Buddy Sports

Buddy Sports, including Buddy Ball (basketball) and Buddy Cheer, is a recreation program for children and young adults with special needs. Registration begins in May.  Practices will be held on Tuesday evenings, and games will be played on Thursday evenings starting July 8. See Tracy to register. Evaluations will be Tuesday, May 20, or Thursday, May 22, at 6 pm … Read More

Buddy Ball Recap

On Tuesday and Thursday evenings this summer, there was an opportunity to share Jesus through the game of basketball.  Our sixth Buddy Ball season proved to be God honoring and joy giving in a number of ways.  In addition to playing basketball, we had our first Buddy Cheer squad in place this season. Each week participants learned and memorized scripture … Read More

Buddy Ball Volunteers

If you’re looking for a place to serve this summer, why not consider helping with Buddy Ball.  Buddy Ball is a basketball program for children with special needs.  Kids get to play basketball with the help of a buddy, have a lot of fun, and learn about Jesus! We are looking for volunteers to be coaches, buddies, referees, and snack … Read More

Buddy Ball 2011

Buddy Ball is a recreational program for children with special needs.  Buddy Ball allows children to participate in the game of basketball with the assistance of a buddy (if needed) and be on a winning team!  Buddy Ball ensures that everyone is successful, has a lot of fun, and learns about the love of Jesus. Each child must participate in … Read More

Calling Buddy Ball Coaches and Buddies

God has been moving in the lives of families with students who have special needs. First Baptist has had the privilege of playing a part in that! For the past three years, we’ve had a basketball program called Buddy Ball for students with special needs. We’ve seen rich fruit along with outstanding growth each year. As we approach the 2010 season, we’re … Read More

Men’s Basketball

Love to play, but you can’t get up and down the court quickly anymore? Can’t let go of your youth? This event may be just for you! Our church is putting together some men’s basketball teams to play in the City of Temple church league. Games will be on Monday and/or Wednesday evenings from December 7-February 10. The cost is … Read More

Buddy Ball Practices Begin

Buddy Ball is a 5-week basketball program for students with special needs that assigns buddies to players who need assistance. We had a record number of participants sign up this year.  We have 33 players enrolled this season, and we will begin practice on Mondays at 6 pm starting July 6.  We are excited to get the season underway and … Read More

Buddy Ball 2009

We’re looking forward to another great season of Buddy Ball this summer. We can’t wait to see how God uses our church to minister to students with special needs and their families! For those of you who don’t know, Buddy Ball is a 5-week basketball program for students with special needs that assigns Buddies to players who need assistance. We … Read More

Men’s League Basketball

Love to play, but you can’t get up and down the court quickly anymore? Can’t let go of your youth? This event may be just for you! Our church is putting together some men’s basketball teams to play in the City of Temple church league. Games will be on Monday evenings, starting December 8th, and they’ll run through early Spring. … Read More

Buddy Ball 2008

We’re looking forward to another great season of Buddy Ball this summer. We can’t wait to see how God uses our church to minister to students with special needs and their families! For those of you who don’t know, Buddy Ball is a 5-week basketball program for students with special needs that assigns Buddies to players who need assistance. We … Read More