Granny Basketball League

October 20 - Texas Fire Ants vs. Southwestern University women’s basketball

January 6-14 -  Granny Basketball Caribbean Cruise

January 20 - Cedar Rapids Jamboree

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Texas Fire Ants, Georgetown, TX

The Tonics, Louisburg, KS

Driftless Dribblers, Viroqua, WI

Kansas Sunflowers, Olathe, KS

Upcoming Events

New Teams in 2017

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News in a Nutshell...

Philosophy, Mission & Purpose

As empowered women of the 21st Century, we seek to promote a spirit of camaraderie, a model of sportsmanship and friendly competition. In doing so, we honor those women who came before us and set an example for those who will follow.

The Granny Basketball League was created to provide:

  1. Fun, competitive exercise for women over the age of 50.
  2. An avenue for charitable giving.
  3. Wholesome, nostalgic, and sometimes humorous entertainment.
  4. Recognition for mature women
  5. A method of  preserving the history of six-on-six basketball.

Each Granny team selects a charity or non-profit cause to which they give gate receipts. Granny players, referees, scorekeepers and other staff are volunteers and do not receive compensation for their time or expenses.

Granny's great stress reducer!... Teams in Iowa, Missouri, Minnesota, Kansas, Texas, Louisiana, Wisconsin & Virginia....Laugh now, die later...!

The Rising Stars of Granny Ball

Lawrence Senior Magazine 2018

Granny basketball offers on-court fun, friendship

WISC-TV News 3 Madison, Oct. 19, 2017

Spunky Seniors Rule the Court at Granny Basketball

La Crosse Tribune, Oct. 3, 2017

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In the News

Six-on-Six Basketball. Come Join the Fun!

Granny Basketball continues to grow. There are now more than 300 players on 28 teams representing eight states.


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2017 National

Granny Basketball Tournament

1st Place - Harpers Ferry Fireflies

2nd Place - Cedar Rapids Late Bloomers

3rd Place - Classic Mustangs

For more championship information, see our Granny Basketball Championship records.

Congratulations to the Cedar Rapids Sizzlers for winning the 2017 Kansas Senior Games’ inaugural Granny Basketball Tournament held Sept. 16 in Topeka.  The Late Bloomers came in second place, and the Kansas Grayhawkers, third.

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 A gentle game for women of a certain age.



Individual Player $20

New Team $50

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