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2019 Blue Ridge School ‘Fall Shootout’ (10/12/19) Standouts

Colleges in Attendance: Davis & Elkins College and Bridgewater College     While St. George, VA tends to have a calm, hushed vibe surrounding its community for the majority of its days, one can expect to see activity pick up whenever the Blue Ridge School men’s varsity basketball program hosts an event. Having covered their showcases on three different occasions in the last year,...

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Virginia Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 5

Team 5 Coach: Rashad Delenia   #65: 5’5 ’22 Reuben McEachern (Henrico) Starting things off, we look at a player that simply knows how to make his presence felt on both ends of the floor, despite his lack of size, Reuben McEachern. He’s a smart, high-motor point guard prospect with excellent penetrating skills and the ability to score with efficiency from all three levels. McEachern is a...

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Jamie’s Names You Got to Know — Virginia Phenom 150

5’10” 2021 Jason Nelson of John Marshall (Richmond, VA) There is something about Nelson that just exudes winning. He gets wherever he wants on the floor, he is a shot-maker from every level and he has court vision and a craftiness about his game that just gets things done. He most recently visited Vanderbilt, walking away with an offer (to join the likes of Richmond, VCU, Drexel and...

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Player Standouts at Virginia Phenom 150 Camp

#83- Jason Nelson- Despite the many impressive point guard prospects on display, Nelson was in a league of his own throughout camp. He’s incredibly smart, quick, and consistently sets the tone on both ends of the floor. Nelson leads through communication and by example, always setting the floor for others, defending with purpose, and applying efficient three-level scoring pressure. He has all...

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Prospect Talk: William Lee

Twitter: @willmyleslee2 Instagram: @fullycharged_will   Well, we’re now in another ‘quiet period’ within the basketball scene, as the 2019 travel season has passed by and high school hoops won’t start up for another couple of months. Nonetheless, daily workouts for improvement never truly ends for driven players and they’ll have the final portion of this summer, headed into the fall, to...

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‘Virginia Live Period Shootout’ Session I, Day 3 Standouts (6/23/19)

  An event I had been anticipating all month finally tipped off this past weekend: The first ever ‘Virginia Live Period Shootout.’ Held on the beautiful campus of Blue Ridge School (St. George, VA), around 18 teams from both in and out of the state constituted the three days full of hoops. Being a break from travel ball, I saw the first session of this two-part showing as a great...

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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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