Nittany Valley Youth Basketball


  • U12 Boys' Team Captures HoopFest 2019 Championship An NVYB U12 boys' team won their HoopsFest division! The team went 7-0 including a great come-from-behind victory in the Championship game. After being down 2-9, they came back to win it all on a 14-2 run with a score of 16-11. Left to Right – Charlie Yartz, Mike Lower, Nick Kewitt.
    Posted Aug 3, 2019, 9:46 AM by Mark Mahon
  • Fall 19 Girls' 6-8 Grade Team Tryouts A tryout/evaluation for fall 2019 girls' 6th - 8th grade teams will be held at Mount Nittany Elementary School on Thurs., August 8th from 6:30pm - 8:30pm. The tryout/eval will be for one of our fall teams which are expected to practice once a week and play in a league in either Altoona or Philipsburg. Practices are expected to begin in August. The practice and game days are TBD. Cost for the tryout is $20 (check payable to "Nittany Valley Youth Basketball") for new players and free for the evaluation of current NVYB players (those who have participated in 2019). If your daughter ends up participating on a fall team, the $20 will be applied towards their fall ...
    Posted Aug 1, 2019, 3:15 PM by Mark Mahon
  • U12 Team @ USJN National Hershey Showcase The Nittany Valley Legends U12 Tournament Team participated in the USJN Hershey National Showcase this past weekend -  one of the premier mid-Atlantic tournaments with high level teams from 14 states. The team finished with a 4-1 record, missing out by only 6 differential points across 5 games on the championship playoffs. Their only loss was against the eventual tournament championship team. The Legends played excellent teams from DE, NY, NJ, PA, and VA. Additionally, we were the only team in our age group (18 teams total) to land two players on the Pool All Star team: Tori Risha and Sarah Tate. Congrats to all of the players for rising to the next level and showcasing their talent in ...
    Posted Jun 26, 2019, 7:19 PM by Mark Mahon
  • 6/7 Grade Team Championship The 6/7th Grade Legends took home the Championship of the Legendz End of Summer Hoopsfest (June 1-2) at C3 Sports in State College in a 6 team bracket. The Legends finished a perfect 4-0 defeating Next Level Strong 29-23 and Spring Cove 24-20 in pool play on day 1, and then, playing only with 5/6th graders, defeating Next Level Strong 24-18 in the semi-finals and Spring Cove by a solid 37-19 to take home the Championship!
    Posted Jun 26, 2019, 5:17 PM by Mark Mahon
  • Girls' Tournament Team Tryout!! A tryout for an elite girls' 6th/7th grade tournament team will be held at the Hawbaker's gym at 324 Hard Rock Lane, Stormstown, PA from 12pm - 1:30pm on Sunday, March 10. The tryout is for committed players in grades 5, 6, and 7 who want to challenge themselves by playing at a high level in select tournaments in the mid-Atlantic and surrounding areas. The team will expect to practice once a week during the spring and early/mid summer with the possibility of extra preparation before tournaments. There is no cost for the tryout. If your daughter is interested in trying out or if you have questions, please RSVP to We look ...
    Posted Feb 27, 2019, 6:24 AM by Mark Mahon
  • Tryouts for Fall '18 Girls' teams Tryouts to form girls travel basketball teams for fall and winter tentatively scheduled for: 8/8. 6:30-8:30 at Mount Nittany Elementary School.   Date subject to change, so please check back. Please contact coach Tom La Porta ( to register.
    Posted Apr 9, 2018, 6:41 PM by Thomas La Porta
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Our Mission

Welcome to Nittany Valley Youth Basketball, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, AAU affiliated organization in the Centre County and surrounding region.  Our organization is devoted to providing youth the opportunity to develop their basketball skills in a competitive, team-oriented environment.

U12 Girl's Team at USJN National Hershey Showcase
Tournament Champions!

Sponsors' Corner

NVYB would like to thank the following sponsors for their support:

  • Lee Industries
  • Keystone Payroll
  • UPS Store Hamilton Square

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