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Upward Sports firmly believes that its 360 Progression offers the most complete sports experience possible for your young athletes as they grow both on and off the court of competition. Here in Mineral Wells, we offer the Upward Sports Recreational Division. Open for boys and girls from the grades Kindergarten through 6th grade, your child will discover love for the game, and with a healthy competitive spirit, develop the skills they need to succeed in everything they do.  For more information about how you can be a part of Upward this year, please read below!
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2016-2017 Registration
The early registration cost per child for basketball is $30; after October 16, the cost is $60.  Deadline for registration is November 10.  Basketball shorts are optional at a cost of $15.


  • Everyone must attend one basketball evaluation.  (Evaluation No-shows that had registered for $30 will be dropped from the league. 
  • Evaluations will take place at the First Baptist Church as follows:
Kindergarten-3rd Grade Girls & Boys
November 7, between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
November 10, between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.
4th-6th Grade Girls & Boys
November 8, between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
November 10, between 7 p.m. and 8 p.m.
  • First Week of Practice – Monday, January 2nd
  • First Game– Saturday, January 21st
  • Awards Celebration – Sunday, March 5th
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How can you support Upward?
  • Scholarships – All money donated for scholarships go directly to registration costs.  Giving to this ministry helps us keep our costs low.
  • Pray – Please pray for our Upward Basketball Program. Please pray for our Upward participants, volunteers, and supporting churches
  • Volunteer – Please consider volunteering for one of our many positions. We need help with all sorts of things like coaches, refs, halftime devotions, concession stand, and many more! If you would like to Coach or Referee please fill out the following Application below and return them to the church office.
  • Coach/Referee Application (17 & Under)

For more information, please contact Kayla Buchanan at 940-325-2523 or email upward@fbcmwtx.org

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