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  1. Recap: Capital Prep (Conn.) 64, No. 19 Cathedral 51

    Brendan Hall

    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- Eventually, they were able to break free. Locked in a stalemate through the first 20 minutes of its contest with Springfield Cathedral in the evening portion of the second day of the BasketBull Hoops Fest, Capital Prep (Conn....

    Blog | December 20, 2013
  2. Recap: No. 7 New Mission 76, Charlestown 46

    Brendan Hall

    HYDE PARK, Mass. -- The last three seasons, New Mission has had the luxury of being able to go long like few other teams in the Boston City League had been able to do, with 6-foot-7 wing Nate Anderson and 6-foot-4 pogo stick Isshiah Coleman manning t...

    Blog | December 20, 2013
  3. Growing pains, but early returns for Central, O'Brien

    Brendan Hall

    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- Jack O'Brien won't sugarcoat the facts. This is a brutal routine for him, even by his own famously hardy standards. As early as 5:30 a.m. each morning, he rises from his home in Medford and makes the 15-mile commute south acr...

    Blog | December 19, 2013
  4. Braintree is No. 1 in first girls hoop poll

    Brendan Hall

    Our first statewide MIAA Top 25 girls hoop poll of the 2013-14 season is up. To view it, CLICK HERE. The next update of the girls' basketball poll will be on Friday, Dec. 27. A few notes and observations about the first poll of the season: B...

    Blog | December 18, 2013
  5. BasketBull Hoops Fest schedule, players to watch

    Brendan Hall

    The BasketBull Hoops Fest will take place from Thursday to Saturday on the campus of Western New England University, in Springfield. The event will include games from prep, public and private school teams from both Massachusetts as well as regionally...

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  6. BABC Holiday Classic schedule set

    Brendan Hall

    The Boston Amateur Basketball Club (BABC) will be hosting its annual Holiday Classic at the Shelburne Community Center and Reggie Lewis Center, Dec. 27 through Dec. 29. The Holiday Classic includes top area participants, including three recent MIAA s...

    Blog | December 16, 2013
  7. Preseason Top 25 Boys Hoop poll

    Brendan Hall

    Today we officially updated the MIAA Top 25 boys basketball poll for the first time in the 2013-14 season. To view it, CLICK HERE. Last week, we rolled out the preseason poll by counting down five teams each day. In case you missed it, here are th...

    Blog | December 12, 2013
  8. Scrimmage Slants: Central Catholic vs. BC High

    Brendan Hall

    LAWRENCE, Mass. -- With many MIAA basketball teams across the state kicking off their schedules on Friday, this week is serving as a final tune-up for many of the top teams in our boys hoop poll. Tuesday afternoon at Central Catholic's hallowed Memor...

    Blog | December 11, 2013
  9. Melrose's Frantzdy Pierrot out for the season

    Brendan Hall

    Melrose High head boys basketball coach Mike Kasprzak informed the Boston area high school media this morning that senior forward Frantdzy Pierrot will be out for the season with a broken wrist. Also a star on the soccer pitch, the 6-foot-3 Pierro...

    Blog | December 05, 2013
  10. USA Basketball hires BABC's Jay Demings

    Brendan Hall

    USA Basketball this morning announced the hiring of former Boston Amateur Basketball Club (BABC) Director of Operations Jay Demings, who will serve as Youth Program Director. Here is the full release from USA Basketball: COLORADO SPRINGS, C...

    Blog | November 05, 2013
  11. St. Mary's Mucciarone commits to Tufts

    Brendan Hall

    St. Mary's of Lynn shooting guard Jennie Mucciarone has verbally committed to Tufts University, the school announced today. Mucciarone averaged 16 points per game last season for the Spartans, who reached the semifinals of the MIAA Division 3 Nor...

    Blog | November 04, 2013
  12. Matignon hires Sean Glavin as boys hoop coach

    Brendan Hall

    Matignon High School officially announced this morning the hire of Billerica's Sean Glavin as its new head boys basketball coach. Glavin comes to the Cambridge-based school after five years on Billerica High's staff as a varsity assistant. Below ...

    Blog | October 23, 2013
  13. Pioneer Valley Tip-Off set for December

    Brendan Hall

    The Pioneer Valley Tip-Off is coming back to the Curry Hicks Cage, on the campus of UMass Amherst, for a second year. Last year's local, eight-team tournament has quickly grown into a 22-team regional showcase and will be played on December 14-15 of ...

    Blog | October 22, 2013
  14. W-H hires Rowell as girls lax coach

    Brendan Hall

    Whitman-Hanson Regional announced this morning the hiring of Dave Rowell as its new head girls lacrosse coach, replacing Megan Methven, who left the post earlier this year to join the women's basketball coaching staff at Assumption College. Here i...

    Blog | October 22, 2013
  15. New Hampton's Lydon commits to Syracuse

    Brendan Hall

    New Hampton (N.H.) junior forward Tyler Lydon has verbally committed to Syracuse University for the 2015-16 season, he announced tonight via Twitter. The 6-foot-8 Lydon, a Pine Plains, N.Y. native, is ranked a four-star recruit and the No. 14 over...

    Blog | October 18, 2013
  16. W-H elevates Olem as girls hoop, softball coach

    Brendan Hall

    Whitman-Hanson Regional High School announced today the promotion of Jenna Olem as the new Panthers girls head basketball and girls head softball coach. Olem, a former standout at Stoughton High who is a special education teacher at Oliver Ames, has...

    Blog | October 10, 2013