Women's Basketball Association WBA

Women's Basketball Association WBA The Women's Basketball Association was a Professional Basketball League that played three full seasons 1993-95. In addition, the League played a Full All-Star Exhibition Tour in 1992!

The WBA has a Hall-of-Fame at The Black Archives. www.wbathevision.com The Women's Basketball Association (WBA) was a professional women's basketball league in the United States. The league played three seasons from the summer of 1993 to the summer of 1995. The league is considered to be the first American professional women's basketball league to be successful as a SUMMER league, like the WNBA. W

The WBA has a Hall-of-Fame at The Black Archives. www.wbathevision.com The Women's Basketball Association (WBA) was a professional women's basketball league in the United States. The league played three seasons from the summer of 1993 to the summer of 1995. The league is considered to be the first American professional women's basketball league to be successful as a SUMMER league, like the WNBA. W

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Congratulations to the Chicago Sky for bringing the 2nd Women's Professional Basketball #Championship to #Chicago The fi...
10/18/2021

Congratulations to the Chicago Sky for bringing the 2nd Women's Professional Basketball #Championship to #Chicago The first was our very own 1995 #WBA #ChicagoTwisters owned by Kcbizboss Kandi Conda and led by WNBA's Diana Vines! #champs 🏀🏆

Congratulations to the Chicago Sky for bringing the 2nd Women's Professional Basketball #Championship to #Chicago The first was our very own 1995 #WBA #ChicagoTwisters owned by Kcbizboss Kandi Conda and led by WNBA's Diana Vines! #champs 🏀🏆

Congrats!!! WBA Alum Patrice CoachBaba Marshall Players Win Gold. #OKLadyOutlaws #LadyOutlaws #3x3Redbull #OKC #3x3Baske...
09/26/2021

Congrats!!! WBA Alum Patrice CoachBaba Marshall Players Win Gold. #OKLadyOutlaws #LadyOutlaws #3x3Redbull #OKC #3x3Basketball #MiaCastaneda #MarjorieBigpond #3on3 #3on3basketball

A couple of Lady Outlaws were in the 3x3 Redbull Tournament this past weekend | Marjorie Bigpond and Mia Castaneda 😈🏀 Congratulations to Mia and her team for the tourney dub!

#OKLadyOutlaws #LadyOutlaws #3x3Redbull #OKC #3x3Basketball #MiaCastaneda #MarjorieBigpond

Leading Scorer @Caelyn Ferguson, basketball player for Heritage Christian Academy Athletics -Olathe, KS presented with t...
09/09/2021

Leading Scorer @Caelyn Ferguson, basketball player for Heritage Christian Academy Athletics -Olathe, KS presented with the Sarah Campbell achievement award by Lightning Ned Mitchell.

Congratulations Caelyn!! This is fantastic.

Congrats to the 2021 Sarah Campbell Achievement Award Winner, Olivia Favero, from Maranatha Christian Academy. Presented...
09/05/2021

Congrats to the 2021 Sarah Campbell Achievement Award Winner, Olivia Favero, from Maranatha Christian Academy. Presented by Women's Basketball Association WBA and Lightning Ned Mitchell.

Congrats to the 2021 Sarah Campbell Achievement Award Winner, Olivia Favero, from Maranatha Christian Academy. Presented by Women's Basketball Association WBA and Lightning Ned Mitchell.

Congrats to Maranatha Christian Academy's @Olivia Favero who received the Women's Basketball Association WBA's Sarah Cam...
09/05/2021

Congrats to Maranatha Christian Academy's @Olivia Favero who received the Women's Basketball Association WBA's Sarah Campbell Achievement Award (2021). Thank you to Lightning Ned Mitchell

MCA's Olivia F. recently received the Women's Basketball Association's Sarah Campbell Achievement Award (2021).

Olivia not only plays basketball (& other sports) at a high level, but her character & her example of a growing woman of God is what really shines brightest.

House of Representatives Mark Sharp poses in front of WBA #HALLofFAME at The Black Archives of Mid-America, Inc. - Kansa...
03/27/2021

House of Representatives Mark Sharp poses in front of WBA #HALLofFAME at The Black Archives of Mid-America, Inc. - Kansas City with Leeyah James, one of his former students from Kipp Endeavor Academy. Sharp for House of Representatives

Representative Sharp poses at the Black Archives of Mid-America with Leeyah James, one of his former home room students when he taught at the nearby KIPP Endeavor Academy.

Watch the founder of the WBA on The 700 Club and The Christian Broadcasting Network #Blessed https://www1.cbn.com/pionee...
02/23/2021
The Pioneer of Women’s Professional Basketball

Watch the founder of the WBA on The 700 Club and The Christian Broadcasting Network #Blessed https://www1.cbn.com/pioneer-women%E2%80%99s-professional-basketball The Black Archives of Mid-America, Inc. - Kansas City @Sarah Campbell Felicia Braddy @Diana Vines Dr. @Bill Tuttle Robelyn Phd Garcia DrRobelyn Garcia @Baba Marshall @Ericka Miller Kcbizboss Kandi Conda Melissa Esselman Ulsaker @Pony Thompson Lisa Tate Thompson

Lightning Mitchell had dreams of making it to the NFL when he heard clearly during a time of prayer to create a women’s professional basketball league. A series of signs confirmed this was his next role and Lightning created the WBA which inspired the WNBA.

01/02/2021

The 700 Club will be airing The #WBA story @THE VISION on their network during #BlackHistoryMonth 2021. The Christian Broadcasting Network will be arriving in #KansasCity the second week in January 2021 with their production crew to shoot more interviews. #Repost Lightning Ned Mitchell

The Black Archives of Mid-America, Inc. - Kansas City needs your help in completing the WBA Hall of Fame permanent exhib...
08/21/2020

The Black Archives of Mid-America, Inc. - Kansas City needs your help in completing the WBA Hall of Fame permanent exhibition. The last piece of the puzzle is the wood basketball floor at the #BlackArchives Please consider becoming a partner in this journey by making a donation today! ALL DONORS will have their name on the special donor plaque in the #HallofFame. Contact WBA Founder Lightning Ned Mitchell for more information. w/Robelyn Phd Garcia w/Sarah Campbell

The Women’s Basketball Association (WBA) started right here in Kansas City, Mo.! To honor this great beginning, the Black Archives of Mid-America, along with the WBA Founder, Lightning Mitchell, has started the first steps of a permanent exhibit to celebrate! Please consider becoming a partner in this journey by making a donation today!

07/29/2020

Keeping The Faith. Check out the new film with The Black Archives of Mid-America, Inc. - Kansas City #HallofFame footage #Content2020filmfestival Christian Filmmakers Network #Content2020 #DallasFilmFestival

The new #WBA film with footage from #blackarchives #halloffame nominated for 2020 Best #documentary for Content2020 Film...
07/28/2020

The new #WBA film with footage from #blackarchives #halloffame nominated for 2020 Best #documentary for Content2020 Film Festival & Media Summit

06/19/2020

#HappyJuneteenth Join The Black Archives of Mid-America, Inc. - Kansas City for "People's Parade" 4pm at the #BlackArchives

To honor The Black Archives of Mid-America, Inc. - Kansas City, WBA Players and WBA Founder Lightning Ned Mitchell.  Ple...
06/13/2020

To honor The Black Archives of Mid-America, Inc. - Kansas City, WBA Players and WBA Founder Lightning Ned Mitchell. Please consider becoming a partner with the WBA's permanent #BlackArchives exhibit by making a donation today!

The Women’s Basketball Association (WBA) started right here in Kansas City, Mo.! To honor this great beginning, the Black Archives of Mid-America, along with the WBA Founder, Lightning Mitchell, has started the first steps of a permanent exhibit to celebrate! Please consider becoming a partner in this journey by making a donation today!

Stay in tonight and watch The #WBA Film on The Soul Network from the African American Women In Cinema International Film...
06/01/2020

Stay in tonight and watch The #WBA Film on The Soul Network from the African American Women In Cinema International Film Festival. #AAWIC

05/29/2020

It’s Showtime! Rent “The Vision WBA ” On Demand at https://vimeo.com/ondemand/thevision; Limited showing May 29-31, 2020. Featuring Sarah Campbell, Mayor Emanuel Cleaver II, Felicia Braddy, Diana Vines, Dr. Bill Tuttle, Robelyn Phd Garcia, Lightning Ned Mitchell, Baba Marshall, Ericka Miller, Kcbizboss Kandi Conda, Melissa Esselman Ulsaker, Pony Thompson and many more.

The WBA #HallofFame Installation at The Black Archives of Mid-America, Inc. - Kansas City by Lightning Ned MitchellWatch...
05/02/2020
WBA Installation into Black Archives-V2

The WBA #HallofFame Installation at The Black Archives of Mid-America, Inc. - Kansas City by Lightning Ned Mitchell
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03/04/2020
WBA Installation into Black Archives

WBA Installation into The Black Archives of Mid-America, Inc. - Kansas City Museum. https://youtu.be/FwJiH4eLh5w
Lightning Ned Mitchell's #VISION #TRUEHISTORY #HOF

Highlights of the WBA Ehibition installation into the Black Archives of Mid America in Kansas City, MO on February 22, 2020.

Tune in to The Nite Hype Show for the "Struck by Lightning" interview with #WBA founder Lightning Ned Mitchell on #iTune...
02/28/2020

Tune in to The Nite Hype Show for the "Struck by Lightning" interview with #WBA founder Lightning Ned Mitchell on #iTunes #Spotify #iHeart #stitcher #youtube #soundcloud
#BlackHistoryMonth #BlackHistoryMonth2020 #DJMissyE

02/28/2020

Congrats to 1995 #Tulsa #Oklahoma Flames teammates, WBA All-Stars & 2020 Inductees Baba Marshall & Lynn Page #HallofFame The Black Archives of Mid-America, Inc. - Kansas City #BlackHistoryMonth #BlackHistoryMonth2020

When you see your name in the #HallofFame in #KansasCity #WBA #womensbasketball #HOF #blackmuseum #teamowner #blackhisto...
02/28/2020

When you see your name in the #HallofFame in #KansasCity #WBA #womensbasketball #HOF #blackmuseum #teamowner #blackhistorymonth #BlackHistory #blackhistorymonth2020 Kcbizboss Kandi Conda WomensPro Hoops #blackarchives
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The #WBA Logo Room at The Black Archives of Mid-America, Inc. - Kansas City #HallofFame #BlackHistoryMonth2020 Photo Cre...
02/25/2020

The #WBA Logo Room at The Black Archives of Mid-America, Inc. - Kansas City #HallofFame #BlackHistoryMonth2020 Photo Credit: Ericka Miller

#WBA Players, Team GM and Owner Kcbizboss Kandi Conda, and League Founder Lightning Ned Mitchell at The Black Archives o...
02/25/2020

#WBA Players, Team GM and Owner Kcbizboss Kandi Conda, and League Founder Lightning Ned Mitchell at The Black Archives of Mid-America, Inc. - Kansas City #HallofFame

Thank you Nite Hype Show for your coverage of The #WBA and Lightning's Black Archives Induction!!!!!
02/23/2020

Thank you Nite Hype Show for your coverage of The #WBA and Lightning's Black Archives Induction!!!!!

SZN 2 Ep 3 Struck by Lighting! Congrats to #LightingMitchell and the #WBA on their induction into the #BlackArchivesofkansascity !!! Check the latest episode EVERYWHERE #nitehypeshow is located! #podcast #interviews #supportkc #bhm #womenbasketball #celebration

1993 #WBA Champion Ericka Miller points to her photo on the #HallofFame display at The Black Archives of Mid-America, In...
02/22/2020

1993 #WBA Champion Ericka Miller points to her photo on the #HallofFame display at The Black Archives of Mid-America, Inc. - Kansas City Museum. WomensPro Hoops Photo Credit: Quincy Bennett.

02/22/2020
Nite Hype Show

The Nite Hype Show tours the beautiful The Black Archives of Mid-America, Inc. - Kansas City Display of the #WBA #WomensProBasketball #HallofFame

#WBA #BlackArchives

02/21/2020
Women's Basketball Association WBA

The WOMEN'S BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION Hall of Fame opens Friday February 21st at 5 p.m. see this tribute to these amazing women. Share the news! #repost The Black Archives of Mid-America, Inc. - Kansas City

The Women's Basketball Association was a Professional Basketball Leaugue that played three full seasons 1993-95.
www.wbathevision.com

Indiana Stars #WBA Player @Tricia Lukawski Chadron State College hall of famer inducted into the Rocky Mountain Athletic...
02/20/2020
Lukawski voted into RMAC Hall of Fame - Chadron State College Athletics

Indiana Stars #WBA Player @Tricia Lukawski Chadron State College hall of famer inducted into the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference #HallofFame
https://chadroneagles.com/news/2018/2/8/womens-basketball-lukawski-voted-into-rmac-hall-of-fame.aspx

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- February 8, 2018 -- Chadron State College athletics hall of famer Tricia Lukawski, a women's basketball player for the Eagles from 1989-93, was announced Thursday as part of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Hall of Fame, Class of 2018.

#WBA VIP party Friday February 21 at 6 PM. Film and Display will be revealed on Saturday February 22 at 2 PM. Media Inte...
02/20/2020

#WBA VIP party Friday February 21 at 6 PM. Film and Display will be revealed on Saturday February 22 at 2 PM. Media Interviews with Players at 1 pm. All happening at The Black Archives of Mid-America, Inc. - Kansas City.

SZN2 EP 3 Droppin' Monday February 17th EVERYWHERE you find #nitehypeshow ! Be sure to check out the entire interview plus Behind The Scenes on our new YouTube Channel👇

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWVBh2nCLqFrH706h3WaxQw

#WBA #nitehypeworthy #KC #supportkc #bhm #podcast #interviews #PLEASESHARE

The #WBA on the #NiteHypeShow Listen on #iTunes #podcast #soundcloud Watch on YouTube!!!
02/13/2020

The #WBA on the #NiteHypeShow Listen on #iTunes #podcast #soundcloud Watch on YouTube!!!

SZN2 EP 3 Droppin' Monday February 17th EVERYWHERE you find #nitehypeshow ! Be sure to check out the entire interview plus Behind The Scenes on our new YouTube Channel👇

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWVBh2nCLqFrH706h3WaxQw

#WBA #nitehypeworthy #KC #supportkc #bhm #podcast #interviews #PLEASESHARE

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WBA Championship * 1993 - Kansas Crusaders: MVP: Robelyn Garcia (Robbie) * 1994 - Nebraska Express: MVP: Maurtice Ivy (Tice) * 1995 - Chicago Twisters: MVP: Diana Vines 1993 Regular Season Champion: Nebraska Express 1993 Regular Season MVP: Sarah Campbell 1994 Regular Season Champion: Kansas City Mustangs 1994 Regular Season MVP: Evette Ott 1995 Regular Season Champion: Chicago Twisters 1995 Regular Season MVP: Petra Jackson

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The Women's Basketball Association (WBA) was a professional women's basketball league in the United States. The Hall of Fame WBA was inducted into The Black Archives of America in Kansas City on Feb 22, 2020. The league played three seasons from the summer of 1993 to the summer of 1995. The league is considered to be the first American professional women's basketball league to be successful as a SUMMER league, like the WNBA. WOMEN'S BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION 1993 - 1996 [Played three full seasons with plans to play as a 12-team league in 1997, disbanded before 1997 season] A summer league formed in 1992, the WBA played a 15-game schedule and games were broadcast on Liberty Sports of Dallas. When FOX Sports purchased Liberty Sports and the WBA, they disbanded the league. 7/11/94 issue of USA Today} Written by Carol Herwig.


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Screening now available of The Vision: The True and Untold Story of the WBA Directed by Lightning Ned Mitchell Get the link to screen this film on the Online Film Festival page at www.ibdff.com
Indianapolis Black Documentary Film Festival is proud to announce a special screening of the award winning documentary The Vision: The True and Untold Story of the WBA by Lightning Ned Mitchell Please join us for this special screening during Alone Together; Indianapolis Black Documentary Film Festival Online Event, August 28, 2020 beginning at 8pm Link to the film will be available at www.ibdff.com beginning tomorrow evening at 8pm. Stick around to enjoy other documentaries to watch at your convenience beginning Saturday morning, August 29, 2020 www.ibdff.com