Langston Hughes starts fast, finishes strong.

Langston Hughes (GA) traveled to crosstown rival Westlake High (GA) in a game that’s sure to stay on each other’s minds as the season unfolds. Showing no signs of road jitters, Langston Hughes opened up the game on a 15-1 run.  At the end of one, it was 18-6 Langston Hughes.  Things were not lookingContinue reading “Langston Hughes starts fast, finishes strong.”

5 Star Dillon Hunter all by his lonesome

5-Star So. PG Dillon Hunter uses the glass as his friend.  He catches everybody slippin’ for the self-lob.  The 6’3 PG out of Atlanta, GA is the #2 ranked player for the Class of 2022, per ESPN.  He holds an offer from Clemson, Georgia, and Florida State. Unfortunately, Westlake (GA) took the L against LangstonContinue reading “5 Star Dillon Hunter all by his lonesome”

Popscout Chats: Mikey Williams

Caught up with the #1 Recruit for the Class of 2023, Mikey Williams.  The kid is as skilled as they come and only in the 8th grade (time of interview).  His development over the next 4 years will be fun to watch. The interview was taken during the 2019 Pangos Best of the West Camp.Continue reading “Popscout Chats: Mikey Williams”

2019 Hawks-Naismith Tipoff Classic Standouts

Recap of players who stood up and out during the 2019 Hawks-Naismith Tipoff Classic’s final day of action on November 16, 2019.  Images by Popscout. Game 1 Denmark 55 vs Maynard Jackson 52 10 -Robert Cowherd  Denmark HS 6’3 CG Class of 2022 (Listed as 6’5 on the submitted team roster) Cold shooting night forContinue reading “2019 Hawks-Naismith Tipoff Classic Standouts”

7’0 Walker Kessler shines during Hawks-Naismith Tipoff Classic

Walker Kessler showed why he’s the #1 Recruit in the State of Georgia during the 2019 Hawks-Naismith Tipoff Classic November 16, 2019, at Pace Academy in Atlanta, GA.  The 2020 big from Woodward Academy in College Park, GA has excellent feet, the ability to protect the rim, and a soft release on his shot whichContinue reading “7’0 Walker Kessler shines during Hawks-Naismith Tipoff Classic”

Popscout Game Recaps: Newton Rams vs Fayette County

3 Quarters of highlights between The Lady Rams and Fayette County.  Game played November 14, 2019 @ Newton High School in Covington, GA.  Great venue for some hoops and a very good amount of basketball junkies in the stands.  The Lady Rams miss too many easy layups and should spend some time in practice, workingContinue reading “Popscout Game Recaps: Newton Rams vs Fayette County”

Popscout Game Recaps: Newton (GA) vs Fayette County (GA)

Boys Hoops November 14, 2019 Newton High School (GA) 1st Home game of the season for the Rams as they host Fayette County.  Newton was able to hold of FC down the stretch for a 88-78 W. Like, share and follow.  We appreciate your support. Popscout Elevate Yo’ game Twitter: pop_scout Instagram: popscoutbball Youtube: popscout

CA Hoops: 2022 Amari Bailey

Highly touted Amari Bailey, the Number 2 player in the country for 2022, continues to develop his game, looking special as he starts his Soph. season for the Sierra Canyon Trailblazers (CA).  The kid is a stud with pure athleticism and ability to stay calm, cool and collected.  Amari’s size (6’4) and athleticism, allows himContinue reading “CA Hoops: 2022 Amari Bailey”

Girls Fall Basketball​ Showcase (CA)

The 4th Annual Girls Fall Basketball Showcase is taking place on October 26, 2019, @ Lynwood High.  From the looks of it, we should come away with a great barometer reading on which teams will be special this season. One caveat is that many teams may not be at full strength. Nonetheless, all teams areContinue reading “Girls Fall Basketball​ Showcase (CA)”

Punch my Ticket: 2020 Kailyn Watkins

Knowledge and Character:  That’s the Alcorn Difference Watch out for the Lady Cougars of Crenshaw this season.  They have a new Head Coach in Correy Thomas (former Fairfax HC) and a few players looking to make a name for themselves on the Girls CA Hoop Circuit.  2020 5’7 G Kailyn Watkins has punched her ticketContinue reading “Punch my Ticket: 2020 Kailyn Watkins”

Popscout Q&A: 1st Year Coach Jaylon Bardley

We all we got. In a time when the social climate is stirring like a hurricane off the coast, threatening to demolish any and everything in its path, it’s great to see our youth, who’ve navigated their way through the current times (and system so to speak), giving back to the community in which they came.Continue reading “Popscout Q&A: 1st Year Coach Jaylon Bardley”