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Well, for the next several Saturdays, basketball audiences in Richmond, VA will have the opportunity to catch some early high school hoops, if yearning for the 2019-20 season to soon get here. The Monarchs of Meadowbrook High School (Chesterfield, VA) are back to host their annual preseason fall league; bringing in multiple public and private school programs from around the 804. This same...read more
Looking to find wherever a ball is bouncing as usual, this past Saturday (8/24) involved me covering my third consecutive ‘Assist Student Athletes’ high school showcase event now, led by Coach William Carter. After back-to-back prospect camps the other weekend (8/17 – 8/18), the ‘ASSIST 804 Top 48’ and ‘ASSIST DMV Top 100’, Carter and his crew decided to again gather up players/teams in...read more
An event I had been anticipating all month finally tipped off this past weekend: The first ever ‘Virginia Live Period Shootout.’ Held on the beautiful campus of Blue Ridge School (St. George, VA), around 18 teams from both in and out of the state constituted the three days full of hoops. Being a break from travel ball, I saw the first session of this two-part showing as a great...read more
I have to be honest, this ‘dead period’ of travel basketball during June gives off a weird type of vibe. Other scouts will probably agree with me, considering how we’ve been so accustomed to attending weekly tournaments. However, excellent news surfaced on my Twitter feed last month when I read that Blue Ridge School (St. George, VA) had put their own plans of hosting a ‘live period...read more