The PossAbilities Rolling Cubs are seeking
Junior Wheelchair Basketball Players
Anyone child, 5 – 21 years of age, in elementary, middle or high school, with a lower extremity disability is eligible to join the team.
The benefits are endless when participating on the junior wheelchair basketball team. Players gain physical endurance, strength, increased range of motion, increased independence,
knowledge of the game, experience working as part of a team, how to win and lose in competition, sportsmanship, social skills development, confidence building,
travel experience, community independence, and fun. The objective is to provide an opportunity for young athletes the training and support needed to compete
on a wheelchair basketball team at local, regional, and national competitions; along with corresponding development of good character traits.
The team also takes pride in its focus on academics and encourages athletes to do their best on and off the court.
Rolling Cubs First Graduating Class
The Rolling Cubs Junior Wheelchair Basketball Team is proud to recognize its first graduating seniors.
Alexis Wall – Educational Options Center – Summit View
Bryan Duran – Orange Vista High School
Carter Jones – Excelsior Charter School
Both Alexis and Carter will attend and play wheelchair basketball at the University of Arizona in the fall.
Alexis Wall, a member of the Rolling Cubs Junior Wheelchair Basketball Team and graduating senior from Educational Options Center-Summit View is being featured in a Top Gun Maverick themed YouTube Video.
The video entitled “Playing Through Pain & Shattering Norms” is one of several Inspirational Videos featuring young athletes and what drives them, has been viewed thousands of times in a very short period of time: (www.youtube.com/watch?v=SdJk9T8j1aE).
Additionally, Alexis will attend the University of Arizona this fall and join the Women’s Wheelchair Basketball Team. She is also the recipient of the following, to recognize and support her academic success:
- Arizona Athletic Scholarship
- Arizona Recognition Award
- Achievement Award Grant
- Riverside County Exceptional Graduate
- Riverside Top 25 Most Remarkable Teens
- Assistance League of Riverside Scholarship
- Riverside City Teachers Award Scholarship
Alexis Wall University of Arizona Commitment and Per4Max recognition
Carter Jones University of Arizona Commitment and Per4Max Recognition