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Twitter: @TheParkBball Instagram: @opjacketsbasketball Osbourn Park High School (Manassas, VA) Classification: Virginia High School League (VHSL) Class 6, Region B District: Cedar Run I tell you, this preseason for high school basketball sure has been a blur up to this point. Halloween will be here next Thursday and then less than two weeks remain until most teams hold...read more
Looking to find wherever a ball is bouncing as usual, this past Saturday (8/24) involved me covering my third consecutive ‘Assist Student Athletes’ high school showcase event now, led by Coach William Carter. After back-to-back prospect camps the other weekend (8/17 – 8/18), the ‘ASSIST 804 Top 48’ and ‘ASSIST DMV Top 100’, Carter and his crew decided to again gather up players/teams in...read more
Classes for high school students either already have or will start back up in the next week or so, which means we can expect a couple of ‘back-to-school’ fall basketball showcases taking place. The ‘Assist Student Athletes’ team, led by CEO William Carter, specifically stayed busy this past weekend in hosting two separate events within the regions of Northern and Central Virginia,...read more
Twitter: @ballislifekww Instagram: @d1.wilson Still acknowledged as one of Northern Virginia’s premier travel basketball programs, Higher Level AAU has enjoyed solid success so far in the first portion of this 2019 travel season. I’ve been trying my best to keep an eye on them, especially after making trips up North several times during my recent ‘AAU open gym tour’ to preview the Higher...read more
Twitter: @HigherLevelSports Instagram: @higher_level_aau I decided to continue my ‘AAU open gym tour’ with another visit up North in the Manassas, VA area to check out Higher Level 17u, after seeing their 16u squad last month. It turns out that two separate teams actually make up the 17u bunch; something I didn’t know prior to Thursday evening. Regardless, I guess one could say that the...read more
Another productive day well spent in the gym last weekend, as I traveled up north to cover the 2018 Fall Mid-Atlantic Showcase, hosted by ‘Millennium Prospects’ and the ‘Higher Level Academy.’ The afternoon session took place at Osbourn Park High School, located in Manassas, VA. Pulling up in the parking lot, I noticed a familiar face arriving right behind me: Darius Wilson, the CEO/head...read more