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Commitment Alert: 2019 Jamon Battle heading to UNC Asheville

Each and every time Phenom Hoop Report gets to report or sees a commitment from a player we have seen over the years, it is always a fantastic day.  It is great to see players achieve their goal to play at the next level and it is such a great accomplishment for that player. Here is the latest commitment. Player: Jamon Battle Class: 2019 Committed to: UNC Asheville What the Player Said: Q: What...

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Recruitment to the Next Level: Private vs. Public High School

  I’ve always seen this month, April, as possibly one of the most nerve-wracking times for high school seniors. The feelings of stress/anxiety may all take place because this becomes the time when most make their decisions for the next chapter after graduation. For the hoopers, this is especially true, as I’m starting to see many guys sign their college commitment papers as the days...

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2019 804 All-Star Game (3/16/19)

  I could feel the buzz and anticipation in Henrico County, VA yesterday evening immediately upon arriving to the area. It was for good reason too, as spectators would get a final look at the enormously talented 2019 class in the annual ‘804 All-Star Game.’ In its 16th year, Stephen Lewis (assistant coach at St. Christopher’s School) did an excellent job with the organization of this event...

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VHSL 5B Regional Semifinals: Douglas Freeman HS vs. L.C. Bird HS (2/19/19)

  After watching Varina High School (Henrico, VA) easily walk away with a win in their own semifinals matchup against Prince George High School (Prince George, VA) in the previous game, the gym began to fill even more to check out the second game of the evening: the #6 seed Douglas Freeman Rebels (Henrico, VA) arrived to take on L.C. Bird High School, slotted as the #2 seed. With a lot of...

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Monacan HS @ L.C. Bird HS (1/7/19)

  Colleges in Attendance: Richmond, William & Mary, Rhode Island, VMI, Hampton, and Randolph-Macon.     I decided to open up this week by heading down to Chesterfield County, VA last night for a matchup between the L.C. Bird Skyhawks hosting the Monacan Chiefs. The two Chesterfield teams entered the Monday night contest with fairly similar records; Monacan had been 6-2, while...

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