HAWKS- Basketball club commenced their involvement with the Whyalla Basketball Association in the early 70’s. Hawks were originally Church (Church of Christ).
Naturally as Hawks they played in hawthorn colours of Golden yellow & brown.
Don & Gwen Berry were the founding administrators behind the hawks Club. Paul O’callaghan was also involved in administration as well as one of their early A grade players & coaches.
Hawks never won a Men’s or Women’s premiership but they did have some very talented players pass through their ranks Vicky Harris for example won U16G & WA MVP’s before moving to Spartans.
Hawks folded in 1980 with many of its playing moving to Bevan Braves.