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The 2022 Spirit of the North BB Tournament

Is scheduled for November 19 - 20, 2022.

Brackets are up. Check brackets, a few court & bracket (8A & 8BC) changes.​​​​​​​

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Duluth Amateur Youth Basketball Association

The 2022 Border Battle games were played on March 29, 2022, at UMD.      Sponsored by

​St. Luke's Orthopedics & Sports Medicine.

 Great crowd, great players!

Duluth Amateur Youth Basketball Association (DAYBA) awarded two area seniors by giving out two non-renewable scholarships of $500 each.

The winners were:

Brynn Olson    Rice Lake High School

​Jasper Timm    Marshall School, Duluth

2022 Border Battle Color Program is now ready to view/print.

The expanded version has many updated pages and 8 new pages.

Salvation Army Rookie Basketball

In 2019 DAYBA's Youth Basketball Association and the Salvation Army Rookie Basketball Association merged under the direction of Kris Mallet of Rookie Basketball. It is a developmental youth basketball league for girls and boys, grades k-8, in Duluth, Minnesota. Contact Salvation Army Rookie Basketball Association for rec basketball information and your local school or booster club for travel team information.

For more information on The Salvation Army Rookie Basketball Association, use the link below.


Our Mission Statement

We strive to promote high-quality basketball opportunities for Duluth-area basketball players. In doing so, we hope the players learn the core values of teamwork, accountability, hard work, and perseverance.