GCD News

Banks signs with Ecclesia College!

Banks inks scholarship with Ecclesia College! Continuing the tradition of Green Country Defenders playing on to the next level, 2016 senior Noah Banks has signed to play for Ecclesia College next season.  Ecclesia is a four year university located in Springdale, AR and  a member of the National Christian College Athletic Association. Banks a 6′

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2015-2016 Awards


Green Country Defenders are proud of Peyton Francisco and Laron Stokes on being named to the NCHBC All-American teams.  Francisco, a senior, was named as a 2nd team selection.  He also was the 2016 NCHBC National Point Guard of the Year.  Stokes, a senior, was named as a 3rd team selection.  This is Stokes’ 4th

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Devin Ponder Signs Scholarship Offer

MOBERLY, Mo – Central Christian College of the Bible head men’s basketball coach Jack Defreitas on Tuesday announced the signing of Devin Ponder for the 2016-17 season. Ponder is the first member of the Saints’ 2016 class. Ponder, a 5-9 combo guard from Tulsa, Okla., played his final season of basketball with the Green Country

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Green Country Varsity Boys win 2nd Place at NCHBC South Central Regionals!

GCD Varsity boys have fought through a season of injuries where several of their upper-classmen have been out for most of this year’s games. The team has persevered, however, and this past weekend won 2nd place at the South Central Regional games, showing their true grit and determination. In their first game, GCD defeated the

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Green Country JV Girls and Boys Win NCHBC South Central Regional Championships!

Green Country JV Girls and Boys Win NCHBC South Central Regional Championships! This past weekend, February 25-26th, both of GCD’s 16U teams won 1st place in Little Rock, AR at the South Central Regionals games, proving GCD is deep and will remain strong for years to come! The boys defeated the Memphis Mustangs in the

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LaRon Stokes Named All World Candidate by Tulsa World

From Tulsa World: LaRon Stokes MR. INSIDE GREEN COUNTRY • 6-5 • SR. Averages 16.9 points and 6.9 rebounds for the home-schooled Defenders. Missed the first 10 games this season due to playing football for NOAH. Was a starter the past three seasons at NOAH and was a Mr. Inside candidate last year. Scored 30 points

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Lady Defenders Take NEO Title!

2014-2015 Tulsa World’s All-Metro Honorable Mention

The Green Country Defenders have 4 varsity players that received recent honors.  Each of them were named to the 2014-2015 Tulsa World’s All-Metro Honorable Mention list. Congratulations to Varsity Girls Freshman – Melanie Williams Varsity Boys Senior – Noah Sluka Senior- Devin Ponder Junior- Peyton Francisco

Congrats to Our NCHBC 2015 Award Winners!

NCHBC 2015 All Region Junior, Peyton Francisco Senior, Brionne Stokes Freshman, Melanie WIlliams NCHBC 2015 National Second Team All American Senior, Devin Ponder NCHBC 2015 National Most Improved Player of the Year Junior, Peyton Francisco