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Hooprootz Player Spotlight: Kur Teng

Hooprootz Player Spotlight: Kur Teng

Posted Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

Our second edition of the Player Spotlight Series looks at DC Blue Devils guard Kur Teng. Listed as a wing last year, Teng has becgan to evolve into a true guard that will follow the path that Geo Baker, Caleb Green, Ronnie Silva and Bol Akot have paved for him with the DC Blue Devils program. Known for his shooting prowess, Teng can score it with the best of them. We look forward to seeing Kur return in March. More information… READ MORE >

Hooprootz Player Spotlight: Petros Engelhardt

Hooprootz Player Spotlight: Petros Engelhardt

Posted Tuesday, December 25th, 2018

We start our Player Spotlight Series with Maine native Petros Engelhardt. Petros made the trip down last year to Junior Elite 75 and this year he will return 2+ inches taller. Having had a year to mature and grow, we are excited to see Engelhardt on March 15th. More information can be found here.   Player Profile: Name: Petros Engelhardt Hometown: South Portland, Maine Height: 6'0 Position: Forward   Player Interview: Hooprootz: How is 8th/7th grade going for you so far?… READ MORE >

Introducing the Hooprootz Player Spotlight Series

Introducing the Hooprootz Player Spotlight Series

Posted Friday, December 21st, 2018

On March 15th, the annual Junior Elite 75 returns to Massachusetts welcoming the top prospects throughout the region. More information on the #JE75 can be found here while registration can be found here. Throughout the next few months we will be highlight different prospects who will be attending the Junior Elite 75. Year in and year out, the #JE75 provides the top exposure throughout player interviews, video packages as well as a chance to play in front of some of the… READ MORE >

BABC/ Boston Bobcats 2018 Winter Preview

Posted Tuesday, December 18th, 2018

BABC and Boston Bobcats made waves during the fall when the announced they would join forces. This move not only affected the high school level but the middle school level as well. The biggest name is Reid Ducharme who has grown 5+ inches over the past year and has already made his mark with the Nobles team contributing right away as an 8th grader, similar to Shy Odom last year at Beaver Country Day. Reid will not be joining the… READ MORE >

Expressions 2018 Winter Preview

Expressions 2018 Winter Preview

Posted Thursday, December 13th, 2018

Expressions 8th grade team led by head coach Joe Saunders competes in the MADE Hoops middle school circuit. One of the more talented teams in New England at this level, Expressions has a great combination of size, skill and athleticism. In addition to the Made Hoops circuit, they will be competing in the Basketball Spotlight Class for the Cup on January 26th-27th. Here is a rundown of the members of the Expressions team and what they each bring to the… READ MORE >

#NEHF Hooprootz Twitter Blog

#NEHF Hooprootz Twitter Blog

Posted Monday, April 16th, 2018

Hooprootz was once again on hand for the 11th annual Northeast Hoops Festival providing coverage for the top middle school programs in the northeast.  Tremendous win for @teamnewengland over BOS in boys 5th #NEHF — HoopRootz (@hooprootz) April 14, 2018 Mass elite red get a strong victory over Brockton reign elite in boys 8th #NEHF — HoopRootz (@hooprootz) April 14, 2018 Amazing close victory for Massasoit Warriors over Mass Rivals III in boys 8th grade #NEHF — HoopRootz (@hooprootz) April… READ MORE >

HooprootzTV releases #JE75 videos

HooprootzTV releases #JE75 videos

Posted Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018

Last month, some of the best middle school prospects in the region came together for the annual Junior Elite 75. Prep school and high school coaches will now be able to go through and check out video highlights of some of the players in attendence last month.   2022: Jaeden Greenleaf Rami Hahami Kendric Davila-Diaz Bryan Aweh-Kisob AJ Lesburt Andre Perez Dion Byrd Jason James 2023: Abdul-Rahman De Leon Jadon Wolfe Malachi Bryant Jose Zayas Quintin Floyd Jeremiah Jenkins Liam… READ MORE >

#JE75 - Top Combo Guards

#JE75 - Top Combo Guards

Posted Wednesday, March 21st, 2018

Best of the bunch: Ta’Quan Williams: Ta’Quan displayed his ability to get out on the break exceptionally well during the Junior Elite 75 showcase, his athleticism and length will serve him wonders in the future as he continues to develop his half court game. Luke McNabb: McNabb displayed a ton of potential on both sides of the floor, he has a great understanding for the game at a young age, but needs to work a bit on the fundamentals of… READ MORE >

#JE75 - Top Point Guards

#JE75 - Top Point Guards

Posted Wednesday, March 21st, 2018

Best of the Bunch: Kyle Hicks: A long and athletic guard with great potential, Hicks has a sound offensive game and the ability to be a great defensive player as well. The sky could be the limit for this 8th grader if he continues to grow and develop his game. Jonathan Guerrier:   The 6-2 guard is a good athlete and tough competitor who impacted the games on both ends of the floor. His ability to shoot off the dribble is… READ MORE >

#JE75 - Top 5th and 6th Graders

#JE75 - Top 5th and 6th Graders

Posted Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

Best of the bunch: James Jones: Jones showed how well he has been coached to this point in his very young basketball journey. He had a good understanding of where to be off the ball and did a great job following his shot and crashing the offensive glass. Though only a 5th grader, Jones has been taught well and as he continues to grow you can count on this guard having good habits out on the floor. Hayden Maynard: Maynard… READ MORE >

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