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Clifford Ray and the Big Man Clinic ‘Elevate’ New Orleans high school athletes

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Clifford Ray, former NBA Big Man and record setter, teams up with New Orleans Pelicans Head Athletic Trainer Duane Brooks and Louisiana’s own NBA Champion PJ Brown to host the Big Man Clinic on Wednesday, July 1 in New Orleans. The exceptional event will take place from 9 a.m. to ...

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Drew Lewis Named to All-Academic Scholar Boys Basketball Team

Drew Lewis, Elevate’s only graduating senior in the 2015 class recently had the honor of being named to the ExxonMobile/ISC All-Academic Scholar Boys Basketball team.  This honor is reserved for seniors in the state of Louisiana who have a Grade Point Average above a 3.5.  Throughout his high school career Drew has been able to maintain a GPA of 3.7955.


Drew has been in ...

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Kourtney Weber Invited to USA Basketball U16 tryouts

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Freshman sensation Kourtney Weber made a splash in her first varsity season at Ursuline, and it appears the rest of the nation has taken notice.

Weber, a 5-foot-11, 160-pound combo guard-forward, has earned an invitation the USA Basketball U16 National Team tryouts from May 21-25 at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.

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Elevate Girls Featured on All Star Girl’s Report Page

In only our 2nd year of existance for Girls Summer Basketball our Elevate Girls team is already making national headway.  Next week our girls will travel to Raleigh, NC to participate in the Deep South Classic which is one of the biggest tournaments in the country and will feature over 400 college coaches.


We were recently called to find out more about our girls team.  Read the writeup HERE

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This Week at Elevate! April 6, 2015

Elevate Schedule:
  • We are back on regular schedule.
  • Tutors will be at Loyola Location
Gym News:
  • Exposure event is this Saturday!  Girls Showcase is from 11 to 4
  • Be sure to tell your friends and family so they can sign up their girls
Watch Party:
Thank you for coming out and watching the game with us!
Watch for upcoming news for our one day of giving…. May 5th…we all give as one with Give NOLA day!


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Parent meeting scheduled for Wednesday, April 28

Come join us for an informational meeting about the ELEVATE New Orleans program and meet our newest staff members, Sky Hyacinthe (Program Director) and James Parlow (Athletic Director).  We will discuss our new program schedule, the ELEVATE Leadership Program, and upcoming events scheduled for Summer 2010!

Date:                    Wednesday, April 28, 2010
Time:                   7:00-8:00PM
Location:            3600 Desire Parkway, New Orleans, LA 70126 (Link ...

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New program schedule starting May 3

We are pleased to announce that, beginning Monday, May 3, the ELEVATE Leadership Program will transition from its Saturday/Sunday schedule to Mondays through Thursdays.


7th – 8th Grade Leadership Program

4:15PM – 5:30PM            Athletic Development
5:30pm – 6:30PM            Academic Tutoring, Life Skills Workshops

9th – 12th Grade Leadership Program

4:30PM – 6:30PM            Academic Tutoring, College Prep, Life Skills Workshops
6:30PM – 8:00PM            Athletic Development

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Strength and Conditioning Program Launched

ELEVATE New Orleans has introduced a strength and conditioning program, which is now part of the daily athletic routine for all student-athletes in the ELEVATE Leadership Program.  The strength and conditioning program includes elements of plyometric, cardiovascular and weight training.

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ELEVATE New Orleans Welcomes New Staff!

ELEVATE New Orleans is proud to welcome Sky Hyacinthe as Program Director and James Parlow as Athletic Director.  Prior to joining ELEVATE New Orleans, Sky Hyacinthe worked for ESPN, Citigroup and ICON International, and played collegiate basketball for the University of Connecticut.  James Parlow, a former basketball standout for the University of New Orleans, joins ELEVATE after completing his professional basketball career in Uruguay.

We are thrilled to welcome Sky and James to the ELEVATE New Orleans team, and are excited ...

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Top College Scorer Keiva Council Teams With Elevate


Keiva Council, one of the most prolific scorers in the country not only leads her team on the court to wins, but leads her team off the court to give back to the community. Keiva caught wind of Elevates Mission and felt the need to bring it to the attention of her coaches and teammates. Keiva is one of those special young ladies that see the value of giving back early in her ...

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