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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: Savion Helm

Twitter: @savionhelm Instagram: @kingsav   After a year’s worth of hard work, dating to around this time back in 2018, many can officially say the Blue Ridge Barons (St. George, VA) once again rests at the top of the Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association (VISAA) Division II classification. Last March, the program fell to the Miller School (Charlottesville, VA) in the state title...

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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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‘Coaches for the Cure Classic’ (2/2/19)

  I guess one could say Saturday was a MOVIE in Richmond, VA. Making my way to the historic Arthur Ashe Jr. Center in the downtown area, I arrived for the 7th annual ‘Coaches for the Cure Classic’ presented by ‘Team Loaded AAU.’ With plenty of online promotion and buzz, I had no doubt that members from around the city would stop by to spend some of the afternoon/evening in the gym. Those...

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Season Preview: Blue Ridge School

  Blue Ridge School (St. George, VA) Classification: VISAA Division II 2017-18 Record: 21-10     This past Monday, I made my second trip to the school campus up in the mountains of St. George to partake in the Barons’ first-ever Media Day. After watching the team put on a clinic last month, during their hosted ‘Fall Shootout,’ I definitely had some eagerness to watch the varsity...

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