November 24, 2020
Happy Thanksgiving!

GVBL Winter 2020-21 Highlights
The GVBL Winter 2020-21 Schedule for the teams/divisions has been updated through December. Please check your schedule for upcoming games/locations.

Girls Division:

Boys Division:

GVBL held its games in the nostalgically cool Lyons gym at the Phelps School this past weekend. With a full set of games Friday, Saturday and Sunday, there were some very exciting contests. Some of the teams are beginning to come together and division favorites are starting to emerge. Here is a brief recap of the games this past weekend:

Boys 7th/8th Division:
Friday night saw an incredible down to the wire game between the Kings and the Clippers, as the Kings outlasted them 44-43 as time expired and they moved into a tie for 2nd place in the division. On Saturday there was a battle for 1st place on the line and the Warriors out-dueled the Rockets 44-37, leaving them undefeated and atop the standings at 3-0.

Boys 5th/6th Division:
There are still 3 undefeated teams in the B5th/6th division with the Celtics leading the way at 3-0 after beating the Raptors 40-29. In the other two contests on Sunday, both the Bulls and the Magic maintained their unblemished record and both recording single digit wins. The Magic outplayed the Hornets 48-41, while the Bulls showed why they are becoming the top defensive team in the division, once again holding their opponents to a mere 15 points.

Girls5th/6th Division:
In Saturdays twin bill, this division had the most exciting game of the weekend. In a nail biter, the Dream squeaked by the Fever 21-20 putting them in a tie for 2nd place. In the other game of the day, the Sky shut down the Mystics continuing to show their defensive dominance and moving them to the top of the division at an undefeated 3-0.

Girls 3rd/4th Division:
The Bulldogs were idle this weekend but remain atop the standings at 2-0. In the two games of the weekend both the Gators and the Tigers held on to win and even their records at 1-1. The Razorbacks came within a point but came up short to the Tigers 16-15; while the Gators battled the Wildcats to a 26-22 win.

(Please send in your game day pictures to to be highlighted in Around the Rim or on the website! Please note team/division. Thanks!)
GVBL Ivy Experience HS Boys Division
  • GVBL Ivy Experience HS Boys Division registration remains open for waitlisting 
  • Rosters and schedule will be posted this weekend
  • Games begin Nov 30...all at Phelps School facilities
  • GVSD residents only
Don't Forget the GVBL App!
GVBL App is updated for the GVBL Winter 2020-21 Season! Schedules and standings are posted on the website and on the GVBL app.

GVBL uses this app as a way to efficiently communicate throughout the GVBL seasons with rosters, schedules and news/updates.
Great Valley Community Organization
WOW!!! GVCO Caring Hands making a big difference!

On Saturday, GVCO Caring Hands high school volunteers (many who are GVBL alums!) teamed up to sort and tag all of your Cradles to Crayons donations and to wrap holiday gifts for local seniors.

The Cradles to Crayons team tagged 47 Bags of clothes, shoes, school supplies and many boxes of diapers:

1. Girls Clothes 0 - 24 Months - 5 Bags
2. Girls Clothes 2T & Up - 19 Bags
3. Boys Clothes 2T & Up - 4 Bags
4. Winter Jackets - 4 Bags
5. Shoes - 4 Bags
6. Toys & Games - 2 Bags
7. Books - 2 Bags
8. School Supplies - 2 Bags
9. Miscellaneous - 5 Bags
10. Diapers

Thank you to all who donated to our GVCO Caring Hands Cradles 2 Crayons Donation Drive

If you missed the drive, we can still take cash donations at our click to pledge link: GVCO Caring Hands Donation Drive fundraising for Cradles to Crayons Philadelphia

On another side of the field, GVCO Caring Hands teams wrapped nearly 700 gifts for local seniors to be distributed through our "Good Neighbors" initiative, collaborating with Surrey Services, as well as the Phoenixville and Great Valley Senior Centers.

SEE the Future GVCO Community Center
We need your help to finish what we've started! We will not get the necessary financing to complete the project without raising additional funds.

DONATE NOW to finalize the building of our brand new GVCO Community Center!

The time is NOW.... Together we can make it happen!
GVCO Sponsor
Chuck Barbera Team of Realtors/ REMAX Partners with GVCO in "Realtors Giving Back"!


Over the next year, for anyone who contacts the Chuck Barbera Team at RE/MAX Fine Homes and signs them to serve in the purchase or sale of their next home, GVCO will receive 10% of the real estate commission received!


Does your company match employee gifts? It's a great way to maximize your impact!

List of companies with corporate matching gift programs. Please check your company policy.
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