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‘Unsigned Senior Spotlight’: Charles Tart

Twitter: @TartCharles Instagram: @sk2.c   Well, it’s official; the Varina Blue Devils have officially finished the regular-season with the best record in Richmond, VA, at 20-1 overall. Their sole loss happened during a visit to L.C. Bird High School (Chesterfield, VA) last month on January 31st. Most expected Varina to once again take over this season as one of the top teams. I mean, heck, when...

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‘Off the Radar’: Jordan Hernandez

Twitter: @Faamoous_jaay Instagram: @faamoous.jaay   Man, the varsity hoops squad at Varina High School (Richmond, VA) can’t be stopped this season. After a recent 65-60 win this past Saturday (1/19) against Princess Anne High School, the Blue Devils now remain undefeated at 11-0. After finishing 26-2 and capturing the Class 5 state championship last season, they definitely look more than capable...

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Mid-Season Thoughts (2018-19 804 HS Hoops)

mM   This winter season has had its fill of exciting moments so far. The young guys in the Richmond, VA area don’t play around when it comes to on-court competition. In the case of pretty much every basketball season, this season has flown by. Each hoops season can take up to about 4-5 months, longer than most other sports, but I can’t believe we’re already in January. It’s almost like high...

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Times Dispatch Invitational Tournament; Girls Varsity (12/19/18 – 12/21/18)

  To my peers in the basketball community, I’m sure we can all acknowledge that this time of the year, around Christmas, tends to always bring some good hoops action. This mostly stems from various distinguished high school basketball tournaments happening all around the country. It was the 804’s turn this week, as the annual Times Dispatch Invitational (TDIT) got into play this past Wednesday...

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Phenom Hoops Open Gym Tour: Varina HS (10/4/18)

Twitter: @BoysVarina   Varina High School (Henrico, VA) Classification: Class 5, Region B 2017-18 Record: 26-2, Class 5 State Champions Colleges in Attendance: Virginia State   I got a first look at the Blue Devils’ squad during CNU’s annual Fall Team Camp two weekends ago. They had a stellar tournament run to make it all the way to the championship game. Leaving from that camp, I had a handful...

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