All posts tagged "girls high school basketball"

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    Catching Up – Minnesota State Tournament

    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – The Blue Star Media State Tournament Tour 2017 touched down in the Great White North last week for the Minnesota State High School League 2017 Girls Basketball Championships.  Beyond the athletes on the floor, Hundreds of students showed up, stood up, and represented their schools dressed in hard hats,...

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    Championship Saturday in Columbus

    COLUMBUS, Ohio—Any conversation involving the top states in girl’s high school basketball generally will include the folks...

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    Ohio State Tournament – Day Two

    COLUMBUS, Ohio– Day two of the 42nd annual OHSAA State Tournament featured semifinal battles in the Division...

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    Virginia Doubleheader

    VIRGINIA – There are few environments in the game of basketball that are quite the same as a state tournament. The crowds, the emotion, the big time performances, and the fight displayed by seniors playing for just one more high school game.  Enitre towns travel to get behind their teams whether it’s...

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    Deficiency In Decisions

    Call me an idealist.  When I look at athletics as a whole I still harbor the faint...

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    One More “Look” – Classic In The Country 2017

    BERLIN, Ohio—While the 14th annual Classic in the Country wrapped up over a week ago we wanted to take one last “look” back at some of the talented athletes who took the floor in the Perry Reese Center of Hiland High School by way of a few additional images.  While all but...

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    10th Annual Raatz Fence / O’Shea’s Classic

      LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The “tournament schedule” within the scholastic season is generally perceived to run from Thanksgiving through...

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    MLK Weekend Coverage – Music City Classic 2017

    NASHVILLE, Tenn.– On a weekend designated to celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., perhaps the south was a most fitting place to symbolize the message, influence and legacy of the iconic leader of the civil rights movement. Taking place at Whites Creek High School, the Music City Classic intertwined...

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    MLK Weekend – Stat VA Classic 2017

    RICHMOND, Va.– Every January, high school basketball fans in Virginia are treated to an event in the state’s capital featuring match ups of some of the best girls basketball teams the state has to offer. Former VCU standout and WNBA player Quanitra Hollingsworth presents the annual Stat VA Classic to showcase talented...

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    Day Two – Classic In The Country 2017

    BERLIN, Ohio—While the temperatures outside were climbing to unusual heights for January the shooting percentages were plummeting...

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    Classic In The Country 2017 – Day One

    BERLIN, Ohio—Frigid weather, backwoods country roads and a small town atmosphere usually don’t combine as a recipe...

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    Diamond State Classic 2016

    WILMINGTON, Del. – The Diamond State Classic has been a staple of girls basketball tradition in the state of Delaware for 26 years and the 2016 edition did nothing to tarnish that legacy. The tournament’s foundation is a big contributor to the Delaware Special Olympics awarding over one million dollars in scholarships...

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    South East Elite 100 Showcase

    ATLANTA, Ga.– These days the old phrase “the more the merrier” is all too common at some of the events found on the evaluation landscape.  Showcases promising participants an evaluation when it’s virtually impossible to accomplish due to the sheer number of athletes and, often, very few legitimate evaluators. The South East...

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    Boo Williams / Ronald Curry Christmas Tournament

    HAMPTON, Va. – That beautiful facility in coastal Virginia known for its AAU Tournaments in the spring...

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    Balln Power Prep Invite – Birmingham Holiday Action

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala.– Starting with just a handful of teams three years ago, the BallN Powher Prep Invite has seen rapid growth, featuring 55 teams this year. Held in historic Birmingham, Alabama at G.W. Carver High School, the action took place on three separate courts, all under the same roof. The tournament featured...

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    Title IX – 2016

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a week jam packed with basketball to wrap up the year, the 8th Annual National Title IX Holiday Invitational Conference and Classic once again provided a blueprint for a successful basketball event. Featuring both high profile teams and talent as well as a classic setting like the DC...