Links and updates

East Bay Rising Suns organization extends our wishes to the Sacramento Barons 2 day October 9, 10, 2021 Jamboree is a huge success this weekend!!!!!!!


East Bay Rising Suns 6th and 7th grade boys and girls tryouts as well as 8th grade boys 1/25/2020, Saturday, 8am to 10am

Tryouts for the East Bay Rising Suns 6th grade boys and girls (2026)  as well as 7th grade boys and girls (2025) teams will be held as follows:

ARC Gym/Danville, CA

Address902 Danville Blvd, Alamo, CA 94507 

Get their early and warm up/stretch by Gym main entrance.

Bring own ball if you wish so you get practice shots up ….but balls are to be provided for the skills drills/player evaluations.

The 6th grade boys and girls teams,  some players are on roster based on the Oct 2019 6th grade tryout event….  but each team is looking to add players for the Spring 2020 season that begins in March 2020.

7th grade boys and girls teams have rosters in place for the Spring 2020 season, but also are looking to add a few more players on each team.

8th grade boys are also looking to add a few more players to their roster.

Questions?  Contact us at

here is link to various Rising Suns teams from Fall 2019 as well as previous years:

10th B Barons Oct 2021

Dec 20th, 2019 update:

2020 Spring Season tryouts soon.

There will be a second 6th grade boys and girls tryout as well as 7th grade girls tryout soon!!!!! Keep posted on the date/time of the tryouts…  soon after the New Year,  updates on the tryouts will be posted here!!!!!!!


The East Bay Rising Suns 2019/20 6th grade boys and girls tryouts will be:

The East Bay Rising Suns will hold tryouts soon for the 6th grade boys and girls team on Sunday  October 13, 2019, 4pm to 6pm at Wagner Ranch Elementary School.

Wagner Ranch Elementary School

350 Camino Pablo

Orinda, Ca  94563

Interested players/families should email questions or wish to attend:


8/14/19 update,  most current tournament schedule for 2019/20 season:

August 3-4, 2019 Hollywood Dodgers (Las Vegas)
August 24,25, 2019 Pasadena Bruins (SoCal)
August 31-September 1, 2019 Silicon Valley JACL
Septemeber 14-15, 2019 Silicon Valley Basketball Club
Septemeber 21-22, 2019 SF Flight
September 28-29, 2019 Fremont Youth Ball Club
October 5-6, 2019 Sacramento Barons
October 12-13, 2019 SF Flying Eagles
October 19-20, 2019 VFW Youth Group (SoCal)
March 21-22, 2020 Sacramento Warlords
March 28-29, 2020 BCSFYAO (Taisho/Ardenettes)
April 4-5, 2020 BAAS Dragons
April 11-12, 2020 San Jose Ninja
April 18-19, 2020 Foster City Flyers
April 25-26, 2020 Sacramento Rebels
April 2020 West Los Angeles Youth Club (SoCal)
May 2-3, 2020 South Bay F.O.R. (SoCal)
May 9-10, 2020 SF Associates/Enchantees
May 16-17, 2020 East Bay Rising Suns
May 23-25, 2020 Tigers Youth Club (SoCal)
May 23-24, 2020 San Jose Zebras
June 6-7, 2020 (vacated by EBRS, who moved to Warlords old wknd)
June 13-14, 2020 San Francisco Hoopsters
July or August 2020 Ikaika Basketball (Hawaii)

6/3/19:  The 18th Annual Rising Suns tournament just concluded this past weekend!!

See various action pictures from the tournament here:

10th B Barons Oct 2021

The 19th Annual Rising Suns tournament will be May 16, 17, 2020,  3rd weekend in May!


6th grade girls:

Rising Suns 6th grade girls beats Sacramento Believers, exhibition game,  the team’s 1st game since forming this spring.


Nyana Asiasi 2023 and Nevaeh Asiasi 2022 have been selected to participate in the North/South annual tournament this summer in So Cal area.    Congratulations and good luck at this year’s event!!!

5/25/19 update:

9th grade girls to play in Champions game vs Sac Barons at SJ Zebras tournament.

4/17/19 update:

Our newly formed 2019/2020 7th grade girls team (2025 G) roster has been finalized.   They are scheduled to participate in a few exhibition games at the East Bay Rising Suns tournament on June 1, 2, 2019 and the start to practice this fall for the 2019/20 tournament season.

Alyssa Nielsen
Ariel Delao
Ava Nicolas
Kimiko Hirahara
Kira Lim
Lauren Yee
Marlowe Kuroki
Samantha Reyes
Shayna Chan
Sophie Louie

Ken Luther/Head Coach

Lyn Hirahara/Team Manager


3/30/2019 update:

East Bay Rising Suns being 2019 Spring tournament schedule at March 30/31, 2019, Foster City Flyers tournament.

9th grade girls

8th grade boys

All Northern California High School Boys Team:

2nd team:

Thomas Gregorios SR De La Salle


3/22/19 update:

Our new formed 6th grade boys team (2025 B)   have started spring practice with their 1st 2019 Spring tournament at Sacramento Warlords Tournament,  May 2019.

Dylan Reyes

Hanson Yoo

Harrison Park

James Pak

Joseph Guinto

 Joshua Lang

Justin Fu

Mason Kim

James Yoo/Head Coach

Ken Kim/Team Manager


1st team All Bay Area:

Thomas Gregorios, De La Salle, 6-1, senior

East Bay Athletic League’s most valuable player averaged 10 points and five assists per game, leading defensive-minded De La Salle to league and NCS Division I championships. The Spartans reached the NorCal Open semifinals, falling at Sheldon-Sacramento.


3/4/2019 updates:

6th grade boys and girls tryouts this Sunday,  March 10, 2019,  5pm to 7pm..

Campolindo HS in Nor Cal D2 championship game this week.   12th grade RS: Jake Chan

De La Salle,  lost in Nor Cal Open division semi finals to Sheldon/Sacramento on 3/2/19.

Thomas Gregorios/EBAL MVP


2/21/2019 update:

East Bay Rising Suns, 12th grade team,  all of the players participating in the 2019 NCS playoffs:

De La Salle:

Thomas Gregorios

Dougherty Valley:

Reece Tahira

Jordan Wirgler

Kyle Zalatar

Ethan Chung

David Wong


Jake Chan


2019 6th grade Boys and Girls tryout info below:

The East Bay Rising Suns will hold tryouts soon for the 6th grade boys team on Sunday March 10, 2019, 5pm to 7pm.   In addition, tryouts for the 7th grade (2019/20 school year=7th grade)  will also be held on 3/10/2019,  at Wagner Ranch Elementary School.

The 6th grade boys team will being practice in March 2019 and 1st tournament will be March 30/31, 2019..

Wagner Ranch Elementary School

350 Camino Pablo

Orinda, Ca  94563

Interested players/families should email questions or wish to attend:


The 6th grade Boys team will start to participate in tournaments this spring.

Tryouts for the 7th grade Girls 2019/20 grade (6th grade now) in early Spring 2019.  More details once date/time is finalized.


2/11/2019 update:

Congratulations to 12B guard Thomas Gregorios on his well-deserved MVP honors of the EBAL! Thomas has had a tremendous season thus far with DeLaSalle High School. He has truly been a fantastic representative for our organization!

Sept 24, 2018:  12th grade B team are champions of the Sacramento Barons Reno Challenge this past weekend!!   8th and 9th grade G, as well as 9th and 11th grade B teams participated as well!!!

Sept, 3 2018 update: 12th  grade B team are champions of the SV JACL Labor day tournament!!

10th B Barons Oct 2021

Sept  2, 2018 update:   12 grad B team to play in SV JACL championship game…

12:45pm Santa Clara HS with win over BAAS Dragons to get to the finals!


Sept 1, 2018 update:

good luck to the Rising Suns teams participating in the 2018 SV JACL labor day weekend tournament…   7th grade B,  11th grade B,  12th grade B teams are all participating !!!

Dates Tournament
August 4-5, 2018 Hollywood Dodgers
August 25-26, 2018 Pasadena Bruins
September 1-2, 2018 Silicon Valley JACL
September 8-9, 2018 SF Flight
September 15-16, 2018 Silicon Valley Basketball Club
September 22-23, 2018 Sacramento Barons
September 29-30, 2018 Fremont Youth Ball Club
October 13-14, 2018 San Francisco Flying Eagles
October 20-21, 2018 VFW Youth Group
March 30-31, 2019 Foster City Flyers
April 6-7, 2019 BCSFYAO (Taisho/Ardenettes)
April 13-14, 2019 BAAS Dragons
April 20-21, 2019 San Jose Ninja
April 27-28, 2019 Sacramento Rebels
April 2019 West Los Angeles Youth Club
May 4-5, 2019 South Bay F.O.R.
May 11-12, 2019 SF Associates/Enchantees
May 18-19, 2019 Sacramento Warlords
May 25-27, 2019
(Main Tournament)
Tigers Youth Club
May 25-26, 2019 San Jose Zebras
June 1-2, 2019 East Bay Rising Suns
June 8-9, 2019 San Francisco Hoopsters
July 2019 Montebello Jets/Jetts
August 2019 Ikaika Basketball (Hawaii)
2019 fall schedule
Silicon Valley JACL Aug 31-Sep 1, 2019
SF Flight Sept 7-8, 2019
Silicon Valley SVBC Sept 14-15, 2019
FYBC Sept 28-29, 2019
Sacramento Barons Oct 5-6, 2019
SF Flying Eagles Oct 12-13, 2019
VFW Oct 19-20, 2019




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