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‘Off the Radar’: Ben Li

Twitter: @benli_ Instagram: @benli_8 *Photo taken by ‘North Pole Hoops’   Well, with the Class of 2019 having picked up their diplomas and departed from the high school scene, I guess we can officially acknowledge 2020 students as the new ‘top dogs’ on school grounds. There’s a lot of talent in this Virginia high school basketball rising senior group; very likewise to the 2019 prospects....

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Phenom Hoops AAU Open Gym Tour: District WAWG 17u (3/30/19)

Twitter: @UAADistrictWAWG Instagram: @uaadistrictwawg   A new face in the Under Armour Association (UAA) circuit, I definitely recommend folks to get familiar with the District WAWG program, if they have not already. Director Stefan Welsh, a former Arkansas Razorbacks basketball standout and current head varsity coach of Woodside High School (Newport News, VA), has put in the work to...

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VISAA Division II State Tournament Final Four (3/1/19 – 3/2/19)

  The 2018-19 season for Virginia private school basketball officially wrapped up this past weekend in Chesterfield, VA, as the Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association (VISAA) held its Final Four of the state tournament at Virginia State University. During the last two seasons, I’ve been able to check out this event as a spectator (during spring breaks in college), but found more...

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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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