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2019 ‘ASSIST 804 Top 48 Camp’; Girls’ Standouts (8/17/19)

Saturday (8/17) saw the annual ‘ASSIST 804 Top 48 Camp’ happen in Prince George High School’s (Prince George, VA) gymnasium. Two split sessions, girls in the morning to early afternoon followed by boys from mid-afternoon to evening, made up the entire hoops-filled day.

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VHSL 5B Regional Girls Championship: L.C. Bird HS vs. Highland Springs HS (2/22/19)

  Two of the top Lady teams in Richmond, VA met last night at Hermitage High School (Henrico, VA) to face off in one final showdown of the 5B Regional Tournament. I saw both the L.C. Bird Skyhawks (Chesterfield, VA) and Highland Springs Springers (Highland Springs, VA) more recently during my coverage of the annual ‘Athletes for Awareness’ showcase last month. Having a good feel for how the...

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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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Times Dispatch Invitational Tournament; Boys Varsity (12/19/18 – 12/21/18)

  The renowned Times Dispatch Invitational (TDIT) got up and running this past Wednesday with eight boys’ varsity teams from around the Richmond, VA area all participating in first-round matchups. I remember coming home for Christmas break last year while in college and checking out the thrilling TDIT 2017 championship between Varina High School and Trinity Episcopal School. Fast forward to...

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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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