Friday, November 27, 2015

Coach David Archer pumps life back into HACC....

His Motto, "All we do is win" has been a part of him for the past 11 years.  For those who know 1st year HACC head Coach David Archer, they know that he ALWAYS has something to say about his teams and his journey.

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Girls Elite Showcase Recap for CentralPABball

CentralPABball Elite Girls Showcase
Over the last 5 to 6 years, Central PA has been the market for Girls Basketball talent.  Having players such as Alyssa Thomas show that she can not only play with the best in the country, but be the best in the country....  Malia Tate Defrietes is at Hampton right now coming off of a Player of The Year award as a sophomore and is the Preseason Player of the Year in the MEAC this year.

Recap of the CentralPABball Boys Pre Season Showcase...


2015 CentralPABball Pre Season Showcase Players
The Centralpabball Preseason Showcase was a fun one to be a part of.  The talent in the gym was great being that it's November and players are gearing up for their seasons.  We had all sorts of players, young and old, but make no mistake, every game was competitive and fun to watch.  Players from all over came to represent Central PA as cities like Harrisburg, York, Lancaster and even Philly were in the house.....

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Advanced Hoops Girls College Showcase was FIRE!!!!!

I tell you what, Central PA is THE HOT SPOT for Girls Basketball right now.....  The time is now for these girls as multiple girls are getting scholarship after scholarship....   In just the Commonwealth division alone, there are 6 girls who have committed to

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

CentralPABball.com Top 40 Showcase Recap....

If you are a player in the Central PA area still in search of an opportunity to play College Basketball, and you wasn't a part of this showcase, shame on you....    With over 15 to 20 different Colleges on deck, players from Central PA and even out as far as Allentown showed off their skills and abilities on Monday night.  Over 40 players suited up and while there were different levels of players in the gym, they all offered something different for coaches and fans to see....  We also had Big Star from Raw Sports in the house catching some nice footage of the event and yours truly was on the mic....  Here's a breakdown on the guys who were in attendance...

Friday, September 11, 2015

Nehemiah "Bud" Mack still doing big things....

A young Nehemiah "Bud" Mack and Tyrece Little back in 2011 at Hoop Group
Back in 2010 - 2011 when Nehemiah "Bud" Mack was putting up 20pppg as an 8th grader playing Varsity Basketball for Emmanuel Baptist, lots of people were not believers....   I heard comments like "The competition is weak", "He can't dominate in the PIAA against REAL players"....   and so on, and so on....

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

The CentralPABball.com Pre Season HS Showcase

With the basketball season coming fast, CentralPABball.com will host a Pre Season HS Showcase for grades 9th - 12th to let Colleges get

1st Annual CentralPABball.com GIRLS Top 40 Showcase....

Get ready for the 1st Annual CentralPABball.com GIRLS Top 40 Showcase....   Central PA has produced some of the top players in the State of PA and even the country, now it's time for the exposure to go up a notch....

CentralPABball.com Top 40 Elite HS Showcase

Back by POPULAR DEMAND is The 2nd Annual CentralPABball.com Top 40 Elite HS Showcase partnered with Advanced Hoops which will feature most of the TOP PLAYERS in Central PA and beyond. Division 2, Division 3, and JUCO Coaches will be in attendance and games will be recorded and placed on YouTube for Division 1 Coaches to evaluate....

Saturday, August 8, 2015

Centralpabball.com Top Players to watch......

This was a great summer for a lot of the local athletes in Central PA...  I think it's safe to say that the 2016 to 2019 Classes might be the most talented combination of classes we have seen in a long time....  Not only do these guys have incredible talent, but they also have excellent academics....  That has been a rare combination recently....  With only 1 player from District 3 in the 2015 class attending a Division 1 school, that looks to increase dramatically over the next few years....  Here's a list of local players who have either received offers or have gotten interest from Division 1 schools....

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Pizza Hut Atlantic showed great local talent...

Spooky Nook has been a location to hold numerous events weekend after weekend and this one was better than expected....  The Pizza Hut Mid Atlantic Classics usually host a few local teams under Advanced Hoops and plenty more from the Scranton area but this year there were teams included from South Jersey and Philly as well....

Friday, May 15, 2015

Monday, April 20, 2015

Team PA 15u and 16u boys perform well in Electric City Madness in Scranton...

With only a few games under their belt, Team PA 15u and 16u are looking to get into a rhythm quickly.... They were able to get some quality competition at The Electric City Madness tourney in Scranton, PA while competing against some really good programs from Northern PA, Philly and Upstate NY...

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Team PA show off at Showdown in Chocolate Town....

This weekend at Lebanon Valley College teams from up and down PA and also MD showed up for some great bball on Friday and Saturday....   There were some impressive teams on the boys and girls side of things in various age divisions.....

Sunday, March 29, 2015

CentralPaBball.com year end accolades. ...

With the season finished and things have had a chance to die down, we wanted to 1st acknowledge all of the athletes who played their tails off and seen themselves get better as the year went on...   Hopefully each player enjoyed themselves this season...  If not, it's important to figure out why not....

Friday, March 27, 2015

Centralpabball.com 2015 ALL STAR TEAMS

Finally the season has come to an end and Centralpabball.com would like to recognize all of the players who put in hard work this season....  We like to recognize 30 players who stood out the most during the entire season and made a difference for their respective teams....  Without further ado, here you go....

1st Team
Jahaad Proctor Harrisburg HS  2015
Kobe Gantz JP McCaskey   2016