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Battle of the Lake

The Battle of the Lake is one of the best kept secrets in the state. Once a sleepy little mill town, the city of Mooresville has grown in part due to the growth of  Lake Norman. Mooresville, a city school vs. Lake Norman has become a rivalry and the capacity crowd on Tuesday night showcased the interest the game has to the student bodies of each perspective school. In the girls game,...

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Phenom Open Gym Tour: “Don’t Sleep on Mooresville”

Phenom Open Gym Tour: “Don’t sleep on Mooresville” Phenom Hoops traveled to Mooresville to kick start the 2022-23 basketball season to cover open gym. Last season, Coach Armard Moore led Mooresville to one of the most successful years for the Blue Devils. Mooresville finished 10-2 in the Greater Metro 4A and an impressive 21-4 overall record. Coach Moore lost his top three players due to...

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New presence at Mooresville: 2024 Travelle Bryson

Player: Travelle BrysonClass: 2024Position: SGHeight: 6’3School: Mooresville HS 2024 Travelle Bryson should be a name that will catch on more and will look to continue the recent success at Mooresville this upcoming season.  The 6’3 shooting guard has had a strong summer, whether it was at the Phenom Team Camp or at other team camps.  But he is really putting his name on the map around the...

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POB’s Eye Catchers from Phenom Team Camp (Day 1, Part 3)

Delani Hammonds 2023 Darius Abraham (Harding): Abraham had a solid day on the floor, as the senior leader played like he usually does; strong and created. He continues to produce, finishing strong around the basket, a scorer from multiple levels, and one that can really get after it on both ends.  He continues to be a key piece for his team to help win games. 2025 Wesley White (West...

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Phenom Open Practice: Langtree Charter Academy

Phenom Hoops traveled out to the Mooresville area to check in on an open practice at Langtree Charter Academy, as this is a program on the rise and looking to make more of a name for themselves. Coming off a season in which they were able to record seven wins on the season, the coaching staff is looking to take the next step with a few new and young names in North Carolina.

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North Carolina Jr. Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 4

Team 4 Coach: Mason Padgett #5: 4’11 ’25 Jalen Mills (Hope Mills) Starting things off, we look at a player that really knows how to stand out with his nonstop effort and team-first approach, Jalen Mills. He’s a tough, scrappy guard prospect with a nice handle and quality vision as a playmaker. Mills looks to set up teammates whenever possible but also knows how to take advantage of easy scoring...

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Phenom All-American Camp Evaluations: Team 7

Team 7 Coach: Mark Hughes   #8: 5’6 ’23 Travelle Bryson (Langtree Charter Academy) Starting things off, we look at a player that competed well against bigger/older opponents, Travelle Bryson. He’s a young, slightly undersized guard prospect that handles and passes the ball well. Bryson is a well-rounded floor general against his own age group, but stood out at camp with his ability to shoot...

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Afternoon Standouts at Phenom’s Queen City Middle School Showcase

WNC Warriors: 6’0 ’23 Zack Meyers- The wing prospect possesses an abundance of two-way tools and utilizes them regularly. He’s strong, active, and has quite a dynamic offensive skillset, able to reliably take over and burden the scoring load whenever needed. Meyers has an excellent feel for the game and understands how to get downhill and attack the rim, but is also capable of spotting-up along...

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#PhenomQCMSS Late Afternoon/Evening Standouts: NW School of the Arts

Game Eight: Team Loaded 704 14U (71) Vs Queen City Thunder 14U (61) Team Loaded 704: 5’11 2023 Darius Abraham: 18 Points Abraham is an incredibly advanced scorer for his age, cold blooded in his approach, he makes a killing off the opposition’s defensive lapses, capitalizing on just about every opportunity possible.  He’s a knockdown shooter with excellent mechanics and he should continue to...

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