West Adelaide take care of South, prepare to fight for top spot

The West Adelaide Bearcats are within touching distance of top spot after easily handling the South Adelaide Panthers 83-112 in Marion last Saturday. Southern’s surprise loss to Forestville means West Adelaide will have a chance to finish top if they can beat the Tigers by 7 points in their final game this coming Saturday. Needing … Continue reading West Adelaide take care of South, prepare to fight for top spot

West Adelaide get simple win over South, set up season decider against Southern

The West Adelaide Bearcats are one win away from booking a finals spot after comfortably handling the South Adelaide Panthers 35-116. Although not quite as destructive as their 85-point win in round 8, the Bearcats clearly overwhelmed a winless Panthers side, forcing them into a staggering 59 turnovers. Bearcats Coach Tim Brenton says the game … Continue reading West Adelaide get simple win over South, set up season decider against Southern

West Adelaide stay in the hunt for finals with comfortable win over Centrals.

The West Adelaide Bearcats have kept their season alive with an 88-64 win over the Central Districts Lions on Saturday. With only two games remaining, it appears as if West Adelaide are set up for a season-defining game against Southern in round 18, as the two sides now have equal records after the Tigers lost … Continue reading West Adelaide stay in the hunt for finals with comfortable win over Centrals.

Bearcats narrowly avoid a slip-up against Woodville

The West Adelaide Bearcats have moved back into second position after escaping with a hard-fought 74-78 win over the Woodville Warriors in Wayville. In a testy encounter which included five technical fouls, the Bearcats rallied to overcome a 12-point deficit and secure their fourth win in a row. In a relatively low scoring game, three … Continue reading Bearcats narrowly avoid a slip-up against Woodville

West Adelaide keep finals hopes alive despite shaky performance against Woodville

The West Adelaide Bearcats have taken care of business against the Woodville Warriors after a tense 80-88 win on Saturday. In a dreary Wayville atmosphere, the Bearcats made it tough on themselves by allowing the Warriors to break out to a 13-point lead in the first half. In a game they could ill-afford to lose, … Continue reading West Adelaide keep finals hopes alive despite shaky performance against Woodville

Bearcats complete third straight win with comfortable victory over Mavericks

The West Adelaide Bearcats have taken care of business against the bottom of the ladder Eastern Mavericks with a convincing 93-62 win at home. Needing to keep the pressure on the top 2, the Bearcats killed the game early to put to bed any chance of an upset. West Adelaide gained a game on Norwood, … Continue reading Bearcats complete third straight win with comfortable victory over Mavericks

Bearcats drop second straight game after loss to rejuvenated Mavericks

The Eastern Mavericks have continued their remarkable second half of the season with a 69-79 win over West Adelaide. In a surprising result, the 5-8 Mavericks came into Port Adelaide needing a win to keep their season alive, and their desperation showed as they controlled the majority of the game and outrebounded the Bearcats 41-57. … Continue reading Bearcats drop second straight game after loss to rejuvenated Mavericks

Bearcats come up short against undefeated Rockets

The North Adelaide Rockets have continued their remarkable season with an 88-71 win against a gallant West Adelaide side. North Adelaide moved to 13-0 and completed the season sweep over the Bearcats—the Rockets defeated West Adelaide 84-94 in an enthralling round 4 clash earlier this year. In a packed Hillcrest Stadium, the Rockets edged out … Continue reading Bearcats come up short against undefeated Rockets