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2019 Phenom Hoops High School Open Gym Tour: Osbourn Park HS

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...

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Coach Convo: New Beginnings, w/ Darius Wilson

  Being a part of the basketball community, there’s been many times in which I would notice a former teammate and/or coach move on up from one sports-based job to another. A number of career positions remain possible with surrounding fields of coaching, broadcasting, skills training, athletics communication, and more. It inevitably takes hard work to find and keep a job in the sports world...

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Prospect Talk: Hayden James

Twitter: @Ja10Hay Instagram: @haydenjames15   Whenever a gym opens up in the Northern Virginia (NOVA) area, one can typically expect players and trainees of the ‘Higher Level’ amateur basketball program to always find their way inside. Led by the organization’s CEO and head skills trainer, Darius Wilson, he and many other young NOVA ballers spend countless hours in the gym daily. That being...

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2019 ‘ASSIST DMV Top 100 HS Showcase’ (8/18/19)

  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,...

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Prospect Talk: Ethan Wilson

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...

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Phenom Hoops AAU Open Gym Tour: Higher Level Sports Girls 17u (4/23/19)

Twitter: @HLSGirlsBBall Instagram: @higherlevelgirlsbball   As this ‘open gym tour’ continues for AAU hoops, it feels like I’ve spent most of my time up in Northern Virginia (NOVA) thus far; an area containing many talented programs. I found myself back in Manassas, VA on Tuesday evening to swing by the ladies 17u squad of Higher Level Sports. Their 90-minute practice once again displayed...

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Phenom Hoops AAU Open Gym Tour: Higher Level 17u Premier (4/11/19)

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...

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Phenom Hoops AAU Open Gym Tour: Higher Level 17u Elite (4/11/19)

Twitter: @HigherLevelAAU 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...

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Phenom Hoops AAU Open Gym Tour: Higher Level 16u (3/24/19)

Twitter: @HigherLevelAAU Instagram: @higher_level_aau   Another school season is in the books and travel basketball has now officially began for this month of March and onward. After witnessing plenty of intense matchups and memorable moments during the winter, I can’t wait to see what this spring has in store. Quite a few established travel/AAU programs make up regions of Virginia, so I...

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