Morton Heat Basketball

2 Aug

5th/6th Grade Boys/Girls Open Gym Dates

The following dates are available for any interested 5th/6th-grade boy or girls basketball player to play in a FREE Open Gym. These are open to those looking to try out for the 2022-2023 Morton Heat season. These are ALL held at Morton Junior High in one of the two gyms.  These are NOT mandatory for the season, but hope to give athletes a jump start on the season. These will be supervised by Morton Heat board members/coaches, but these will NOT be used as evaluation days. 

To be eligible for these open gyms, and to sign up for the 2022-2023 season, please fill out the following form:

These are the open gym dates:

Sunday, August 14th, 2022: 6-7:30 pm

Wednesday, August 17th, 2022: 6-7:30 pm

Sunday, August 21st, 2022: 6-7:30 pm

Wednesday, August 24th, 2022: 6-7:30

Sunday, August 28th, 2022: 6-7:30 pm

Wednesday, August 31st, 2022: 6-7:30 pm

Sunday, September 4th, 2022: 6-7:30 pm

Wednesday, September 7th, 2022: 6-7:30 pm

12 Jul

"Red" Head Coaches Announced for 2022-2023

Over the years, we cannot thank our coaches enough for all the work they put into the kids, their team and the program. Last night, we chose half of our head coaches for the 2022-2023 season. These are all "red" coaches. Head Coaches for the "White" teams will be chosen following tryouts. We want to congratulate the following head coaches:

6th Grade Boys - Dave Kraft

5th Grade Boys - Mark Dick 

4th Grade Boys - Adam Boeker

3rd Grade Boys - Chris Whitaker  

4th Grade Girls - Justin Bryant  

5th Grade Girls - Tavis Bones  

6th Grade Girls - Tim Gronewold  

Thank you to all those interested!

8 Jul

6th Grade Tournament Dates Announced!

Mark your Calendars!

The 2022-2023 Morton Heat 6th grade tournaments will be held on the weekends of Saturday, January 7th, 2023, and Sunday, January 8th, 2023 for the boys. The following week, Saturday, January 14th, 2023, and Sunday, January 15th, 2023 will be the girls' tournament. Sign-ups will start soon! Look forward to seeing you there!

29 Jun

2022 Tryout Dates Set

Heat Families!

Save the dates! 2022-2023 tryouts will be held Saturday September 10, 2022 and Sunday September 18, 2022. Morton Junior High will be the tryout location. Times will be posted as we get closer to these dates!

All 3-6th grade boys and girls looking to be part of the Morton Heat program for 2022-2023 must attend atleast one tryout date.

29 Jun

Red Coaching Applications Available

Morton Heat is pleased to announce that applications for HEAD COACHES for the 2022-2023 season have opened up. At this time, we are ONLY looking for Head Coaches for the RED teams. This includes 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th-grade boys and 4th, 5th, and 6th-grade girls.

We will open applications for WHITE head coaches following tryouts in September.

The deadline to complete the head coaching application is Wednesday, July 6th, 2022. All applications are expected to meet with the Morton Heat board to discuss the possibility of becoming a head coach. Morton Heat will hold coaching "interviews" on Monday, July 11th, at 6 pm at Morton Junior High. The board will be in touch with all applications to set up a 10-15 window for the "interview".

The application is listed here:

If you have any questions, please email

28 Jun

Welcome to your new site!

Welcome to the new Morton Heat website. We are still a work in progress, so check back often to see the latest! 

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