Popscout Image of the Day

Familiar faces during the summer as kids take a break from classes to get some home-cooked meals.  Remy Martin was showing his support for tourney play on June 16, 2019.  The former Sierra Canyon Trailblazer sporting the beard. Popscout Professional Sports Photography

Popscout Chats: 2020 Caden Starr

2020 Caden Starr was gracious enough to talk to us after their defeat against Ribet Academy June 16, 2019 (69-56).  Caden shares with us his thoughts on summer tourneys and the importance of developing a bond. Popscout Elevate Yo’ Game

Popscout Chats: Ribet Academy Head Coach Reggie Howard

Ribet Academy got a few pieces family.  They looked impressive during Championship play of the 2019 War on the Floor Summer Tourney, knocking off Santa Clarita Christian 69-56 June 16, 2019.  We spoke with HC Reggie Howard after the game who talked about his key players and the proverbial target now placed on their backs….

Popscout Chats: Santa Clarita Christian HC James Mosley

It’s great when the character of your team is dictated by the actions of your coach. Not once during the two games (semifinal and final) did we see coach verbally abuse his kids for mistakes he could have verbally teared into them.  At the end of the day, sometimes it’s better to develop a true…

Maranatha Summer Block Party Schedule

The Maranatha Summer Block party hosted by Maranatha High and Coach Tim Tucker kicks off today with teams from all over Southern California.  If teams have all of their pieces and come fully loaded, the MBP should turn out to be an interesting baromoter on how the 2019-20 season will unfold. Games played @ Maranatha…

Popscout Chats: 2022 Barrington Hargress

Undersized PG’s nowadays, have to show the ability to be super special with the rock.  2022 6′ 1 Barrington Hargress is a one to watch.  The Super Soph. showed why he’s one of the up and coming prospects for his class, showing up and out during the 2019 War on the Floor Tourney, guiding his…

Ribet Academy takes 2019 War on the Floor Summer Tourney

Game Recap Ribet Academy vs Santa Clarita Christian June 16, 2019 Burroughs High (Small Gym) Ribet Academy, using a 17-4 run to finish the game, defeats Santa Clarita Christian by the score of 69-56 to win The 2019 War on the Floor Tourney. Ribet Academy’s talented underclassmen of 6’5 W Tyler Powell (2021) and 6’1…

Popscout Chats: 2021 Tyler Powell

6’5 2021 Tyler Powell looked impressive during final day play of the 2019 War on the Floor Tourney (6/16/19). Ribet defeated Santa Clarita Christian 69-56 to take home the ‘Ship. Tyler has the motor to get it done on both ends, can score from all three levels, and shows good patience in the way he…

Popscout Slideshows: War on the Floor

Images from the final day of the 2019 War on the Floor Tournament.  At the end of the day, Ribet Academy defeated Santa Clarita Christian 69-56 to capture the ‘Ship. Images by Popscout Professional Sports Photography. Popscout Elevate Yo’ Game  

SoCal stacked with USA Elite

Shouts out to the young men representing the 2019 USA Basketball U19 squad.  Nice to see that hard work paying off.  The fruit of your labor should come in the form of long term contracts.  All four look headed straight for the league. Popscout Elevate Yo’ Game

Popscout Chats: Jourdan ‘Superfly’ Sweeney

Popscout Chats Jordan ‘Super Fly’ Sweeney June 13, 2019 We’ve all traveled down roads the game of basketball placed in our path.  If you allow it to develop into a true relationship, some say your love for the game will lead you to greener pastures.  Jourdan ‘Superfly’ Sweeney is a great example of a young…

Popscout Chats: Coach Tiny

Popscout Chats Edmond ‘Coach Tiny’ Flournoy Sr. When you want to acknowledge mentors in the black community who continue to help kids mature and reach their full potential (or close to it), then you look for those who’ve been doing it the longest. Consistently is a great word to describe their approach.  OG’s who continue…

Class of 21

Don’t look now but Sunny Socal has 5 of the top players for the Class of 2021.  Popscout has seen 4 of the 5 who all appear ready to take their game to the next level.  How they handle fame, social media pressure, and their ability to stay humble and hungry could prove beneficial for…

Popscout Throwback Games: 2013 Loyola Cubs vs The Shaw

2013 CIF Southern Section vs LA City Section playoff game featuring The Loyola Cubs vs The Cougars of Crenshaw. Familiar faces on the Loyola team as several players went on to ink D1 deals. Game played March 12, 2013. Popscout Elevate Yo’ Game  

Popscout Baseball Slideshows: Palisades vs El Camino Real

Los Angeles City Section Semifinal Open Division USC Dedeaux Field May 23, 2019 Palisades pulls out the upset over El Camino Real, winning 1-0. Great team victory and pitchers duel but unfortunately, they would lose to Birmingham 9-5 at Dodger Stadium for the Open Division ‘Ship May 25, 2019. Popscout Elevate Yo’ Game

Popscout Baseball Slideshows: Narbonne vs Bell 2019 Playoff Semifinal

Images from the CIFLACS DI semifinal matchup featuring Narbonne vs Bell.  Narbonne advanced but needed an extra inning to do so, winning 7-6 in 8 innings. They would go on to win the D1 ‘Ship a few days later at Dodger Stadium (May 25, 2019) defeating Marshall 4-0. Game played May 22, 2019 Popscout Elevate…

Popscout Baseball 2019 Playoffs: Banning vs Marshall Slideshow

CIF LA City Section Semifinal March 22, 2019 USC Dedeaux Field Marshall vs Banning Marshall defeated Banning 7-6 and went on to face Narbonne in the Division I Championship game at Dodger Stadium.  The celebration was short lived as they lost to Narbonne 4-0 on March 25, 2019. Popscout Elevate Yo’Game