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Antonee Abraham “Dropping Dimes”

Antonee Abraham “Dropping Dimes” Coach Mike Wright has something special brewing at Liberty Heights. They are currently 2-0 and had an even more impressive 76-60 win over a very talented Piedmont Classical team at the Carmel Christian Tip Off Classic sponsored by Phenom Hoops. Leading the way has been the 1-2 scoring punch of 6’9 Tay Williams and 6’6  Kahari Rogers. However, with any good team,...

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Tyler Fearne “Stepping Up”

Tyler Fearne “Stepping Up” For 6’6 “reclassed junior” Tyler Fearne, he has been quietly binding his time. Last season, Fearne played for Hickory Ridge High School. He transferred to Concord First Assembly and had the luxury to reclass which gives him another year of high school basketball. Fearne is a super slender wing that needs to gain additional strength and weight. That being said,...

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Miles Magical Five: #CCSTOC19 Day Two Late Slate

6’3 2021 Nick Green: Henderson Collegiate (5-8 From the Field, 5-7 From Deep, 15 Points, 6 Rebounds, 2 Steals) Green is a vital piece to a Henderson Collegiate squad that features an abundance of backcourt talent. His ability to impact the game as a 3 & D guy is a perfect compliment to the playmaking of Javonte Waverly, the dynamic offensive force of Kalib Matthews, and the steadying...

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Robert Dillingham “Poised beyond his years”

Robert Dillingham “Poised beyond his years”’ Robert Dillingham is only 14 years old and is playing as a freshman for Coach Jeff McInnis of Combine Academy. He came into the event with an outstanding reputation as being one of the more, if not, most talented freshman in the state. As the old saying goes, “The proof is in the pudding,” and what the young and uber talented point guard did this past...

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David vs. Goliath

David vs. Goliath For Henderson Collegiate and the Royal Knights travel ball team, it’s a “we over me” mentality and this NCHSAA 1A Charter School in Henderson, North Carolina has embellished and embraced the attitude, “we will play anyone, anywhere attitude.” For Coach George Marshall and his side kick Stanley Yarborough, they simply get the big picture.  Coach Yarborough coaches the...

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Carmel Christian Tip Off Classic Final thoughts, take a ways and stock boosters

Final thoughts, take a ways and stock boosters There is no event on a national level that kick starts the beginning of the high school basketball season than the Carmel Christian Tip Off Classic sponsored by Phenom Hoops. More importantly, we will take a closer look at our final thoughts, take a ways and overall stock booster from this star-studded event.  Number One Point Guard Nationally...

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Carmel Christian Tip Off Classic Saturday Early Standouts

Carmel Christian Tip Off Classic Saturday Early Standouts 6’8 ’20 Tay Williams (Liberty Heights) In the win over a very talented Piedmont Classical team, Williams had a complete all-around game. With his length and athleticism, he creates problems especially on the defensive end of the court. He has good anticipation and has the ability to block or alter shots in the paint. For the game,...

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Miles Magical Five: #CCSTOC19 Day Two Early Slate

6’6 2020 Kahari Rogers: Liberty Heights (20 Points, 7-13 from the field, 3-8 from deep, 4 Rebounds, 2 Assists) Kahari Rogers continues to show everyone that he’s a must watch guy for mid-major coaches. At 6’6 he can score from all over the court and in a bevy of ways. He’s a lethal spot up threat with the ability to create his own jumper off the bounce from beyond the arc or in the mid range....

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Carmel Christian Tip Off “Coach Rick’s From the Sidelines” Opening Day

Carmel Christian Tip Off Classic Opening Day from the Sidelines It was another exciting opening night for the Carmel Christian Tip Off Classic sponsored by Phenom Hoops. In the 4:30pm game, it was Hickory Grove pulling out a tough, hard fought win over Christ School by the school of 61-56. Leading the way was 6’4 ’21 AJ Smith with a game high 31 points. We’re talking about a strong, physical,...

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Miles Magical Five: #CCSTOC19 Night One

6’4 2021 AJ Smith: Hickory Grove Christian 31 Points AJ Smith has proved to be one of the most intimidating backcourt players in the HoopState with his dawg like mentality and grown man physical traits. He competes at both ends of the floor with a ton of purpose, finishing with 4 steals by the halftime break and continued his relentlessness at the other end of the floor. Smith found a way to...

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Carmel Christian Tip-Off Classic Schedule Announced

To start the high school season off with a bang, we head to Charlotte to check-in for the Carmel Christian Tip-Off Classic presented by Phenom Hoops.  Talent from across the state and region come together under one roof to get the high school season started.  Check out the schedule below as well as a full breakdown of each matchup. Make sure to get there early, as the gym will be PACKED once...

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Jamie’s List of Five — Carmel Christian Tip-Off Classic

Jamie’s List of Five Carmel Christian Tip Off Classic It was a pretty spectacular two days. The crowd was incredible, thanks to the fans of Charlotte, North Carolina for showing out. The play on the court warranted a raucous crowd, as the big time players made big time play after big time play. Here is who we saw as the event’s top performers… 6’5” 2019 Josh Nickelberry (Louisville) Northwood...

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