PORTER GAUD HOLIDAY CLASSIC EVENT RECAPS

Phenom Hoop State: Quality Education vs. NC Storm

Day 2 continued and boy oh boy, did we get a thriller in this one. This was a back-and-forth affair all game long, with neither team being able to break away from each other.  TO start the game though, QEA came out red hot as Camian Shell led a balanced attack that helped get out to a 21-7 lead after the first quarter but NC Storm answered right back in the second quarter, outscoring QEA...

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Phenom HoopState Championship: Combine Academy vs. Quality Education

The action continued in Rock Hill, as the top-seeded Combine Academy started its event against Quality Education.  Both teams really came out strong on both ends, with Quality Education putting Combine on their heels early, attacking the basket, and being aggressive at the rim.  They also wanted to get out and run when they could but head coach Jeff McInnis got his team going and eventually took...

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Phenom HoopState Championship Matchup Preview: Combine Academy vs. Quality Education

The Phenom HoopState Championship brings you some of the best teams that haven’t competed for a state championship in the NCHSAA and NCISAA, all under one building to compete for a title. Last year, Moravian Prep took home the title but this year, it looks to be even deeper and it is anyone’s ball game. To get geared up for the event, we want to preview some of the matchups you will see on Friday, with much more coverage coming.

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Winston-Salem Christian vs. Quality Eduction “T LEW’s Takeaways”

TLEW’s Takeaways Quality Education vs. Winston Salem Christian  Phenom Hoops made the trip down to Winston Salem to see the showdown between Quality Education and Winston Salem Christian. These two teams are filled with so much talent. When teams are filled with this much talent the tougher more together team usually comes out on top. On Tuesday night the tougher more together team was...

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COACH’S CORNER: QEA’s Andre Gould Speaks on New Challenge + What He’ll Bring from CHAMPS WSSP!

We talk to a legend in North Carolina, a head coach that has won six state titles as a head coach and three championships as an assistant coach. Coach Andre Gould was born and raised in New York, so he dives what it was like to move to North Carolina and his time at WSSU. He then dives into his journey up to the top, winning several titles and then eventually becoming the head coach at W-S Prep. Now he is at Quality Education and looking to showcase the talent at the program. What made him change to QEA and what is he excited about? And how does he want to be remembered as a coach? We discuss it all.

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A Potential Rivalry: Quality Education versus Winston-Salem Christian

The spring/summer of 2020 has been nothing short of bizarre. A virus has halted all sports and any possible grassroots activity, but there is still plenty of movement happening across the landscape. Take two of the most recent coaching moves, Antonio Lowe returning to Winston-Salem after his dominant two seasons at Moravian Prep and Andre Gould moving to Quality Education after being the most...

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Phenom HoopState Championship Recaps: Day 3

Phenom Hoops and HoopState wanted to bring an opportunity for programs to compete for a championship and that is what has happened, with eight programs coming to Lincolnton to play for bragging rights. On Thursday, Friday and Saturday, we bring you some of the best talent and teams form the state. Follow us throughout the event, as we provide coverage and recaps throughout.

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Phenom HoopState Championship Recaps: Day 2

Phenom Hoops and HoopState wanted to bring an opportunity for programs to compete for a championship and that is what has happened, with eight programs coming to Lincolnton to play for bragging rights. On Thursday, Friday and Saturday, we bring you some of the best talent and teams form the state. Follow us throughout the event, as we provide coverage and recaps throughout.

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Day 1 Takeaways/ What to watch for on Day 2: #PhenomHoopState Championship

It was a great day of basketball in Lincolnton and you could certainly feel the energy and intensity in the building… these teams came to compete for a championship. With four games in the books and winners moving a bit closer to the ultimate goal, we had a few notes and takeaways from Day 1, while also what we are looking at on Day 2.

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