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Colleges in Attendance: Richmond, William & Mary, Rhode Island, VMI, Hampton, and Randolph-Macon. I decided to open up this week by heading down to Chesterfield County, VA last night for a matchup between the L.C. Bird Skyhawks hosting the Monacan Chiefs. The two Chesterfield teams entered the Monday night contest with fairly similar records; Monacan had been 6-2, while L.C. Bird stood...read more
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...read more
With tryouts completed and schedules finalized, it’s safe to say that the 2018-19 high school basketball season has officially arrived. Before games start taking place in the upcoming days/weeks, I had the opportunity to make a stop at The Steward School for a morning three-team scrimmage between the hosted Spartans, Monacan High School, and Lee-Davis High School. Getting a first look at all...read more
Twitter: @MonacanHoops Monacan High School (North Chesterfield, VA) Classification: Class 4, Region B 2017-18 Record: 15-10 Continuing the Success Varsity head coach RJ Spelsberg and the Chiefs of Monacan High School definitely have had a good ride for the last few seasons. In 2016, they took home the VHSL 4A state crown. During the following two seasons, Spelsberg’s group made deep...read more