In the winter, students in grades 5-8 have the opportunity to participate in the sport of basketball at NCS. The program is composed of junior varsity and varsity teams for both boys and girls. Throughout the season, the teams compete against local public and private middle schools. The season begins in mid-November with team conditioning and practices with official games beginning in December and running through mid-February.

This program provides the opportunity for players to develop communications and team work skills, as well as, maintaining good physical condition. At the end of the season, the varsity teams have the opportunity to participate in an exciting end of season tournament.