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The Belles is a non-profit organization chartered in 1978. The team is based in Philadelphia, PA. The Club has age-group teams which compete in the AAU, US Junior Nationals and EGBA Tournaments. Since 1978 over 1,500 players who competed for our program have received College Scholarships.
The Philadelphia Belles is the exclusive and only Mid-Atlantic national travel team sponsored by Nike.
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The Belles is the only Nike National Travel Team Program in the Middle Atlantic States
Belles Regional Travel Team Workout sites and informati
Belles May Tournament
May 21-22 // Entry Information
Coach Nancy Dougherty Funeral Arrangements - Jan 29-30 - Details
Belles 15 Burbidge finishes as runnerup at 2014 Jr.Nike Nationals and winning USJN-Vegas crown.
Belles 12 Woodall is runnerup at USJN-DC 12s
Belles 16 Parks wins 16u championship at USJN-DC Hershey
Belles 15 Lee finishes as 16u runnerup at USJN-DC Hershey
Belles 16 Fynn and Belles 14 Hilf advances out of pool play at USJN-DC17s National Championships.
Belles Burbidge u15 win's Middle Atlantic AAU u16 crown
Belles Bamford rolls through season: Wins Boo Willams, USJN Hershey 15u & USJN DC u16 / Jr. Nike Nationals
Fomer Belles (UConn frosh) Breanna Stewart leads USA to Gold Medal, wins MVP at FIBA u19 World Championships in Lithuania.
Taylor Murray (Belles Bamford) wins Gold Medal as USA captures FIBA Americas u16 Championship in Cancun.
Breanna Stewart, Jannah Tucker, Brittney Sykes win Gold at the FIBA u18 America Zone Championships in San Juan PR.
Lindsay Allen wins Gold at the FIBA u17 World Championships in Amsterdam
Belles standout Breanna Stewart adds USA Today POY to her awards. Was earlier selected as Gatorade, Parade and McDonald's Player of the Year. Also named USA Basketball Female Athlete of the Year.
Belles 14u Bamford Select players meet Belles All-Americans Brittney Sykes, Breanna Stewart, Jannah Tucker members of USA 18u National Team at Disney ESPN Fieldhouse in Orlando, FL
Belles seniors Breanna Stewart, Brittney Sykes and Sierra Moore selected to play in 40th annual McDonald's All-America game in Chicago.
Belles 14 Bamford and Belles 15 Costello win 2012 Middle Atlantic AAU Championships.
Belles 16 Dugan finishes as runnerup at 2012 Boo Williams-Nike Invitational. Belles 16 Brown and Belles 14 Bamford advance to Sunday play
Belles junior Carolyn Binder selected to USA Macabia Team while senior Breanna Stewart was elevated to participate on USA National Pan-America Team.
Former Belles player Cheryl Reeve wins 2011 WNBA Championship as Head Coach of Minnesota Lynx
Belles junior Breanna Stewart selected to USA Basketball 19u FIBA World Championship Team in Chile and Belles soph Jannah Tucker picked for USAB 16u FIBA Americas Championships in Mexico
Belles Apple-Basket Raffle Winners List
Belles Costello 14u win Nike-Boo Williams Tourament while Belles 17u Burbidge and Belles 17u Bamford finish as finalists in Nike Elite and Gold Divisions
Two Belles, Bria Smith and Temi Fagbenle selected to McDonald's All-America Game in Chicago, IL on Mar. 30th. Former original Belles player Mary Coyle-Kinger named East Team coach.
Belles Breanna Stewart & Bria Smith take Gold for 17U USA Basketball Team at FIBA 17u World Championships in Rodez-Toulouse France in July. Temi Fagbenli helps England 18U to 8th place at FIBAEurope Group B Championships in Romania.
Belles capture three USJN-Hershey Showcase Championships as Belles 13-Costello, Belles 14-Hilf and Belles 16-Godwin dominate competition.
Belles 14 Hilf and Belles 13 Costello win Middle Atlantic AAU Championships. Belles 16 Godwin in MAD finals.
Belles 13 Costello win Boo Williams Invitational 13 Elite Division, Belles 16 Burbidge make Nike Elite Bracket Final Four for 5th year in a row. Belles 16 Leeman, Belles 15 Bamford, Belles 14 Hilf win BW age brackets.
Belles Haley Peters and Maggie Lucas star on 2010 McDonald's All-America Team
Haley Peters named MVP at 2nd ESPN National High School Invitational as Peddie School Belles defeated the Oak Hill Warriors, 60-44, in Baltimore, MD.
BELLES 16-Creech & BELLES 16-Flynn takes Silver at 2009 USJN-DC National Championships
BELLES 12-Hilf and BELLES 15-Godwin win 2009 USJN-Hershey Championships
Congratulations to 2009 Belles Dara Taylor (DE) and Stephanie Holzer (PA) for making the 2009 McDonald's All-America game in Miami, FL on April 1
Former Belles (Shena Mosch-Duke, Crystal Langhorne-MD, Laura Harper-MD) grab three of 12 spots on World team vs. Europe for 2009 Euroleauge Women's All-Star Game in Paris, France March 8th.
Philadelphia Shooting School - Fall '09 Info
Philadelphia Basketball Academy - Info
Belles 16-Lynch win Middle Atlantic AAUs destroying Rebels 68-48 in Championship game for program's 73rd Middle Atlantic title
Belles 14-Guarente crush Triple Threat twice by double digits enroute to 14U Middle Atlantic title and program's 74th title.Belles 11-Costello rout Fencor for 11U Middle Atlantic crown and 75th championship.
Belles 14-Godwin win Lehigh 14U SRT and Philadelphia 14U SRT.
Belles 12-Hilf advances to Middle Atlantic Championship game.
Belles-KillionKatz win Boo Williams 16U Showcase in Hampton, VA
Belles Guarente 14s and Belles Webster 15s reach semifinals at Boo Williams.
Belles-Lynch finishes 5th at
AAU 16U Nationals in Orlando, FL
Belles - McDade captures USJN Premier 16U Championship in Cincinnati, OH
Belles- Killion finishes as USJN Hershey runner-up
Belles - Guarente and Belles - Godwin finish tied for 17th at 13U AAU Nationals in Kings Island, OH
Belles - Hilf USJN D.C. Finalist
Belles - Stover takes 9th place at 10U AAU Nationals
Belles - Stover wins USJN Hershey 10U Championship
Former Belle Crystal Langhorne named to ESPN's 2007 Preseason All-American First
Team - Women's Hoops Preview
2007 Belles 16s - Caroline Doty and Lexie Gerson were selected for the USA Development tournament held in Colorado Springs, June 14-17. This makes the Belles the only regional team to have two players selected.
Phila. Belles & London's Haringey Angels form joint youth basketball partnership - details
Belles Select team tours London, plays English National runnerup - details
Belles 15-Lynch takes 2006 Silver Ball at
15-U AAU Nationals in Monroe LA, then wins USJN 15-U Championships in Washington, DC
The University of Maryland wins 2006 NCAA D1 CHAMPIONSHIP with former Belles Crystal Langhorne / Laura Harper / Kim Lynch
Middle Atlantic Association Championships
DOUBLE SILVER -- BELLES 16-Lynch finish as 2005 AAU 16-U National Championship Runnerup to Champion Georgia Metros 60-61 in Orlando, FL and again at USJN 17-U Championships in Washington, DC to Georgia Metros.
Phila. Inquirer story about College Recruiting on Belles director - Mike Flynn
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