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Prospect Talk: Kristy Hamze

Twitter: @kristy_hamze Instagram: @kristyhamze   Attempting to get a look at many teams as possible this season, it didn’t take long to recognize the amount of talented girls’ basketball programs in Richmond, VA. I had the chance to see several teams in a couple of events, most notably the ‘Times-Dispatch Invitational’ (TDIT) tournament (December 2018) and ‘Athletes for Awareness’ showcase...

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‘Phenom’s Picks’: K-Rob’s 804 Edition (2018-19 HS Season)

    Man, have I enjoyed covering high school hoops for the last several months. With the 2019 season officially coming to an end this weekend (3/9), I decided to put together a list of superlatives for the Richmond, VA area’s talent. Other members on the Phenom Hoops team plan to release features of their own respective regions as well; we’re titling this series, ‘Phenom’s Picks.’ Hope...

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Virginia Prep League Championship: St. Anne’s-Belfield School vs. Trinity Episcopal School (2/23/19)

  Yesterday evening allowed me the chance to cover a third championship game in the past two days, as I made way into the nice campus of St. Christopher’s School for a final Virginia Prep League (VPL) contest between St. Anne’s-Belfield School (STAB) (Charlottesville, VA) and Trinity Episcopal School (TES) (Richmond, VA). Likewise to the 5B region title game between L.C. Bird High School...

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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...

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Central Virginia Homeschool @ Trinity Episcopal School; Varsity Girls (12/13/18)

  Swung by Trinity Episcopal School for some mid-week action last night! Many recognize the Titans as one of the top teams in the Richmond area; they now sit at 5-0 after Wednesday night’s victory. Matched up against Central Virginia Homeschool (6-2), they made it loud and clear how they plan to keep defending their home floor.   Final Score: Trinity Episcopal – 78 Central Virginia...

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‘Sleepy Thompson Basketball Tournament’ (12/6 – 12/8/18) Recap

  Every year around this time, in early December, the upper campus of St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes School (SSSAS) knows to expect both some new and familiar faces arriving for a weekend stay in the Alexandria, VA area. This completely has to do with SSSAS hosting their annual ‘Sleepy Thompson Basketball Tournament,’ one of the most prestigious high school hoops events in the Northern VA...

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Trinity Episcopal School vs. Saint John Paul the Great Catholic HS (11/28/18)

  It was a battle of Northern Virginia vs. Richmond on Wednesday night, as the Titans of Trinity Episcopal made the trip up to Dumfries, VA for an evening showdown against Saint John Paul the Great Catholic High School. A good crowd showed up for the Wolves’ home opener and the energy within the gym persisted all night long. Being the first official regular-season game of the school year...

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3-Team Scrimmage, hosted by John Marshall HS (11/17/18)

  After checking out some scrimmages over at The Steward School that morning, I made my way to Old Brook Road for a three-team matchup between John Marshall High School, Trinity Episcopal School, and Phoebus High School. One would’ve thought a regular-season rivalry game was taking place considering how packed the gym became. I got a chance to see John Marshall and TES in game time action...

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‘Blue Ridge Fall Shootout’ Recap

  For the past two seasons, I’ve had the chance to watch the Blue Ridge men’s basketball team compete in the state tournament; they took home the VISAA Division II crown in 2017 when I saw the program in live play for the first time. This past Saturday, I finally made the trip up toward St. George, VA for a visit to the private boarding school. The Barons acted as hosts for the day, as...

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