Phenom Hoops AAU Open Gym Tour: Team Loaded 804 17u (4/30/19)

  Acknowledged as one of Richmond, VA’s renowned AAU grassroots organizations, it’s safe to say most know plenty about Team Loaded when it comes to talks about travel ball. The program features many different teams of age divisions and produces next-level talent on a yearly basis. On Tuesday night, I made an evening drive down to the U-Turn Sports Performance Academy facility (Henrico...

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Mid-Season Thoughts (2018-19 804 HS Hoops)

mM   This winter season has had its fill of exciting moments so far. The young guys in the Richmond, VA area don’t play around when it comes to on-court competition. In the case of pretty much every basketball season, this season has flown by. Each hoops season can take up to about 4-5 months, longer than most other sports, but I can’t believe we’re already in January. It’s almost like high...

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SPIRE Institute vs. Life Christian Academy (12/5/18)

  Final Score: SPIRE – 91 Life Christian – 79   The news broke out several weeks ago that widely-known high school prospect, LaMelo Ball, would bring his talents to Ettrick, VA in early December. Immediately after hearing word on the street, residents in the area knew they had to get their tickets in advance. Held at Virginia State University (a smart tactic in my opinion),...

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