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After nearly two months of games being played every other day, The Steward School’s (Richmond, VA) hosted summer league of 2019 officially came to a close last night. This being a yearly event, I applaud the school program’s efforts in putting together yet another strong collection of competitors around the 804 area of Virginia. Having covered this league for the past few weeks, I...read more
Coming off of a weekend spent in Northern Virginia, I returned back to my familiar territory in Richmond, VA for the ongoing summer league hosted by The Steward School.read more
Yesterday evening saw me again make the 45-minute drive to the West End of Henrico County, VA for continuation of The Steward School’s hosted annual high school summer league. As I predicted, more faces arrived to participate in the competition, following last week’s ‘live period’ for travel basketball. As they say, the more the merrier, and I had the privilege of scouting a slate of...read more
Acknowledged as one of Richmond, VA’s renowned AAU grassroots organizations, it’s safe to say most know plenty about Team Loaded when it comes to talks about travel ball. The program features many different teams of age divisions and produces next-level talent on a yearly basis. On Tuesday night, I made an evening drive down to the U-Turn Sports Performance Academy facility (Henrico...read more
Yesterday evening, I spent time down in Richmond, VA checking out two varsity games at different locations: Amelia Academy at Steward School, followed by Midlothian High School at Clover Hill High School. Scouting two games in one night doesn’t come quite often so I knew it was a must to seize the opportunity when it presented itself. The first contest at Steward School gave me the chance...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...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...read more