PORTER GAUD HOLIDAY CLASSIC EVENT RECAPS

Previewing the Triad High School Basketball Landscape: Piedmont Classical

It’s been stated before, but the high school basketball scene has transformed into something comparable to NBA free agency. On one hand, the kneejerk reaction is to pose an argument for why/how transferring or reclassifying could have a positive effect on said player. The other side of the token typically points to the lack of loyalty, structure, or overall negative effects that could...

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Piedmont Classical “A Closer Look”

Piedmont Classical “A Closer Look”  Piedmont Classical brings a 9-8 record to the 2nd Annual City of Oaks. They open up against NCHSAA 4A Holly Springs, and don’t let their record fool you. Piedmont Classical has played one of the toughest schedules in the state. It’s not for the “faint of heart,” but one coach Kenneth Free and his players embrace. They have quality wins over NCHSAA 1A...

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The Storylines are why we Can’t Miss the 2nd Annual City of Oaks Classic!!

Phenom's 2nd Annual City of Oaks Classic will take place THIS Saturday (January 11) at North Raleigh Christian Academy. Here are the storylines that matter to the fans, the media, the teams and the coaches alike.

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8 Storylines heading into the Phenom Gate City Classic (Nov. 22-23)

Here are the storylines heading into the weekend in Greensboro for the Phenom Gate City Classic. Check out what you should be looking forward to!

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Triad First 48 Recap & Standouts

The annual Triad 48 hosted by the BlueChip Triad Academy lived up to the billing once again as some of the elite Triad talent battled it out at Forsyth Country Day School. Lewisville, North Carolina- It was quite a spectacle watching this group of athletes compete at their highest levels. The camp provided a stage for established stars to prove their value and other sleepers are looking to make...

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Damion Baugh Vs Shakeel Moore a 40 Piece & a STAR IS BORN!

When the superstars play well, everyone is happy. In this instance the superstars played ridiculously well. Starting with 4-Star, Top 100 2019 recruit Damion Baugh, he dropped a 40 piece. It was an effortless, incredibly spectacular performance. he did anything and got anywhere on the floor he wanted. His handle is sick and his finishing ability is next level. Shakeel Moore is a name known...

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Jamie’s List of Five — Phenom’s National High School Showcase Day 2

6’10” 2020 Moussa Diabate DME Academy (Dayton Beach, FL) Diabate has all the tools you look for in a long term prospect. His frame is off the charts and he has a natural fluidity and athleticism in his cadence. Already, Diabate is a high level defender with the ability to block shots, rebound and switch on the perimeter. He has some Jaren Jackson, Jr. in him on that side of the floor....

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Must Watch Matchups (Part 1) — Phenom’s National High School Showcase (November 16-17)

Must Watch Matchups (Part 1) Phenom’s 5th Annual National High School Showcase November 16-17 at Greensboro Day in Greensboro, NC Trae Hannibal Vs. Shakeel Moore Hartsville (SC) Vs. Piedmont Classical (NC) 6:30 PM on Saturday, November 17 Hannibal is a Top 150 type prospect, in the 2019 class, who is committed to the University of South Carolina. Moore is a Top 150 type prospect, in the 2020...

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Phenom’s High School Jamboree Session 1 — What We’re Looking For (Part 7/10)

Phenom’s High School Jamboree Session 1 What We’re Looking For (Part 7/10) New Life Christian Vs. Piedmont Classical (10:40AM Proehlific Park) Yesterday we spoke about Greensboro Day Vs. Independence High School, a couple of established programs, who will be battling it out at Phenom’s High School Jamboree. However, this one is about two newer programs who are trying to become established, and...

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Diving in With: Jalen King Joiner

Jalen King announced last month he would be returning to two-time state champion Piedmont Classical, instead of a planned transfer to High Point Christian Academy. Greensboro, North Carolina- The decision wasn’t an easy one for Joiner, but after immense thought and prayer with his family they decided Piedmont Classical was ultimately the best option. “I have decided to transfer back to Piedmont...

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North Carolina Top 80 Recaps — Players Firmly Plant Themselves on the High Major & Top 100 Radars

The North Carolina Top 80 is a major platform for kids throughout the state of North Carolina. The best of the best come to stake their claim among the top prospects in the country. However, it also has allows many players, who are not nationally ranked, to boost their stock in front of national media and college coaches alike. Here is a look at some of the guys who used this national platform...

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