

X’s and O’s by Kenny Holdsman – January 2018

For the second consecutive year, a group of staff and board members, young people and supporters had the privilege to spend Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with Bishop Kermit Newkirk and his congregation in the Harold O. Davis Memorial Baptist Church in the Logan...
Beyond Basketball Tournament Recap

Beyond Basketball Tournament Recap

Friday evening, January 12th — Philadelphia Youth Basketball staff tie the final ribbon around a pile of freshly screen-pressed shirts. The front of the shirts read, “I AM _____” while the backs are marked with sponsor logos and the Beyond Basketball...

X’s and O’s by Kenny Holdsman – December 2017

Philadelphia Youth Basketball is a youth development and community empowerment organization.  We were founded exactly 30 months ago to build a high impact program, organization, and center to positively impact the lives of thousands of young people for the next...
“Back Board” Member Profile – Erin Friday

“Back Board” Member Profile – Erin Friday

PYB welcomed Erin Friday to its Board of Directors in September. Erin Friday is the CEO and President of Main Line Accounting, a CPA firm dedicated to the accounting needs of small businesses, not-for-profits, churches, and individuals. Since the beginning of 2016 Ms....
Trivia & Silent Auction Night Recap

Trivia & Silent Auction Night Recap

On Friday, December 1st, Philadelphia Youth Basketball hosted an overwhelmingly successful 1st Annual Trivia & Silent Auction Night at Archbishop John Carroll High School. From 6:30pm – 10:30pm more than 250 guests gathered in Archbishop Carroll’s Main Gym...