August 5, 2013 |
The championship game of the Addidas Nations tournament is set for 6 p.m. on Monday at Long Beach City College and will include a matchup between two of Southern California's best seniors to be. Playing for USA 2014 Blue is Daniel Hamilton of Bellflower St. John Bosco. Playing for USA 2014 Red is Stanley Johnson of Santa Ana Mater Dei. Both have displayed impressive scoring skills this past weekend leading up to the championship game that will be televised on ESPNU. Eric.email@example.com
January 6, 2014 |
Former Santa Ana Mater Dei basketball player Mario Soto, who transferred to Saddleback Valley Christian, is now seeking a hardship waiver of CIF transfer rules in an attempt to gain immediate eligibility. He did not have a valid change of residency, so gaining a hardship waiver is his last resort to being able to play in his senior season. It is now under consideration, according to the CIF. Eric.firstname.lastname@example.org
July 12, 2013 |
A group of Southern California high school coaches are headed to Shenzhen, China, next week to be part of a basketball clinic featuring 90 top high school aged players in Shenzhen. Offering their services will be Tom Mott from Santa Maria St. Joseph, Chris Nordstrom from Orange Lutheran, Garrett Wood and Andrian Hernandez from St. Joseph and Bryan Davis from Mission Prep. There also will be a stopover in Hong Kong. Somebody might get a suit made, but since no one wears suits anymore during games, who knows?
September 16, 2013 |
Greg Hamilton, the father of former St. John Bosco guard Isaac Hamilton, confirmed on Monday night that his son will attend UCLA this fall. Hamilton originally signed with UTEP, then sought to get out of the letter of intent but failed. He will have to sit out this season unless he wins an appeal. He averaged 22.1 points last season at St. John Bosco and was a McDonald's All-American. Eric.email@example.com
December 14, 2013 |
Call it an honor to be subjected to the Evan Wardlow lockdown. That's what happened to talented junior guard Cesar Reyes of Sun Valley Poly on Friday night. From the moment he stepped onto the court against El Camino Real, Reyes was shadowed and locked down by the 6-foot-3 Santa Clara-bound Wardlow, who plays defense with a passion that's frequently missing at the high school level. Reyes missed his first nine shots of the first half in Poly's 76-42 loss. He finished with 15 points.
November 20, 2013 |
There was so much interest in Austin Hatch's news conference on Wednesday in a lecture hall at Los Angeles Loyola that a TV station from Indiana went live with some of his comments. Hatch, the 6-foot-6 senior who moved to Los Angeles from Fort Wayne, Ind., to help his recovery from a 2011 brain injury suffered in a plane crash that killed his father and stepmother, is still not fully recovered to suit up for the Cubs. "My time is coming soon," Hatch said. Hatch was able to handle a nearly 30-minute question and answer session with confidence and poise and displayed unreal determination for a 19-year-old who has been through so much.
October 20, 2013 |
Jayce Johnson, a 7-foot sophomore center who played last season as a freshman at Santa Ana Mater Dei, has transferred to Trinity League rival JSerra. That could be a big development, taking away a major college prospect from the Monarchs. He began classes this past week. He might have been the player to be named later, since former JSerra guard Rex Pflueger transferred to Mater Dei. Eric.firstname.lastname@example.org
October 23, 2013 |
Ron Freeman, a 6-foot-5 senior guard at Gardena Serra, has committed to Cal State Fullerton. Eric.email@example.com
August 27, 2013 |
Jose Hernandez, a former basketball coach at Arleta, has been named head coach at North Hollywood. Eric.firstname.lastname@example.org
February 2, 2014 |
Standout sophomore point guard Max Heidegger of Encino Crespi will be sidelined indefinitely with a stress fracture in his back, Coach Russell White said Sunday. Heidegger didn't play in Friday's victory over Alemany. He will undergo therapy and rest. White said he doesn't know whether Heidegger will return this season. That will depend on how he responds to treatment. Crespi is 17-6 overall. Eric.email@example.com