WNBL co-founder Passed Away
Friends and families are paying tributes on social media to Beloved WNBL co-founder Ted Powell who recently passed away.
We learned of the passing of Ted Powell from the following tributes posted on social media.
Basketball Australia mourns the loss of @WNBL co-founder Ted Powell. @boti_nag has penned a fitting tribute to Ted:
Written by Boti Nagy.
Powell passed peacefully after a courageous two-year battle with cancer and probably will best be remembered for the work he did in conceiving and starting the WNBL in 1981.
But not only is he credited with tipping off the sport’s most important women’s league and thereby building the game at the top end, he also was responsible in 1976 for bringing mini-ball to South Australia, revealing and reinforcing his passion for the sport at the grassroots level. Read More bit.ly/2OYROmu