Boys Basketball

JHS Basketball-Boys

Basketball is one of several sports offered at Joplin High School. Boys Basketball is played in the winter with freshman, junior varsity, and varsity squads that play a full schedule each season.

Tryouts & Practice
The season begins with tryouts in late October with practice for each team continuing on a daily basis.

Home Games
Joplin basketball teams play their home games in the new Kaminsky Gymnasium on the campus of Joplin High School.

Central Ozark Conference
The Joplin Eagles compete in the Ozark Conference as well as assisting Joplin Sports Authority and Freeman with the annual Kaminsky Classic held in Kaminsky Gymnasium in early January. Several local teams as well as teams from the Kansas City and St. Louis area participate in the tournament.

District Play
In district play, Joplin plays on the class 5 level and is in a district comprised of 6 area teams. The District’s tournament home rotates between the 6 participating schools.

Summer Camps
The Eagles and Lady Eagles regularly participate in summer team camps. Summer Camps are also offered to grade school through middle school students who are instructed on the fundamentals of the game by the Joplin High School staff.

Meet the Coaches

Boys Head Coach
Coach Hafer
Jeff Hafer
jeffreyhafer@joplinschools.org

Assistant Coaches
Coach Spencer
James Spencer 



Brandon Pate

Alex Smith
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