Sunnyside Baptist Church

Winning is about so much more than the final score


Upward Sports is a first-class sports experience that emphasizes healthy competition, sportsmanship, skills building and fun versus the "win-at-all-costs" mentality found in many children sports leagues. 

We would love to have you on our team!




Have fun at Upward Basketball practice!

Improve your dribbling, shooting, passing, and rebounding skills while making new friends!

During your one hour practice each week, your coach will spend time teaching your team the FUNdamentals of basketball. Through the skills and drills you work on at practice, you and your new friends will grow as a team. 

Your entire team will look and feel like pros once you have your Upward Sports uniforms. You should receive all of your Upward Sports items including uniform, car magnet, and other gear at your first practice. It is also during practice that your coach will spend some time sharing with you about what the Bible teaches. On top of all this, because you are an Upward Sports player, you will be able to log onto This website has been specifically designed for all Upward Sports players to learn even more about their sport, play interactive games and review the Bible verses shared with them each week.

Upward Sports practice promises to be a place where you will learn, play and have a lot of FUN!






Upward Sports game days- Let the action begin!
Time to take all that you have learned during your practices and put it to work as a team! Game days normally occur on Saturdays and each exciting game should last an hour. Come dressed to play in your uniform and ready to compete against other children your age. Right after the game, let your fans keep cheering you on as your coach recognizes you with one of the following stars:

The blue star represents Effort
The gold star represents Sportsmanship  
The gray star represents Offense  
The red star represents Defense  
The white star represents Christlikeness