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From winning a state title at East Rutherford HS, to a grad assistant at Gardner-Webb to now being the head coach at Thomas Jefferson, Coach Jones has seen it all. He talks with Rick Lewis about his journey and his journeys at East Rutherford, Burns, and now Thomas Jefferson, along with now being the coach at Pro Skills 16u. What is his philosophy of coaching and what has been his most memorable moment as a head coach so far?read more
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.read more
Twitter: @ttiller622 Instagram: @ttiller.2 In covering both the ‘Tri-City Holiday Classic’ (December 2018) and ‘William W. Lawson, Jr. Classic’ (January 2019) this season, one particular team caught my eye in the back-to-back events: Thomas Jefferson High School (TJ). The Vikings showed out with their breathtaking pace and style of play during the four total games I watched them compete...read more
The athletics department of Petersburg High School sure has stayed busy these past two weeks. After covering the three-day ‘Tri-City Holiday Classic’ last week, I once again made my way down to the school yesterday for another hosted event: the annual ‘William W. Lawson Jr. Classic.’ Only a one-day event, a good mix of programs from mostly the 804 and 757 area codes, along with two teams...read more
During the latter part of this past week, I took the trip down to Petersburg, VA for a final high school hoops event of 2018: the annual ‘Tri-City Holiday Classic.’ Held at Petersburg High School this year, the tournament hosted eight teams from different regions of Virginia for a three-day bracket. I always enjoy attending tournaments like these because it especially gives one a strong...read more