Monthly Archives: September 2015

SPOOKY NOOK UPDATES

The fall recruiting went out with a loud bang yesterday. While most of the action to place in Spooky Nook. The Coyle Cardinals were busy doing damage in D.C. It was a weekend that left many folks and coaches smiling for good … Continue reading

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Luciana Thomas Background Story

First a number coaches asked me are they two late on two kids Desi Allen and Luciana Thomas…my guess is “No” but you be wise to call Coach Brown at Neptune…and Coach Whalen of St. Rose both are vets of … Continue reading

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5 THINGS YOU MAY WANT TO KNOW!

Yogi Berra said it best “it’s ain’t over until it over” and there are a number of players still on the recruiting board… FROM EACH CLASS THE YOU MAY NOT KNOW OR HAVE FORGOTTEN ABOUT. These are the players who are talented but their circumstances … Continue reading

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MEGAN HUGHES IS READY!

 One of the best scoring guards in the Shore Ocean County never gets the same love as Monmouth County. Each year Monmouth County dominates the Shore and state ranking. When it comes to the awards at the end of the year. … Continue reading

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YOU BETTER HAVE A GAME PLAN

Recruiting has become a competition for attention. The NCAA has made life hard on players and coaches. The fall recruiting period is the hardest of all for coaches. They are getting ready for their seasons and want to spend as … Continue reading

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GIGI CAPONEGRO MAKES A CLASSY MOVE

By now most know that other SJV senior has given Long Island University a verbal commitment. She becomes the 3rd SJV senior to commit to a D1 basketball program this year and 4th to get a scholarship. But of all the … Continue reading

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ALYSSA SCHRIVER…THE REAL DEAL SHOWS UP!

Nothing brings a smile to my face more than when a surprise talent shows up at Core Skills or NBS. The list of kids who have come out of nowhere to shine is too long to list. But it happens … Continue reading

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IT WAS A GREAT NIGHT OFF THE COURT

Yesterday was the start of the high school fall league at the Hoop Group Headquarters. It was an exciting night, but not for the reasons you make expect. What makes the fall league so exciting is what goes on off … Continue reading

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KELLIE CROUCH DOES THE RIGHT THING

It’s over and WAGNER COLLEGE just out waited the competition and now is getting the best available senior point guard in the state of New Jersey. They say recruiting is a long grind when you want a great player. In the case of Kellie Crouch, Wagner College was … Continue reading

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JOE GREEN THE BEST I EVER KNEW!

My daughter  never saw my weep, I said weep not cry. The reason was I found out my brother had colon cancer. Now I speak to my brother only a few times a year. My family is not the warm and cozy … Continue reading

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LETS HAVE A LITTLE DEBATE

  Its official the school year has started. Now the high school season starts to take shape. Teammates get to see each other every day. The team chemistry starts to build and even if AAU is still hovering around, its … Continue reading

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ITS TIME TO ROOT FOR THE GOOD KIDS..THE REAL WINNERS

You know sometimes things are hard. You know when you’re young, your dreams are so clear. When you’re young you believe that so much is possible. The truth of the matter is a dream really is work. It’s a full … Continue reading

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OPEN GYM DATES GREAT FOR COLLEGE COACHES AND PLAYERS

This time of year college coaches are working the phones. They are working the phones trying to do two things. Get the attention of players and maybe more importantly gathering information. This time of year I speak to more college coaches … Continue reading

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FIRST DAY COLLEGE COACHES CAN CALL JUNIORS

  Today is the first day that college coaches can call the Class of ’17 high school players. It will be a long night for college coaches across the country. Times zones and missing kids that are not unavailable make … Continue reading

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