EMMA BRUEN… Has Come To Far🏀👏

If you don’t understand how the pandemic has affect strident athletes in the 2021 and 2022 classes then you haven’t been paying attention. Players regardless of their ability will need to work hard to Carve out a piece of attention … Continue reading

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THE FALL FINAL PRE SEASON THOUGHTS…TOP 10 AND MORE!

We are in the stretch run before the star of the season. We are six weeks out before the first practice. Things certainly go fast even during these difficult times. Today I am going give you my thoughts on where … Continue reading

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TEAM SPOTLIGHT: THE 2023 MASONIUS/PRIOR BELLES

Todays Spotlight team is filled with more potential than any team currently in the Belles organization. THE MASONIUS/PRIOR 2023 BELLES This is a team loaded with size, shooters, ball handlers and special young talent. They have 3 current of former … Continue reading

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HOW GOOD AND WHAT D1 LEVEL IS CRACKLIN ROSIE SCOGNAMIGLIO?

There is a recruiting shutdown across the country until Sunday. College coaches cannot speak, text, email or contact a player. But college coaches can read and watch and that’s what they better be doing when it comes to “Cracking”  ROSIE … Continue reading

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SHORESHOTS SUMMER SHOWDOWN A HIT

The Shoreshots Showdown was exactly that this weekend. Some of the best AAU teams and players in New Jersey did battle. The event was stacked with top players and coaches and did not disappoint. Big Push was on hand so … Continue reading

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A Few Random Thoughts

I have a few Random thoughts today. These are my thoughts about everything from players, coaches, recruiting, parents and anything else that comes to mind. New Monmouth women’s basketball coach Ginny Boggess is not playing around folks. She is covering … Continue reading

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TEAM SPOTLIGHT: 2022 FAGAN NEW JERSEY BELLS

Today’s Spotlight team should be dubbed the team with a little something for everyone. THE FAGAN BELLES are a blend of talented loyal players who all hope to have a breakout summer. They are a team that is loaded with … Continue reading

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TEAM SPOTLIGHT: The 2023 Truhan New Jersey Belles🏀

“Under the radar” The team with players nobody wanted, but is becoming the team nobody wants to play!! Todays SPOTLIGHT TEAM IS THE TRUHAN NJ BELLES. To put it simply they are NOT the most recruited group by a long shot. But are … Continue reading

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ANGELINA BANAS… IS RISKING IT ALL🏀💕

I worked out the Shoreshots u16 and U17s yesterday. It’s always fun to train teams in a closed setting. You learn so much more about kids. Like there work ethic, attitude and relationships with peers. Yesterday we had had two … Continue reading

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CASEY PRIOR YOU HAVE TO SEE HER WITH YOUR OWN EYES … has gone to another level🏀

Here is why recruiting these days is so much harder for college coaches, especially at the D1 level. Casey Prior last weekend went 7 for 7 from the three point line. Now that, is no question a eye opener. But … Continue reading

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LAYLA LAWS and ST. FRANCIS OF PA..D1 DREAMS DO COME TRUE!👏🏀💪💕

Sometimes the stress, the waiting and doubting is not worth chasing a dream. Sometimes when others don’t believe in your dream. It’s hard to keep dreaming. But there are still those kids and families who bet on themselves . Their … Continue reading

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WHAT’S NEXT FOR MONMOUTH UNIVERSITY AND GINNY BOGGESS?

There was a press conference yesterday at Monmouth University. Ginny Boggess was introduced as the 9th Women’s Basketball Coach. She will be new Athletic Director Jeff Stapleton’s first hire. The two will be tied to the hip from here on … Continue reading

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2021 D1 EARLY BIRD LIST

Today, you get the EARLY BIRD D1 LIST. This is a list of potential D1 players, key word potential that coaches are hoping to sign one day. This list is by no means a list of all the best players or … Continue reading

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PSA TO COLLEGE COACHES…this is the OFFICIAL ROCK STAR OF THE 2024 CLASS…JULIANA “THE GIFT” ALMEIDA

This pass weekend I made a discovery. No it was not that the HGSL is going to be a college coaches dream. What I discovered was the best keep secret in the state of New Jersey’s freshman class…and she isn’t … Continue reading

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THE 2021 SHORE CONFERENCE MOST IMPROVED PLAYER…GABRIELLA ROSS!

There is a little thing I always pay very close to when evaluating a player’s future development. It’s called the improvement curve. That curve for me is everything. It tells me, if a kid is just full of potential or if … Continue reading

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WOMEN’S OLYMPIC STAR TRANSFERRING TO SHORE CONFERENCE

If you have been around the Hoop Group the past week, no doubt you noticed a tall lanky girl shooting and dunking a basketball. The young lady’s name is Paula Schmidt, if the name sounds  familiar to you, there is a reason.  She is … Continue reading

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GEN FARA IS COMING INTO THE SPOTLIGHT…GAME RECOGNIZE GAME!

Today kids too often talk about how hard they are working. How there putting in work on their own. I hear kids say just because you don’t see me doesn’t mean I am not working. All of that may be … Continue reading

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PLAYERS WHOSE GAMES TRANSFER TO THE DIVISION ONE LEVEL

So who are the players with most college DIVISION ONE potential in Shore? Now notice I said college potential? Not who the best high school players are. You have to understand being the best high school player does not make … Continue reading

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THE 2025 GOLDEN DOZEN

This years Golden Dozen is one of the deepest groups in recent years. This group of players represent the players who will have the biggest impacts on their high schools next year. They also represent many of the kids who … Continue reading

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WHO IS THE NEXT COACH AT MONMOUTH?

The best Mid Major job on the east coast is available. Now the question is who should Monmouth University hire? Well let me start with this, you don’t know as a outsider what a school is looking for in terms … Continue reading

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JASMIN BOYD AND NORTH CAROLINA A&T…PERFECT TOGETHER:)

Sometimes you wonder what a kid must do to get attention from college coaches. Sometimes things are just not fair and dead wrong. But there is a solution to this problem. Don’t stop and never give up. Even when all … Continue reading

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MONMOUTH IS A GOLD MINE… who is next?

AMonmouth University made a coaching change yesterday. They just don’t know what the change will look like yet. But one thing is clear, everyone will want a chance to get this program back on track. It’s been 8 years since … Continue reading

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SCT THOUGHTS… PLAYERS OF DAY… ALL SHORE TRACKER… STARS… COACHES AND MORE

Well we’re right were everyone knew we’d be this year. RBC vs SJV. These two teams were head and shoulders above the rest of the Shore and now they get to settle it all on the court. But no way … Continue reading

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SCT POD SEMI-FINALS

The pretenders are all gone in each POD. Tonight the SCT truly takes center stage. Each Pod will be left with two teams standing, playing for a SCT CHIP. A chance to go into history. All the talking is over. … Continue reading

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MAGGIE CAVANAUGH… DELIVERS A SWEET PERFORMANCE!

Maggie Cavanaugh was a talented freshman who saw minor minutes in big games last year. She played behind veteran players. She learned a lot from those vets. She also learned a lot of things not to do. St Rose was … Continue reading

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SCT PICKS AND 5 PLAYERS THAT?

WELL THE GAMES START TOMORROW.. The last time a team was favored so heavily was the Sy Davis and Shakeena Richardson Neptune team. Who blew out everyone on the way to a SCT title. SJV is trying for the double, … Continue reading

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ST. ROSE …DO IT FOR MO STAPLETON💕💪🏀

Today I hope St. Rose has a great practice. I hope they all work hard and listen to their brilliant coach. They will be short handed the rest of the season. They are going to be asked to climb a … Continue reading

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DOES YOUR TEAM HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO WIN THE SCT?

THE BEST CONFERENCE IN AMERICA Tuesday the SHORE CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT  kicks off.  People will not be talking about winning meaningless summer and fall games. The seeding debates will be old news. Some will compare scores during the season as if that … Continue reading

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D-DAY…SHORE SEEDING… COVID…TCA AND SJV

It’s D -Day for Shore teams today. The seeding committee will meet today. Let the politics begin and coaches teaming up. But that is not the only story heading into the Shore Conference Championship. There were surprises on surprises and … Continue reading

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RBC IN SURVIVAL MODE AND TWO TRANSFERS KNEW IT!

Sometimes it about survival and right now that’s exactly the mode RBC is in these days. There is is old saying that if anything can go wrong it will.. I guess you call that Murphy’s law and in the case … Continue reading

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CHLOE TETER JOINS THE 1000 POINT CLUB … UNEXPECTEDLY 💪👏🏀

Last night Chloe Teter did it again… the unexpected. She scored her 1000th point during the shorten COVID season. It was unexpected because she hit this milestone in just over three years. But Chloe Teter has been doing the unexpected … Continue reading

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WEEKLY AWARDS AND TOP 10

It was truth weekend in the Shore. SJV showed RBC why are on a different level and why they are the best team in the state. They beat the Casey’s in dominating style. Then Destiny Adams and Manchester showed Donovan … Continue reading

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RILEY GIORDANO… CHASING DREAMS

Every kid wants there due. Every kid wants a chance to show they belong, that there good enough. Some kids jump up and down, complain and blame the world. When these things don’t arrive on their time table. They have … Continue reading

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TOP 10 AND WEEKLY AWARDS

Week three saw major changes in the ranking. St. Rose clearly is the #3 team now after beating RFH. But Manasquan in the 2nd game VS MANCHESTER looked like an improving team. Manchester has become an jump shot shooting machine … Continue reading

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SJV’s EMMA BRUEN AND ASHLEY O’CONNOR … turn out the lights again!!🏀💪

T The list of great guards that have faced SJV over the years is too long to list. Yesterday two more great guards found out what so many before them already know. Getting you numbers vs SJV is like wishing … Continue reading

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#9 ST. ROSE vs #15 RUMSON FAIR HAVEN… PREVIEW

#9 ST ROSE vs. #15 RUMSON FAIR HAVEN WHERE: ST. ROSE, BELMAR TIME: 5:15 PM WHERE TO WATCH: NFHS Network POSSIBLE THE STARTERS ABBY ANTOGNONI- SR- POINT GUARD ROSIE SCOMOGILI- SOPHOMORE- SHOOTING GUARD NIAYISA ERVIN- SENIOR- WING MO STAPLETON- SENIOR- … Continue reading

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THE TRINITY “3”…THE BEST FRESHMAN CLASS IN THE SHORE!

There is always talk about the best Freshman entering high school. There are those babies who the media, supporters and coaches do there very best to crown. Then there are those babies who just produce. They don’t wear crowns but … Continue reading

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MANASQUAN VS MANCHESTER PREVIEW

#11 MANASQUAN VS #12 MANCHESTER WHERE– MANCHESTER HIGH SCHOOL TIME– 5.00pm WHERE TO WATCH- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoW_HFbVSpn_cFPq5Fbm_OQ THE STRENGHTS MANASQUAN- They have one of the best frontcourts in the Shore conference. Georgia Heine presents a ton of problems due to her versatility. … Continue reading

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RANDOM THOUGHTS…It’s getting interesting folks

The Shore Conference is starting to kick into high gear. Things will really start heating up in the the next two weeks. So I have a few random thoughts. I am just going to hit you up with whatever comes … Continue reading

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TAYLOR DERKACK … THE VIDEO DON’T LIE!!!

I have been very clear about two things regarding the 2024 class. One Taylor Derkack is not from the Shore and Taylor Derkack is the best freshman in New Jersey. I knew this the first time I saw Derkack play … Continue reading

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SHORE CONFERENCE TOP 10 AND WEEKLY AWARDS

Week two of the season saw some twist and turns. None bigger than the debut of SJV who looked every bit like…SJV. There were a number of blowouts and some great Freshman performances this week. Jackson Memorial fell out of … Continue reading

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ST. JOHN VIANNEY VS. RUMSON FAIR HAVEN PREVIEW

#1 ST. JOHN VIANNEY VS. RUMSON FAIR HAVEN Where: RUMSON FAIR HAVEN Time– 5.30PM Where to Watch: NFHS (https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/events/rumsonfair-haven-regional-high-school-rumson-nj/gam9fbdfc4ba3) Strengths There are the defending SCT champs and return all the major parts from a year ago. They added the best … Continue reading

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ABBY ANTOGNOLI THE BEST PLAYER IN THE SHORE💪🏀

Abby Antognoli, these days is the best player in the Shore Conference. If you have followed me you have heard me say this a number of times in the fall. She is not the best player in the Shore because … Continue reading

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WEEK ONE FILLED WITH STORYLINES

The first week of the high school season is behind us and we had the perfect start to the season. There were so many storylines from stars to babies. We have a week of exciting games. So I thought I … Continue reading

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WEEK ONE TOP 10… WEEKLY ADWARDS!

ST. JOHN VIANNEY– They open this week with 2 games vs Rumson. It will be a real test, knowing SJV has only started practicing this week. RBC– They had two warm up games vs Long Branch. Sophia Sabino returns this … Continue reading

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LILY QUINTERO… NOW THE NEW JOURNEY BEGINS!

Everyone has a journey and each one is different in the basketball world. That journey can see you travel different roads. The one thing that we all know is this. These roads lead somewhere. In the case of LILY QUINTERO … Continue reading

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CHASE BOYLE… MAKING THEM REMEMBER!

Do you remember when RFH looked like they were going to make a serious run at a SCT? Do you remember when everyone was saying they could be a Top 5 team in the state? All the pieces were certainly … Continue reading

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TOP 7TH AND 8TH GRADERS… RIGHT NOW!

Core Skills Training will resume this Saturday. Core Skills is a launching pad for kids across the state. In fact just about every Top player has made their way to Core Skills as a 7th and 8th grader. Some come … Continue reading

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MANASQUAN VS ST. ROSE PREVIEW

#13 ST. ROSE VS. #7 MANASQUAN OPENING NIGHT Where: St. Rose Time– 5pm Where to Watch: NFHS Strengths ST. ROSE –Abby Antognoli is one the best players in the state. She will have the ball in hands 90%. She will … Continue reading

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LET ME REINTRODUCE MYSELF.. “MY NAME IS GABBY ROSS”

Yesterday Donovan Catholic broke out something old and something new. Yesterday Donovan Catholic’s season which started out with so much hope almost went up in smoke. Most Donavan Catholic fans know Jordyn Keating, she has been around for what seems … Continue reading

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SJV….UNBEATABLE

High School basketball’s long wait IS OVER. Finally we will see real basketball today. The excitement throughout the state for a new season cannot be put into words. Players everywhere will have just a little more pop in their step. … Continue reading

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SHORE CONFERENCE PRE SEASON POD AND AWARD WINNERS

Trinity Hall (Girls) Freehold Boro Freehold Twp. Manalapan Marlboro Middletown South PLAYER OF THE YEAR– Jess Riepe, Marlboro FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR –Nina Emance, Trinity Hall COACH OF THE YEAR- Brad Hagensen, Marlboro… POD CHAMPION– MARLBORO Long Branch Monmouth Red … Continue reading

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SHORE CONFERENCE PRE SEASON TOP 10

Today we finally get to drop the first Top 10 of the 2020-21 season. SJV and RBC are the clear favorites to start the season Both teams are deep in talent and are stacked with division one talent up and … Continue reading

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SHORE CONFERENCE PRESEASON ALL SHORE TEAMS

There is no surprise in this years Pre Season All Shore teams. Every player on the list has received, or committed to a D1 school. Chloe Teter turned down multiple D1 offers and Jess Riepe committed to D2 Holy Family. … Continue reading

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MORGAN BRUSTMAN… GOODNESS IS GOING ROBERT MORRIS BOUND!

There are some kids you root a little harder for. In a time of selfishness. In the era of disrespect, there are still those kids you are proud to know. These are the kids that carry the flag for all … Continue reading

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JULIA KARPELL… NO CROWN NEEDED!

When you talk about freshman who move the needle, in most cases it’s guess. In most cases it’s a effort by those around a talented freshman to crown the player. If you asked them if the freshman has shined against … Continue reading

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TOMS RIVER NORTH…YOUNG AND EXPERIENCED

Last year everyone expected TOMS RIVER NORTH to go into a total free fall. They had lost two all time greats in Jenna Paul and Brielle Bisogno to D1 basketball. TRN had dominated A-South. It was was supposed to be … Continue reading

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JACKSON MEMORIAL… JUST MAY SURPRISE EVERYONE

Jackson Memorial has had on of the most consistent, successful programs in Ocean County. Every year they are one of the best teams in the county. Rachel Goodale has now established herself as a top flight coach. There have been … Continue reading

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MIDDLETOWN NORTH… EVERYTHING STARTS WITH TOUGHNESS

When Justin McGhee took over the Middletown North program. They were that other Middletown High School. These days Middletown North has earned the respect of everyone in the Shore Conference. That’s because they play a style all basketball fans like. … Continue reading

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The Seniors are back!

Tomorrow a long and winding road finally leads to that door. That place where basketball will take place. Somehow we got there, somehow despite all the roadblocks, a season will begin. You can feel the excitement in the air. It’s … Continue reading

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MARLBORO… NO SLIPS UP THIS YEAR!

Marlboro has been fighting for respect the last three years. They have done all that can be asked of them to earn that respect. They have played one of the best non conference schedules one can expect each year. They … Continue reading

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MANASQUAN… NEXT LEVEL!

Manasquan High School has been a state powerhouse since Lisa Kukoda took over the program. When she arrived, Manasquan was full of problems. Many believed the program had hit rock bottom. There seemed to be no way back. Well with … Continue reading

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DONAVAN CATHOLIC… WHY WAIT?

There is a storm brewing in Ocean County. That storm is called Donavan Catholic. Armed with a army of transfers and a returning roster of experienced players, Donavan Catholic is making it known there back. Before Manchester and Destiny Adams … Continue reading

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RED BANK REGIONAL… NO MORE FLOWERS!

The best rebuilding job in shore recent history will continue this year. RED BANK REGIONAL was everyone’s favorite team before John Truhan arrived. They were everyone’s homecoming game. The players were all considered GREAT KIDS. The parents were considered the … Continue reading

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ST. ROSE… WHO’S BUYING IN?

ST. ROSE more than any other program surprised everyone this fall. Many including yours truly expected St. Rose to be in a major rebuilding mode. But a few things happen this fall, first Abby Antognoli looked liked a player of … Continue reading

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MANCHESTER KNOWS THINGS ARE DIFFERENT 🏀🤫

Last year Manchester had high expectations. They were the defending SCT CHAMPS. They had a Division One point guard in Kameri REYNOLDS and a seasoned veteran in Serenity Anderson. They had what many believed was the best young backcourt, the … Continue reading

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RBC.. NOBODY WANTS TO SEE THE YANKEES WIN… 🏀

RED BANK CATHOLIC has been a state power for years. In many ways they are the gold standard for girls basketball. Joe Montano has won more SCT TITLES than any coach in the Shore. He is the winningest coach in … Continue reading

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RFH … the ones that matter!!

When Dave Callahan replaced one of the best coaches in girls basketball history in George Sourlis. He had to know his new job was not going to be easy. Coach Callahan was part of RUMSON FAIR HAVEN BOYS TEAM that … Continue reading

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HOLMDEL HAS ALL THE PIECES IN PLACE!!!

Next week high school practices across the state will begin. Everyone will start out the same way… undefeated with hopes and dreams of making something special happen. The reality is many teams simply do not have all the pieces to … Continue reading

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RANNEY WILL START OVER NEXT WEEK… AGAIN!

For years Ranney High School has been an afterthought in the Shore Conference. They’ve never had year round basketball players. They’ve rarely had players play at the next level. Division one players was not even a thought. Ranney was content … Continue reading

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MY RANT: One Chance to get it RIGHT🙏🏀💪

In many cities and states across the country, high school basketball has been canceled. New York and Pennsylvania have no plans as of now to resume basketball anytime soon. New Jersey sits in the middle of these two states and … Continue reading

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CORE SKILLS DAY ONE RECAP🏀💪

Yesterday Core Skills Winter training kicked off and to nobody’s surprise, some of the most talented 7th and 8th graders showed up. Core Skills has served as a measuring stick for many future stars over the years. If one thing … Continue reading

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ABBEY FERGUSON….HAMILTON’S NEXT BIG HIT

There are some schools that are special. They are the schools that have found that balance between athletics and academics. These are the schools parents dream about for their kids. These are the schools that kids want to be part … Continue reading

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CHRISTINA LIGGIO… THE IMPROVEMENT CURVE SAYS GET A PAIR OF SUNGLASSES…NOW 🏀

This years 2024 freshman class is maybe the weakest in 20 years of Shore basketball. This years class has a lot of work to do. Hopefully that will not be the Case in next years. Next years years freshman is … Continue reading

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RANDOM THOUGHTS….

I found out I don’t have cancer yesterday. Man what a relief. It’s been a crazy year and I will be so happy to see 2020 go away. I ‘ve had 3 Heart surgeries, stomach surgery, multiple bleeding ulcers, my … Continue reading

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ASHLEY O’CONNOR…IS OUT GROWING THE COMPETITION AND HER RECRUITMENT 💪🏀

It’s the holiday season and I have a gift for college coaches. It will be a package stuffed with goodies. It will be filled with all the things college coaches die for these days. When they open their package. They’ll … Continue reading

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LUCY ALBERICI…GETS THE LOVE… STEVENS TECH:)

Lucy Alberici has been doing things her way for years. She has never felt the need to toot her horn or brag about her accomplishments. She has never had the hype machine in her corner. She has spent most of … Continue reading

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SUPER EARLY BIRD D1 PROSPECT LIST

HERE ARE THE BEST AVAILABLE PLAYERS AT EACH POSITION FOR COACHES RIGHT NOW (shore only except for the senior class)… YOU MAY NOT KNOW ABOUT 2021 POINT GUARD– LEAH JAMES– 5’5″- STUART DAY COMBO– EMMA BRUEN-5’8″- ST. JOHN VIANNEY- WING– … Continue reading

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IRIS AZCONA…is off the board..BUTLER UNIVERSITY 🙏🙏🙏

Who are we to tell a kid what to believe? Can we really we look into a kids heart, when it seems there dreams are slipping away. Can we really know if the kid has the strength within to see … Continue reading

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KATHERINE DONAHUE…TIME FOR A SHINING STAR TO COME INTO VIEW 🏀💪

I realize that I don’t travel outside the Shore very often. But I do follow the best teams in the state. It’s rare that I don’t know of the best players in the state. The great ones seem to always … Continue reading

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ERICA DISIMONE of MARLBORO … doesn’t need your crown!

Do you know who is one of the best keep secrets in the Shore Conference who; is a D1 player? Not because I say it. But rather because history says so. Do you know who keeps getting better and better? … Continue reading

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BALLER ALERT: ISABELLA ASENCIO…OF IMMACULATE HEART… IS THAT GOOD!

One of the most overused statements in recruiting these days it’s this one “small point guard are a dime a dozen” Well clearly the people making those statements have never seen ISABELLA ASENCIO OF IMMACULATE HEART play. Because she drops … Continue reading

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FAITH PAPPAS…

FAITH PAPPAS COMMITTED TO FORDHAM UNIVERSITY TWO DAYS AGO. It may have seemed to come out of the dark of night. The same way Faith Pappas has been marching along in her basketball career in the dark of night. You … Continue reading

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COVID 19 IS A TEST FOR ALL…who want a season🙏

There trying and there trying hard. The NJISSA has taken a lot of criticism over the years. But these days they are doing anything they can to get a season in this year. Yet they are going to need a … Continue reading

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TIME FOR RUMSON FAIR HAVEN TO HONOR GEORGE SOURLIS

The high school season would be in full swing today if their was not a Covid 19 problem. Today freshman would be wondering about their future. Seniors would be hoping for one final run at glory. All that is on … Continue reading

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2025 OLIVIA SHAUGHNESSY…CHECKS EVERY BOX!

This time of year we are usually talking about the upcoming season. This the the time of year is usually when all the pre season previews come out. This is usually when we talk about the players who put real … Continue reading

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THE SCT PODS REVEALED…TOP 8 AND WHAT TO EXPECT!

There is going to be a SCT after all this season god willing. By now you have heard that the Shore Conference will have 8 divisions, or Pods as they call them. The divisional teams will play each other twice … Continue reading

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MY RANT… NCAA…AAU… HIGH SCHOOL SEASON DELAYED… RECRUITING.

There is nothing left to do these days other than fight though; It’s that simple. Some many things are going on these days, it’s impossible to know where to start. The NCAA women’s basketball season is starting in some conferences … Continue reading

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EMMA BRUEN- SJV- SR– https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OumAOSNU8UU&feature=youtu.be EMMA CARMAN- RBC- SOPHMORE- https://twitter.com/kanz43/status/1313535473281896468?s=20 SKYLAR PARIS- MATER DEI- SENIOR– https://www.hudl.com/video/3/14470023/5f564dd1a0190306ec2cb173 SIANNA BRADLEY- SJV- SENIOR– https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UGQ8UO5wEK8&feature=emb_logo LEYLA CASTRO- SJV- SENIOR– https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGj3fEfE07Q&feature=youtu.be JHAMENA RANGE- MATER DEI- SR LALYA LAYWS- ST. ROSE- SENIOR- https://www.hudl.com/video/3/12246958/5e77eb20688e3b0a283b5f71 ALEAH JAMES- STAURT … Continue reading

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HOOP GROUP EXPOSURE …RECAP!

Yesterday’s Hoop Group Exposure hit the spot yesterday. In what likely could be the last time talent of this level all showed up at one time in one gym for a long time. College coaches flocked to watch the event … Continue reading

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THERE IS NO QUIT… IN ELLA INACIO!

The road is not always easy. Sometimes you have to figure things out on your own. Sometimes your ego and pride take a beating along the way. Sometimes things just don’t go the way you plan. Sometimes you feel cheated … Continue reading

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TESSA CARMAN AND JADA LYNCH.. SO MUCH POTENTIAL!

There are some kids that come along once in a while. There are the blessed ones. The ones that have been given the god given tools you cannot teach. These kids are filled with unlimited potential. But there’s nothing more … Continue reading

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LAYLA LAWS… IS JUST GETTING STARTED FOLKS!

Yesterday so many dreams came true for so many across the state. But not everyone’s dream arrived yesterday. That’s because each player’s time table to make there dream come true is different. Some players had to watch the celebrations take … Continue reading

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KILEY CAPSTRAW and YALE UNIVERSITY…EPIC TOGETHER#x1f4aa;

Some people spend their lives being ordinary. Then there are those who seem to do epic things their entire life. Take Tim Capstraw for example, he was one of the youngest D1 baseball coaches in America at Wagner College. He … Continue reading

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TIME TO COLLECT OR PAY THE PIPER!

Soon your high school basketball season will hopefully start. You will have a chance to impress your coaches and teammates with your attitude, work ethic and of course your talents. You will either collect your rewards or pay the piper … Continue reading

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ALLISON WATERS IT’S IN THE SCIENCE!

There has to be a starting place. You have to be willing to swallow your ego. The journey is NEVER easy, the road blocks make you question your desire. How bad you really want it!… Surrounding yourself with best can … Continue reading

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ALL CARMAN … SACRIFICES!

I don’t think I have ever meet a kid with more pressure on her, on a daily basis in all my years…than Ally Carman. So much has been expected from Ally for so long. She has always been held to … Continue reading

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ALLY CARMAN… FLYING LIKE A EAGLE!

When your a 6’5” female basketball player people expect so much more from you. They expect you to be super women. They also never appreciate the work you put in. They don’t understand that oftentimes you are overlooked and treated … Continue reading

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MADISON ST. ROSE AND PRINCETON UNIVERSITY….SUBSTANCE ALWAYS!

These days many kids are playing in All Star games every weekend. These days kids are talking about their rankings. They spent hours on social media. These days kids are all about the hype and substance is something they’ll worry … Continue reading

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AAU…IT TEARS AND FEARS TIME

It’s back to the tears and fears of the AAU off season. It’s that time of year when the Deception and Lies start. It’s that time of year where everyone sneaks around behind the backs of Teammates, Friends Neighbors and … Continue reading

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IRIS AZCONA… it’s in the eyes 👀

Move quietly and put the work in. Challenge yourself daily. Realize you have a gift. Then surround yourself with people who believe in your dreams and hopes. Now wrap all that around a blanket of talent and you cannot fail. … Continue reading

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ST. ROSE…. ONE WORD…TEAM!

Last night I took a minute to watch some of the action at the Hoop Group Fall League. It was a chance to see how some teams are progressing this fall. I always say the last 5 weeks before the … Continue reading

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